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Juden, Christen und Muslime. Interkultureller Dialog in alten Schriften

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Translated title Jews, Christians and Muslims. Intercultural Dialogue in Old Manuscripts
Editor & Curator

Andreas Fingernagel.

Imprint

Vienna, Austria, 2010. 256 pp., illustrations: 203 col., 30 × 24.3 cm. German.

ISBN

9783218008099

Location

Österreichische Nationalbibliothek (7 May–7 November 2010)

Description

Intercultural dialogue and the benefits it has had on the disciplines of medicine, astronomy and astrology. Greek, Arabic, Hebrew and Latin manuscripts (mostly medieval) and printed books illuminate the history of this exchange between Jews, Christians and Muslims from antiquity onward. Hebrew manuscripts are discussed in various sections: “Die hebräische Handschrift” [The Hebrew Manuscript], “Das maurische Spanien” [Moorish Spain]; “Die Astronomie im arabisch-jüdischen Raum” [Astronomy in the Arab-Jewish Sphere], and “Die Vermittlung der arabischen Kultur” [Conveying Arabic Culture]. Unnumbered listing of manuscripts and books, including 15 Hebrew manuscripts.

main keywords

ASTRONOMY/ASTROLOGYHEBREW ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS, 12TH–14TH CJEWISH-CHRISTIAN RELATIONSJEWISH-MUSLIM RELATIONSMEDICINEPRINTED BOOKS

minor keywords

Arabic/Persian illuminated manuscriptsBook bindingsChristian illuminated manuscriptsHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Ashkenaz, 12th–14th CHebrew illuminated manuscripts, BiblesHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Spain, 12th–14th CJudeo-Arabic manuscriptsMicrography

Related ephemera

Summaries of the exhibition, 4 pp., 29.6 × 20.4 cm. English and German; Exhibition brochure, leaflet, 8 pp., 4 col. illus., 21 × 10 cm. English and German; Exhibition coverage in Newsletter Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, Nr. 2, Mai 2010, pp. 3–5, 29.6 × 21 cm.

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