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Manuskriptkulturen / Manuscript Cultures. Ausstellungskatalog

in Catalog of Catalogs Online

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Imprint

Hamburg, Germany, 2011. 176 pp., illustrations: 59 col., 10 b&w, 29.7 × 21 cm. German and English.

Location

ISSN 1867–9617

Description

Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Hamburg (17 November 2011–8 January 2012)

Description

Catalog for the exhibition “Faszination Handschrift: 2000 Jahre Manuskriptkulturen in Asien, Afrika und Europa” [Fascination of Handwriting: 2000 Years of Manuscript Cultures in Asia, Africa and Europe]. The exhibition celebrated the University of Hamburg’s establishment of the “Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures”, which aims to study the entire cultural-historical context of a manuscript, and examine the reciprocal influences between societies/cultures and their manuscripts. Introductory overview of the history and development of the Library’s oriental manuscript collection, particularly the Codices hebraici (Hans-Walter Stork). 15 sections on various cultures represented in the Collection, including “The Jewish Manuscript Culture” (Hans-Walter Stork, pp. 38–51, 5 exhibits). Extensive entries. 52 items.

main keywords

HEBREW ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTSHEBREW MANUSCRIPTS, UNDECORATED

minor keywords

Haggadot, illuminated manuscriptsHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Bohemia-Moravia & Germany, 17th–19th CHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Italy, 15th CScrolls of Esther, illuminatedUri Feibush ben Isaac Segal (scribe-artist)

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