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Verbum Domini II. Ο Λόγος του Κυρίου. ‮דברי ה‬‎ The Word of the Lord. God’s Word Goes Out to the Nations

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Collection

Green Family Collection.

Imprint

Washington, D.C., USA, 2014. 207 pp., illustrations: 157 col., 1 b&w, 28 × 22 cm. English.

ISBN

9780891123576

Location

Braccio di Carlo Magno Museum, Vatican City (2 April–22 June 2014)

Description

A sequel to the original exhibition Verbum Domini [#2095], continuing with the story of the Bible’s dissemination throughout the world. Most exhibits were from the Green Family Collection, with additional items from the Vatican Library and other collections. 10 chapters recount the Bible’s transmission to various countries and regions, the impact of the printing press on its dissemination, and the abundance of languages into which it has been translated. Chapter 3 addresses the spread of the Jewish and Christian faiths to China. Chapter 7 describes “The Judeo-Christian Tradition in Central and Eastern Europe”. Exhibits included Hebrew books and manuscripts, and a selection of European Jewish ceremonial objects. Extensive entries. 178 items.

main keywords

BIBLESCEREMONIAL OBJECTSHEBREW MANUSCRIPTS, UNDECORATEDPRINTED BOOKS

minor keywords

BesamimChinaHanukkah lampsHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Ashkenaz, 12th–14th CKaraites, manuscriptsKiddush cupsScrolls of Esther, casesTassTefillin casesTorah (scroll)Yad

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