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Venice, the Jews and Europe 1516–2016

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Curator

Donatella Calabi.

Imprint

Venice, Italy, 2016. 531 pp., illustrations: 247 col., 3 b&w, 31.5 × 21.3 cm. English.

ISBN

9788831724944

Location

Palazzo Ducale, Appartamento del Doge (19 June–13 November 2016)

Description

The story of the Venetian Ghetto, its internal growth, architecture, social makeup, crafts and trades, material life, and the relations between the Jewish minority and the rest of the city, seen against the background of relations with other Jewish settlements in Europe and the Mediterranean basin. Exhibition in 11 rooms, in chronologically thematic sections, each with extensive introductory text and several related catalog essays, addressing such topics as: Jewish publishing in Venice (Giulio Busi), the architecture of the Ghetto (David Cassuto), Synagogues, Jewish culture and women, Shylock (Shaul Bassi), Jewish patronage during the Emancipation process (Martina Massaro), etc. Numerous historical maps and blueprints detailing the region and individual buildings. Every exhibit pictured. Detailed historical entries. 185 items.

Description

The exhibition was one of the principal events in the series marking the 500th anniversary of the institution of the Jewish Ghetto in Venice.

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTSGHETTOSHEBREW PRINTING, VENICEHISTORICAL DOCUMENTSPAINTINGSPRINTSSHYLOCKSYNAGOGUESTORAH ORNAMENTSVENICEWOMEN IN JUDAISM

minor keywords

Antisemitic images/objectsBesamimBiblesBiblical imagesBook bindingsChristian artEtrog containersHistorical photographsItalyKeter TorahKetubbotLevite setsMedical diplomas, illuminatedMedicineMusicPaintings, synagoguesPortraitsPrinted booksPrints, Jewish customs & ceremoniesPrints, synagoguesRimmonimSynagogues, VeniceTorah Ark curtainsTorah wrappers, ItalianWedding gifts (sivlonot)Yad

Related publication

Venice, the Jews, and Europe 1516–2016. Abbreviated exhibition catalog, with introductory essays to each of the 10 sections. No itemized listing. 143 pp., 74 col. illus., 21 × 14 cm.

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