A Jewish Archive from Old Cairo: The History of Cambridge University's Genizah Collection - Culture and Civilization in the Middle East (Paperback)
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A Jewish Archive from Old Cairo: The History of Cambridge University's Genizah Collection - Culture and Civilization in the Middle East (Paperback)

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Paperback 277 Pages / Published: 09/03/2000
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Explains how Cairo came to have its important Genizah archive, how Cambridge developed its interests in Hebraica, and how a number of colourful figures brought about the connection between the two centres. Also shows the importance of the Genizah material for Jewish cultural history.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780700713127
Number of pages: 277
Weight: 658 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 23 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"This is a book that will appeal to virtually anyone interested in the Genizah collection; and it succeeds in doing so in remarkably intelligent fashion.."
-W. David Nelson, Texas Christian University, Brite Divinity School

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