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

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

By: Stefan C. Reif (author)Hardback

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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.

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Product Details

  • publication date: 09/03/2000
  • ISBN13: 9780700712762
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 277
  • ID: 9780700712762
  • weight: 725
  • ISBN10: 0700712763

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