Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica

Tablet, Scroll & Book: Judaic Treasures
(118 words)

Editor & Curator

Michael Ryan.

Imprint

Philadelphia, Pa., USA, 1994. Booklet, 16 pp., illustrations: 39 b&w, 23 × 30.5 cm. English.

Location

University of Pennsylvania, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library, Rosenwald Gallery (20 January–18 March 1994)

Description

The significance of the book in Judaism, and its history from ancient stone tablets to scrolls to codices. Introduction to these media, followed by sections on Classics of Jewish Literature, Sepharad and its Culture, Anti-Jewish Tracts and the Inquisition, Christian Hebraism, From the Renaissance to Early Modernity, and American Judaica. Descriptive entries. 74 items.

main keywords

CHRISTIAN HEBRAISM
HEBREW ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS
PRINTED BOOKS

minor keywords

Antisemitic images/objects
Archaeological finds
Bible
Cairo Genizah
Hebrew illuminated manuscripts, Ashkenaz, 12th–14th C
Hebrew illuminated manuscripts, Bohemia-Moravia & Germany, 17th–19th C
Prayerbooks/Mahzors
Scrolls of Esther, illuminated
Spain
Torah Arks
United States

Cite this page
“Tablet, Scroll & Book: Judaic Treasures”, in: Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica. Consulted online on 28 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004444522_COCO_CC1314>
First published online: 2019



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