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

משחק מלכים. החיבת היהודי‬‎ Jews and Chess
(97 words)

Author & Curator

Victor Keats.

Imprint

Haifa, Israel, ca. 1996. 26 pp., 22 pp.*, illustrations: 31 col., 4 b&w, 29 × 22.2 cm. Hebrew and English.

Location

Israel National Museum of Science (ca. 1996)

Description

The connection between Jews and the game of chess (its literature and history), from ancient to modern times. Main essay on the Jewish contribution to the game. Three additional essays discuss the origins of chess, Talmudic references to the game, and chess in Jewish literature. No itemized listing.

main keywords

CHESS
GAMES/TOYS

minor keywords

Arabic/Persian illuminated manuscripts
Christian illuminated manuscripts
Maimonides
Oppenheim, Moritz Daniel
Paintings
Talmud

Cite this page
“‮משחק מלכים. החיבת היהודי‬‎ Jews and Chess”, in: Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica. Consulted online on 20 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004444522_COCO_CC1398>
First published online: 2019



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