|Translated title||Morocco. The Treasures of the Kingdom|
Sophie Renouard de Bussierre.
Paris, France, 1999. 270 pp., illustrations: 267 col., 7 b&w, 30 × 24 cm. French.
Petit Palais (15 April–18 July 1999)
Treasures of Moroccan art and civilization, chronologically presented. Three main sections, each with numerous essays and objects: ancient civilizations (Phoenician, Punic and Roman), Islamic art, and the European fascination with Morocco. “La communaute juive” [The Jewish Community] is briefly addressed in section two (pp. 114–119). A Judeo-Arabic manuscript of Aristotle’s works appears on p. 132. The synagogue of Rabat is pictured on p. 252. 494 items.
Hebrew illuminated manuscripts, Spain, 12th–14th C