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Jewish Book Art and the Art of the Jewish Book in Manuscript Culture
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The first section of this chapter offers a brief chronological framework of medieval Jewish book art introducing the most common forms of decoration and presenting several known professionals of the trade of book production. It is followed by a discussion of the role Jewish art played in the cultural spaces shared by medieval J…

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Kogman-Appel, Katrin, “Jewish Book Art and the Art of the Jewish Book in Manuscript Culture”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish Book Cultures Online, General Editor: Emile Schrijver. Consulted online on 25 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2772-4026_EJBO_SIM_031555>
First published online: 2019



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