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The Resource Sacred trash : the lost and found world of the Cairo Geniza, Adina Hoffman & Peter Cole

Sacred trash : the lost and found world of the Cairo Geniza, Adina Hoffman & Peter Cole

Label
Sacred trash : the lost and found world of the Cairo Geniza
Title
Sacred trash
Title remainder
the lost and found world of the Cairo Geniza
Statement of responsibility
Adina Hoffman & Peter Cole
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the efforts of two women scholars who recovered what has become the most vital cache of Hebrew manuscripts ever discovered, in an account that explains what the findings reveal about Mediterranean Judaism
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hoffman, Adina
Dewey number
296.09182/20902
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
BM180
LC item number
.H64 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1957-
  • 1847-1915
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cole, Peter
  • Schechter, S.
Series statement
Jewish encounters
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Judaism
  • Jews
  • Cairo Genizah
Label
Sacred trash : the lost and found world of the Cairo Geniza, Adina Hoffman & Peter Cole
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-[284])
Contents
Hidden wisdom -- Serpents and secrets -- All Sirach now -- Into Egypt -- Sorting -- Palimpsests -- That nothing be lost -- A gallery of heretics -- Pieces of the Spanish puzzle -- A Mediterranean society
Control code
ocn611551832
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
283 p.
Isbn
9780805242584
Lccn
2010016751
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)611551832
Label
Sacred trash : the lost and found world of the Cairo Geniza, Adina Hoffman & Peter Cole
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-[284])
Contents
Hidden wisdom -- Serpents and secrets -- All Sirach now -- Into Egypt -- Sorting -- Palimpsests -- That nothing be lost -- A gallery of heretics -- Pieces of the Spanish puzzle -- A Mediterranean society
Control code
ocn611551832
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
283 p.
Isbn
9780805242584
Lccn
2010016751
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)611551832

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