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The Resource Sacred treasure--the Cairo genizah : the amazing discoveries of forgotten Jewish history in an Egyptian synagogue attic, Mark Glickman

Sacred treasure--the Cairo genizah : the amazing discoveries of forgotten Jewish history in an Egyptian synagogue attic, Mark Glickman

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Sacred treasure--the Cairo genizah : the amazing discoveries of forgotten Jewish history in an Egyptian synagogue attic
Title
Sacred treasure--the Cairo genizah
Title remainder
the amazing discoveries of forgotten Jewish history in an Egyptian synagogue attic
Statement of responsibility
Mark Glickman
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the discovery of over 300,000 documents in an attic of a synogoge in Cairo, Egypt, describing why they were amassed, the circumstances surrounding how they were found, and what the documents contain
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DLC
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Glickman, Mark
Dewey number
296.09/02
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BM180
LC item number
.G56 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Judaism
  • Cairo Genizah
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Sacred treasure--the Cairo genizah : the amazing discoveries of forgotten Jewish history in an Egyptian synagogue attic, Mark Glickman
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Treasures in the synagogue attic -- The Genizah moment -- Solomon Schechter : the rabbi of Christ's College -- "The Giblews" : the sisters, their adventures, and the documents that opened the Genizah -- May 13, 1896 -- A battlefield of books -- Unpacking the boxes -- More treasures come to light : the Genizah after Schechter, 1902-1950 -- Professor Genizah : Shelomo Dov Goitein and the Mediterranean society he uncovered -- Sheet music, long-lost Talmud, and a lame and decrepit female hyena : the second half-century of Genizah research -- The Genizah today -- The Friedberg Genizah Project -- Sacred treasure
Control code
ocn610867029
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 255 p.
Isbn
9781580234313
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2010034260
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)610867029
Label
Sacred treasure--the Cairo genizah : the amazing discoveries of forgotten Jewish history in an Egyptian synagogue attic, Mark Glickman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Treasures in the synagogue attic -- The Genizah moment -- Solomon Schechter : the rabbi of Christ's College -- "The Giblews" : the sisters, their adventures, and the documents that opened the Genizah -- May 13, 1896 -- A battlefield of books -- Unpacking the boxes -- More treasures come to light : the Genizah after Schechter, 1902-1950 -- Professor Genizah : Shelomo Dov Goitein and the Mediterranean society he uncovered -- Sheet music, long-lost Talmud, and a lame and decrepit female hyena : the second half-century of Genizah research -- The Genizah today -- The Friedberg Genizah Project -- Sacred treasure
Control code
ocn610867029
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 255 p.
Isbn
9781580234313
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2010034260
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)610867029

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