Panel: BwB at the 17th World Congress of Jewish Studies

Saturday July 29, 2017

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Mt. Scopus, 07.08.2017

17th World Congress of Jewish Studies

Jerusalem, 06-10.08.2017


Panel: Books within Books: Hebrew Fragments in European Libraries. Discoveries and Updates

Monday, 7th August 2017 @ Barbara Mandel Auditorium, Mandel Building, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Mt. Scopus


Session A / 09:00-11:00

Chairperson: Emma Abate
- Mauro Perani, Early Square Italian Hebrew Script in the Epitaphs of Worms and Mainz from the Eleventh to Thirteenth Centuries, and the Reused Hebrew Manuscript Fragments.
- Andreas Lehnardt, Newly Discovered Hebrew Binding Fragments in Germany.
- Judith Olszowy-Schlanger, “Books Within Books” and the Typology of Hebrew Ashkenazi Scripts.
- Tamas Visi, Hebrew Fragments with Medical Content from Central Europe.

Session B / 11:30-13:30

Chairperson: Judith Olszowy-Schlanger
- Esperança Valls i Pujol, Hebrew Manuscripts Fragments from Catalonia Genizot; A Comparative Analysis.
- Emma Abate, Magical and Kabbalistic Fragments in European Libraries and Archives.
- Roberta Tonnarelli Corsi, Italian Hebrew Script of the Eleventh to Twelfth Centuries in the Fragments Reused as Bindings from European and Italian Archives.
- Justine Isserles, Tentative Typology of Hebrew Liturgical Manuscript Fragments in Italy from the “Books Within Books” Database.

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