Sacred trash [electronic resource] : the lost and found world of the Cairo Geniza / Adina Hoffman & Peter Cole.

Author
Hoffman, Adina [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York : Nextbook : Schocken, c2011.
Description
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Series
Jewish encounters. [More in this series]
Summary note
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.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. New York Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011 Available via World Wide Web.
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.
ISBN
9780805242904 (electronic bk.)
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