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Author Hoffman, Adina

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

Publ Info New York : Nextbook : Schocken, [2011]
Edition First edition
 RWU Main Library  BM180 .H64 2011    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  BM180 .H64 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  BM180 .H64 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript 283 pages : illustrations, portraits, facsimiles ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Jewish encounters
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
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
LC subject Judaism -- History -- Medieval and early modern period, 425-1789 -- Sources
Jews -- History -- 70-1789 -- Sources
Cairo Genizah
Add Author Cole, Peter
Schechter, S. (Solomon), 1847-1915
ISBN 9780805242584