A Jewish Archive from Old Cairo (Hardcover)

The History of Cambridge University's Genizah Collection (Culture and Civilization in the Middle East)

By Stefan Reif

Routledge, 9780700712762, 277pp.

Publication Date: March 9, 2000

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Description

Explains how Cairo came to have its important Genizah archive, how Cambridge developed its interests in Hebraica, and how a number of colourful figures brought about the connection between the two centres. Also shows the importance of the Genizah material for Jewish cultural history.