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Published Material from the Cambridge Genizah Collection

Published Material from the Cambridge Genizah Collection
A Bibliography 1980–1997

Volume 2

Part of Cambridge University Library Genizah Series

  • Date Published: April 2004
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521750868


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  • This is the second volume of the bibliography of published material from the Cambridge Genizah collections, the first having appeared in 1988. It is an indispensable tool for scholars, serving as a guide to every book, article and reference dealing with the 140,000 Genizah fragments at Cambridge. Most areas of Jewish studies are represented here. The data is presented in large format, and the main reference section contains over 25,000 items of information. In addition, the book contains listings of material arranged according to author, and of works cited, as well as addenda and corrigenda to the first volume.

    • Offers a vital research tool for scholars using the Genizah manuscript collections at Cambridge
    • An easily accessible guide, enabling scholars to define and confine their searches with ease
    • Provides a detailed picture of who is working in the field and the state of research so far
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    Reviews & endorsements

    '… a truly Herculean task admirably accomplished'. Journal for the Study of the Old Testament

    'The fascinating story of the Genizah collection of manuscripts reflects its fascinating contents. … This new volume of the Cambridge Genizah Series constitutes another reference work for scholars of Jewish studies and, more specifically, those interested in this collection of manuscripts. It reflects the efficient and indeed exemplary exploitation of a manuscript collection that modern times require.' Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society

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    Product details

    • Date Published: April 2004
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521750868
    • length: 578 pages
    • dimensions: 304 x 217 x 36 mm
    • weight: 1.801kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    2. Introduction to the 1988 volume
    3. Guidance for use
    4. System of transliteration
    5. Material arranged in order of classmark
    6. Material arranged alphabetically by author
    7. Addenda
    8. Corrigenda
    9. List of works incorporating short title index.

  • Editors

    Rebecca J. W. Jefferson, University of Cambridge
    Erica C. D. Hunter is Affiliated Lecturer in Aramaic, Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Cambridge and Visiting Lecturer in Eastern Christianity, Department for the Study of Religions, University of London.

    Erica C. D. Hunter, University of Cambridge
    Rebecca Jefferson is a Research Assistant at the Taylor-Schechter Genizah Research Unit, Cambridge University Library.

    Geoffrey Khan, University of Cambridge

    Assisted by

    Shulamit Reif, University of Cambridge

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