Hebrew Prayer Books for Public Use

Hebrew Prayer Books for Public Use

Crossing Borders: Hebrew Manuscripts as a Meeting-place of Cultures

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Piet looks at the three great Bodleian mahzorim (large and elaborately decorated prayer books for the festivals), which were illuminated by Christian painters in collaboration with and under the supervision of Jewish scribes. The majority of Hebrew manuscripts were copied out by Jews for their personal use. But during the second half of the thirteenth and the first half of the fourteenth centuries large and elaborately decorated prayer books for ...Read More
Piet looks at the three great Bodleian mahzorim (large and elaborately decorated prayer bo...Read More