Spain, partner of the Hebrew Fragments in European Libraries project

Hundreds of Hebrew and Aljamiado book and documents fragments and documents are found in collections throughout Spain. Many fragments have been known since the early 20th C. and described in scattered publications, many new sources have been identified recently. A systematic study of some of the fragments collections was initiated by the late JosŽ L. Lacave (former Arias Montano Institute at the CSIC) and by David Romano (Universidad de Barcelona), who concentrated on the publication of those of historical documentary content (1997, see: www.unavarra.es/organiza/pdf/fondos_hebreos.pdf). In recent years, spectacular discoveries were for instance made in the state archives of Gerona (State, Municipal and Cathedral Archives), where some estimated 2000 paper fragments were glued together to create cardboard book covers. A first inventory and digitalization of some 600 Gerona fragments is underway. The research in various other collections is carried out as collaboration between Spanish and Catalan scholars and institutions, under the responsibility of Dr Javier Casta–o, of the CSIC in Madrid.

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VIIIE JOURNÉE DOCTORALE MARDI 6 DÉCEMBRE 2016, DE 9H00 À 17H00

Thursday December 1, 2016

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EAJS Lab AIX 2016 / Research Approaches in Hebrew Bible Manuscript Studies

Friday June 3, 2016

Le“ EAJS Lab” est un événement scientifique (conférences et workshop) qui traitera de la transmission matérielle de la Bible hébraïque, de l’Antiquité au Moyen Âge. 

VIIe journée d’études doctorale et post-doctorale en paléographie et diplomatique hébraïques

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Archives, Genizah et recyclage des manuscrits dans la culture juive

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