The Resource Jewish book art between Islam and Christianity : the decoration of Hebrew bibles in medieval Spain, by Katrin Kogman-Appel ; translated by Judith Davidson

Jewish book art between Islam and Christianity : the decoration of Hebrew bibles in medieval Spain, by Katrin Kogman-Appel ; translated by Judith Davidson

Label
Jewish book art between Islam and Christianity : the decoration of Hebrew bibles in medieval Spain
Title
Jewish book art between Islam and Christianity
Title remainder
the decoration of Hebrew bibles in medieval Spain
Statement of responsibility
by Katrin Kogman-Appel ; translated by Judith Davidson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • heb
  • eng
Summary
This book discusses the decoration types of Sephardic illuminated Bibles. Unlike illuminated Passover manuscripts from the same period with their rich figurative and narrative picture cycles, Bibles are almost exclusively aniconic. Whereas the former borrow heavily from Christian art, the Bibles are entirely indebted to Islamic culture. The volume elaborates in particular on the cultural history of the decorative motifs and types of ornamentation in an era of cultural transition in Iberia and culture struggle within Spanish Jewry. The first two chapters describe the cultural, social and artist
Member of
Cataloging source
COO
Dewey number
745.6/74924/0946
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ND2935
LC item number
.K6413 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The Medieval and early modern Iberian world,
Series volume
v. 19
Label
Jewish book art between Islam and Christianity : the decoration of Hebrew bibles in medieval Spain, by Katrin Kogman-Appel ; translated by Judith Davidson
Publication
Note
Originally published in Hebrew in 2001. With revisions and additions
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-234) and indexes
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; List of Illustrations; List of Maps and Diagrams; Introduction; Chapter One: Acculturation, Assimilation, and Convivencia: The Iberian Peninsula in the Middle Ages; Chapter Two: The Artistic Environment of Illuminated Sephardic Bibles; Chapter Three: The Castilian Workshops of the Thirteenth Century; Chapter Four: Joshua ibn Gaon and Joseph Hatsarfati; Chapter Five: The Catalan Workshops of the Fourteenth Century; Chapter Six: Cultural Transition and the Art of the Hebrew Book; Chapter Seven: Castilian Schools of the Fifteenth Century; Conclusion; Bibliography
Control code
ocn191934773
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiii, 245 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789047402961
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b2222340x
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)191934773
  • pebcs142371248X

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