Ancient Near East, Semitics & Judaica : new acquisitions February & March 2017

By Mary Fisk|March 31, 2017|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica, Art and Archaeology, History, Religions|0 comments

This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library in the field of Ancient Near Eastern studies, Semitics and Judaica during February and March 2017. Please note that this section of the Library also includes material on the history and politics of modern Israel / Palestine. Click on the hyperlink to go through to the item entry on the SOAS Library catalogue Please note that e-book content is accessible

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British Library’s Hebrew manuscripts project blog launched today

By Mary Fisk|April 20, 2016|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica, Archival collections, History, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Religions|0 comments

  (image from http://www.bl.uk/hebrew-manuscripts/articles/shedding-new-light-on-marginalia-mysteries) – free from copyright restrictions The British Library’s Hebrew Manuscripts Project official blog has been launched today. The blog showcases over 1000 years of Jewish culture and social life from across the world – from the Middle East to China, and from North Africa to Europe – with a key collection of digitized manuscripts in Hebrew from the British Library’s own collections accompanied by expert commentary and

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