Digitized Hebrew manuscripts from the Library of Congress

By Mary Fisk|December 9, 2015|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica, Archival collections, History, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Religions|0 comments

The Hebraic manuscripts section of the Library of Congress houses over 220  manuscripts, mostly in Hebrew, but including other related languages such as Yiddish, Judeo-Arabic and Judeo-Persian. These date from the 11th to the 20th centuries and come from Jewish communities across the world. They cover an eclectic range of subjects. Fifty texts have currently been added to the website. Content is indexed by language, name, subject, place and by

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The World Digital Library

By Dominique Akhoun-Schwarb|January 15, 2013|Africa, Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica, Art and Archaeology, China and Inner Asia, Films and Sound Recordings, History, Literature, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, South Asia, South East Asia|0 comments

The World Digital Library (WDL) makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world. There are, as of today, 6600+ items spanning from 8000BE to present, in a variety of formats (photographs, books, manuscripts, newspapers, maps, sound recordings, etc.) and languages, and covering a wide-range of subjects. Items on the WDL may easily be browsed by place,

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