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Yitzchak Schwartz, Intern, Department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters
Posted: Monday, July 2, 2012
Reams of scholarship have been written on the contents of the Cairo Geniza, but in Sacred Trash: The Lost and Found World of the Cairo Geniza, authors Adina Hoffman and Peter Cole explore how the 1896 discovery itself changed the world of Jewish scholarship.
Annie Labatt, 2012 Chester Dale Fellow, Department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters
Posted: Thursday, June 28, 2012
In The Sisters of Sinai: How Two Lady Adventurers Discovered the Hidden Gospels, Janet Martin Soskice tells the story of twin sisters Agnes and Margaret Smith, born in Scotland in 1843, who made a discovery that would have implications for the future of biblical studies.
This blog accompanied the special exhibition Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition, on view March 14–July 8, 2012.
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