IMC 2020: Sessions

Session 627: Hebrew Manuscripts and Their Margins, II: Paratext, Metatext, and Ornament in the Margins of Sephardi Manuscripts

Tuesday 7 July 2020, 11.15-12.45

Sponsor:Centre for Jewish Studies, University of Leeds
Organiser:Eva Frojmovic, Centre for Jewish Studies, University of Leeds
Moderator/Chair:Eva Frojmovic, Centre for Jewish Studies, University of Leeds
Paper 627-aVernacular Translation in the Margins
(Language: English)
Esperanza Alfonso Carro, Instituto de Lenguas y Culturas del Mediterráneo y Oriente Próximo, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Madrid
Index terms: Biblical Studies, Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Manuscripts and Palaeography
Paper 627-bIs the Masorah a Medieval Biblical Paratext?
(Language: English)
Elvira Martin-Contreras, Centro de Ciencias Humanas y Sociales, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Madrid
Index terms: Biblical Studies, Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Science
Paper 627-cOn the Margin between Ornament and Meaning in the Hebrew Bibles of Iberia
(Language: English)
Julie Harris, Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies, Chicago
Index terms: Biblical Studies, Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Manuscripts and Palaeography
Abstract

The series of sessions present current research in Hebrew manuscript studies after the codicological turn, and especially margins, marginalia, and marginalities in relation to manuscripts in any Jewish languages. The sessions will cover codicology, paleography, glossing, pPage layout of commentaries and exegesis, paratexts, image on the edge, scribal drawing and illuminators’ painting in the margins, maps and diagrams, Hebrew and other Jewish languages (centre, periphery, margins), intertextualities and intervisualities, recycling and palimpsests, and Genizah and ‘Genizah of Europe’ / books within books.