Centre for Jewish Studies

Jewish Visualities

This project on the visual realms in medieval and early modern Jewish culture incorporates the following strands:

MAKING IMAGES – a project on the role of image making in thirteenth-century Ashkenazi culture. Lead by Dr Eva Frojmovic

JEWISH MUSEOLOGIES AND THE POLITICS OF DISPLAY – Leeds is hosting a 2 day conference 13-14 March 2016

DIGITAL JUDAICA at the LEEDS UNIVERSITY LIBRARY’S SPECIAL COLLECTIONS

THE CECIL ROTH COLLECTION OF MANUSCRIPTS

Click here for an introduction and  here for a listing, with some images, of the Roth Manuscripts in this library. Once there, click on “Media” to see the handlist prepared by Roth himself and amended by Malcolm Davis in 2005. Click on “In this Collection” to pull down an expanding tree listing all manuscripts.

 

 

THE LATE MEDIEVAL JUDEO-PROVENCAL PRAYERBOOK

Click here for the complete digital surrogate and its description.Roth Ms 32 frontispiece

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MENASSEH BEN ISRAEL DIGITAL DISPLAY AND RESOURCE

Click here to see the digital display of Roth’s collection of Menassiana.DL_0261_Roth-Various_629_003_crop

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