JUDAIC 317 - Topics in Judaic Studies
Section: 003 The Italian Jewish Experience
Term: FA 2008
Subject: Judaic Studies (JUDAIC)
Department: LSA Judaic Studies
Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
10
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credit(s).
Meet Together Classes:
Primary Instructor:

Despite their small numbers, Jews of Italy had historical and cultural importance due to their two thousand year history. The course aims to illustrate the historical characteristics of Italian Judaism, the oldest in Europe, and its role in the transmission of Jewish tradition from the land of Israel to Europe. The course will deal as well with the primary role played by the Jews of Italy in the production of the Hebrew manuscripts, the birth of the Hebrew printing, and the production of historical documents and of archives of Jewish communities.

Mauro Perani, from the University of Bologna, Italy, is the Fall 08 Judaic Studies Padnos Visiting Professor. An expert in medieval Judaism, Professor Perani is an authority on codicology and paleography of the Hebrew Book.

JUDAIC 317 - Topics in Judaic Studies
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
P
17066
Open
9
 
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TuTh 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Note: Meets with AmCult 301.001
002 (LEC)
P
20428
Open
13
 
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Note: Meets with History 257.001
003 (REC)
P
28190
Open
12
 
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MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
004 (REC)
P
26233
Open
6
 
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TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Note: Meets with CompLit 376.001
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