Impact of Printing

Impact of Printing
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Impact of Printing

Overview Overview- Impact of Printing Primary sources and presentations Seder Mitzvot Nashim, Edward Fram, Ben-Gurion University, Israel. Sefer Ha-Heshek. Moshe Rosman, Bar-Ilan University, Israel. Popularization of the Kabbalah,- Two Early Modern Perspectives, Boaz Huss, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. Sefer `Ets Hayyim, Yosef Hacker, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. Hurvitz, Mark. “The Colophon to […]

Zohar, Mantua, 1558, RB146:10, Title page.
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Zohar, Mantua, 1558, RB146:10, Title page.

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Tur, Orah Hayyim, Jacob ben Asher, Leiria: Samuel Dortas, 1495, Heb-53, Fol. 13r.
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Tur, Orah Hayyim, Jacob ben Asher, Leiria: Samuel Dortas, 1495, Heb-53, Fol. 13r.

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Talmud, Berakhot, Venice, 1520-1523, Printed by Daniel Bomberg, BM499 1520-1523 v.1, Fols. 46v-47r.
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Talmud, Berakhot, Venice, 1520-1523, Printed by Daniel Bomberg, BM499 1520-1523 v.1, Fols. 46v-47r.

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Talmud, Berakhot, Soncino, 1483, Printed by Joshua Solomon Soncino, Heb-102, Fols. 70v-71r.
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Talmud, Berakhot, Soncino, 1483, Printed by Joshua Solomon Soncino, Heb-102, Fols. 70v-71r.

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Sifre, Venice: Daniel Bomberg, 1546, BM517.S7 1546, Title page.
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Sifre, Venice: Daniel Bomberg, 1546, BM517.S7 1546, Title page.

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Printing house engraving 2, Copy of Jost Amman?, Found in David Amram’s The Makers of Hebrew Books in Italy (Philadelphia, 1909), p. 17.
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Printing house engraving 2, Copy of Jost Amman?, Found in David Amram’s The Makers of Hebrew Books in Italy (Philadelphia, 1909), p. 17.

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Nofet Tzufim, Mantua: Abraham Conat, 1474-1477, Heb-62, Fol. 1r (with manuscript decoration).
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Nofet Tzufim, Mantua: Abraham Conat, 1474-1477, Heb-62, Fol. 1r (with manuscript decoration).

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Meshal ha-Kadmoni, Isaac ben Solmon ibn Sahula, Brescia: Gershom Soncino, 1491, Heb-45, Fols. 18v-19r.
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Meshal ha-Kadmoni, Isaac ben Solmon ibn Sahula, Brescia: Gershom Soncino, 1491, Heb-45, Fols. 18v-19r.

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Education Chart, Livorno, 1846, B (NS)E126.
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Education Chart, Livorno, 1846, B (NS)E126.

Though this is a rather late example, similar educational tools appeared also in the early modern period.   For higher resolution click here.