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Introduction to Cultural Trends

  1. Secondary sources
    1. Adler, Israel, and Edwin Seroussi. “Musical Notations of Zemîrôt (Sabbath Table Songs) in an Eighteenth Century Manuscript at the Prague National Library.” Studies in Bibliography and Booklore 20 (1998)- 5-24. Abstract- Discussion of a notated manuscript of five Hebrew melodies, or zemirot, traditionally sung at Sabbath meals, and their German translations from between 1688 and 1752, coming from the collection of Jesuit Leopoldus Tirsch (1733-88), the Prague censor.
    2. Horowitz, Elliot. “Coffee, Coffeehouses, and the Nocturnal Rituals of Early Modern Jewry.” AJS Review 14, no. 1 (1989)- 17-46.
    3. Horowitz, Elliot. “The Early Eighteenth Century Confronts the Beard- Kabbalah and Jewish Self-Fashioning.” Jewish History 8, no. 1-2 (1994)- 95-115.
    4. Horowitz, Elliot. “The Eve of the Circumcision- A Chapter in the History of Jewish Nightlife.” Journal of Social History 23, no. 1 (1992)- 45-69.
  2. Images
    1. An Historical, Critical, Geographical, Chronological, and Etymological Dictionary of the Holy Bible, Augustin Calmet (translated from French into English by Samuel D’oyly), London, 173, BS440.C272 1732, P. 454.
    2. Ceremonies et couumes religieuses de tous les peoples du monde, Bernard Picart, Amsterdam, 1723-1743, BL75.C4 1723, Vol. 1, p. 122.
    3. Mahzor (Rothschild Mahzor), Florence, 1490, MS 8892, Fols. 5r (Zodiac), 6v (Keter Malkhut), 139r (Pirkei Avot).
    4. Mahzor (Corfu, 1709), MS 8236, Fol. 350r – Messiah entering Jerusalem.
    5. Mahzor (Italian rite; commissioned for woman), Abraham ben Mordecai Farissol (scribe), Italy, 1471, MS 8255, Fol. 5v.
    6. Minhagim, Venice, 1593, BM700.I818 1593, Fol. 73v – Purim.
    7. Minhagim, Yiddish edition (?), Fol. 50r – Hanukah.
    8. Minhagim, Amsterdam, 1662, BM700.I818 1662, Fols. 2v (wedding), 65r (havdalah).
    9. Wedding Poem, Mantua (?), 1722, B (NS)PP256.

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