Description

The presentation discusses broader questions of the relationship between technology and freedom of expression in sixteenth-century Italy. It takes into account the Counter-Reformation context and its impact on Jewish printing and culture.

This presentation is for the following text(s):

  • Responsa of Rabbenu Nissim of Gerona (1546)
  • A ruling against rabbis who have sought to delay the printing of the Zohar (1558)
  • The "imprimatur" by Isaac de Lattes (1558)

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Event Website

http://wesscholar.wesleyan.edu/emw/emw2009/

Start Date

24-8-2009 9:00 AM

Location

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies, Harvard University

 
Aug 24th, 9:00 AM

Technology, Preservation, and Freedom of Expression: Isaac de Latters as Printer in Sixteenth-Century Italy

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies, Harvard University

The presentation discusses broader questions of the relationship between technology and freedom of expression in sixteenth-century Italy. It takes into account the Counter-Reformation context and its impact on Jewish printing and culture.

This presentation is for the following text(s):

  • Responsa of Rabbenu Nissim of Gerona (1546)
  • A ruling against rabbis who have sought to delay the printing of the Zohar (1558)
  • The "imprimatur" by Isaac de Lattes (1558)

Click here to view the video presentation.

https://fordham.bepress.com/emw/emw2009/emw2009/3