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Siftey yeshenim (The lips of those who are asleep, Amsterdam 1680) is the first printed Hebrew bibliography. In his introduction,the author, Shabtai Meshorer Bas of Prague (1641-1718), explains why such a novel book is needed, and what are its usages for Heberw readers and writers with various interests.

This presentation is for the following text(s):

  • Siftey yeshenim (The lips of those who are asleep, Amsterdam 1680)

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

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Start Date

24-8-2009 3:00 PM

Location

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies, Harvard University

 
Aug 24th, 3:00 PM

Putting Hebrew Books in Order: The First Printed Hebrew Bibliography

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies, Harvard University

Siftey yeshenim (The lips of those who are asleep, Amsterdam 1680) is the first printed Hebrew bibliography. In his introduction,the author, Shabtai Meshorer Bas of Prague (1641-1718), explains why such a novel book is needed, and what are its usages for Heberw readers and writers with various interests.

This presentation is for the following text(s):

  • Siftey yeshenim (The lips of those who are asleep, Amsterdam 1680)

https://fordham.bepress.com/emw/emw2009/emw2009/8