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Subject : written word

Subject : christian

Subject : jews

Subject : manuscript

Subject : bible

Subject : muslim

Subject : torah

Subject : library

Subject : religion

Subject : bodleian

Subject : muslims

Subject : books

Subject : exhibition

Subject : hebrew

Subject : oxford

Subject : an

Subject : manuscripts

Subject : book

Subject : christians

Subject : Jew

Subject : an,manuscripts,book,christians,Jew,2010-02-18

Description : Piet looks at the three great Bodleian mahzorim (large and elaborately decorated prayer books for the festivals), which were illuminated by Christian painters in collaboration with and under the supervision of Jewish scribes. The majority of Hebrew manuscripts were copied out by Jews for their personal use. But during the second half of the thirteenth and the first half of the fourteenth centuries large and elaborately decorated prayer books for the festivals (mahzorim) were produced for communal use in the liturgy. Wealthy laymen vied with each other for the honour of leading prayers on festive occasions. These were the same men who commissioned large and splendidly decorated prayer books as status symbols. They wanted to enhance their prestige by employing the most sought-after professio

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Itunes:subtitle : Piet looks at the three great Bodleian mahzorim (large and elaborately decorated prayer books for the festivals), which were illuminated by Christian painters in collaboration with and under the supervision of Jewish scribes.

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Itunes:duration : 203

Type : video/mp4

Pubdate : Mon, 10 May 2010 18:26:28 +0100

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Title : Hebrew Prayer Books for Public Use