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Author Malkiel, David Joshua, author.

Title Stones speak : Hebrew tombstones from Padua, 1529-1862 / by David Malkiel.

Publication Info. Leiden : Brill, 2014.

Item Status

Description 1 online resource.
Series Studies in Jewish history and culture ; volume 43
Studies in Jewish history and culture ; volume 43.
Note Includes index.
Contents Chapter One Introduction; Padua; Cemeteries; Publishing History; Chapter Two Words; Form; Prose and Rhyme; Medieval Antecedents; Metered Verse; Numbers; Language; Context; Content; Headings; Voice; Themes; Endings; Last Generation; Conclusion; Chapter Three Stones; Stone; Geology; Sources; Quarrying and Carving; Size and Shape; Architecture; Emblem; Lettering; Lineation; Carver and Client; Patterns; Chapter Four Lives; Sectors; Unattached Women; Children; Unmarrieds; Elites; Demography; Society; Community; Family; Onomastics; Afterword; Index.
Summary The Hebrew tombstones from Padua reflect the literary, artistic and social features of their age, from the early modern era to the modern age.
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Subject Jewish cemeteries -- Italy -- Padua.
Jewish epitaphs -- Italy -- Padua.
Jews -- Italy -- Padua -- History.
Padua (Italy) -- Ethnic relations.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Malkiel, David Joshua, author. Stones speak 9789004265332 (DLC) 2013039806 (OCoLC)861119967
ISBN 9789004265349 (electronic bk.)
9004265341 (electronic bk.)