Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Hebrew Manuscripts going on display at the British Library

EXHIBITION: 16th century ‘spell book’ among Hebrew items on display at British Library. The Hebrew Manuscripts: Journeys of the Written Word exhibition showcases rarely-seen texts, some dating back one thousand years (Mathilde Frot, Jewish News/Times of Israel).

The BBC has an article, with photo, devoted mostly to the spell book: A Hebrew spell book is going on display at the British Library. The manuscript contains 125 spells, including ones for invisibility, escape from prison, and identifying a thief.

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