Learning Hebrew in Medieval England

Judith Olszowy-Schlanger


Clarendon Institute Walton Street Oxford, OX1 2HG

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Abstract: Judith Olszowy-Schlanger will present her recent book, Learning Hebrew in Medieval England: Christian Scholars and the Longleat House Grammar (Toronto, PIMS, 2023).

Judith Olszowy-Schlanger has a BA and MA from Paris and a doctorate from Cambridge. She is President of OCHJS, Director of the Centre for Hebrew & Jewish Studies, Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies and a Fellow, Corpus Christi College. She is also Professor of Hebrew Manuscript Studies at the École pratique des hautes études and a member of PSL Research University. Her main research interests and publications concern the study of medieval Hebrew manuscripts as cultural objects, from the point of view of their text, material features and script and the role they played in Jewish intellectual, religious and social life. She is interested in the contacts between Jews and their non-Jewish intellectual environments, especially at the level of book culture.

This lecture will be a hybrid session which will be accessible both online (see below) and in person in the Catherine Lewis Lecture Theatre.
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