Past Events

  • 2016 Nov 23

    Seminar | Methodological Tools for the Analysis of Medieval Iconography


    Dr. Neta bodner, HUJI
    12:30pm to 2:00pm


    Y. Rabin Building Mount Scopus Campus

    Dr. Bodner explained the term iconography, and introduced methodological tools for the analysis of medieval iconography. Next she presented several examples of medieval objects and discussed the ways to understand their symbolic meanings. In this manner, she showed that physical objects and images can be used as an important historical sources for the study of medieval history.

  • 2016 Oct 26

    Workshop | Paleography


    Dr. Edna Engel, HUJI
    (All day)


    Edmond J. Safra Campus HUJI

    Dr. Engel presented the developments of the different Hebrew scripts through the Middle Ages, and discussed the manners in which historical conclusions can be drown from paleographical and codicological observations. We then practiced localization and dating of different manuscripts, concentrating on manuscripts from the 12-15th centuries.