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Emma Abate

Senior assistant professor (fixed-term)

Department of Cultural Heritage

Academic discipline: L-OR/08 Hebrew

Short Bio

Senior Researcher of «Hebrew and History of Judaism» and «History of the Hebrew Book» (University Alma Mater). Since 2018, she is Researcher at the Institut de recherche et d’histoire des textes (IRHT-CNRS) in Paris. She is a specialist of Hebrew codicology and palaeography. Her work is dedicated to the exploration and edition of the Jewish magical and kabbalistic tradition through the material and philological analysis of manuscripts from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Part of her current research concerns the reconstruction of the library of the Christian Hebraist Giles of Viterbo (1469-1532). She is also in charge as the scientific coordinator of the team project Books within Books: Hebrew Fragments in European Libraries. Among her publications, Sigillare il mondo. Amuleti e ricette della Genizah (2015) includes the edition and commentary of magical manuscripts from the Cairo Genizah held in the Alliance Israelite Universelle's Library in Paris. She edited the volume L’eredità di Salomone. La magia ebraica in Italia e nel Mediterraneo (2019).

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E-mail:
emma.abate@unibo.it
Tel:
+39 0544 9 36 782

Dipartimento di Beni Culturali
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