ARTICLES AND NEWS
- Judeo-Persian manuscripts via @adamcmcollum.
- @BrennanBreed on reception history at Biblical Odyssey.
- Happy Birthday to Rome--and here's a way to enjoy it as it was.
- Judith (in media re) is now the face of Middle Earth Organics pasta sauce.
- A new technology for reading ancient ostraca.
- The shmita year and Palestinian farmers (perhaps suggestive for scholars of Second Temple economies) via Paleojudaica.
- JTS library to go into storage until 2018.
- Haaretz provides a history of Jewish burial, also via Paleojudaica.
- AJR's Krista Dalton on Brennan Breed's Nomadic Text: A Theory of Biblical Reception History.
UPCOMING EVENTS AND DEADLINES
manuSciences '15: Franco-German Summer school in manuscript studies combining history and philology with materials sciences, digital humanities and computer sciences from 9/6/15-9/12/15. Deadline, May 26.
Reflections on the Research of David Stern on and beyond Midrash, with Martha Himmelfarb, Peter Stallybrass, & Azzan Yadin-Israel. 4/28, 7-9 pm at the University of Pennsylvania.
5/3-5/6 "Sacred Song in the Late Antique & Byzantine East: Comparative Explorations" at Brown University
Columbia University's Seminar on Religion and Writing is hosting P. Oktor Skjaervo, speaking on Writing and Reading the Words of Zarathustra. April 28th from 5-9 at Faculty House. RSVP required.
Chris Hayes will be speaking on Divine Law: A Tale of Two Concepts and Three Responses at Columbia's University Seminar on Israel and Jewish Studies. April 29th, 6:30-8 pm. RSVP required.
The Amsterdam Summer School on Syriac Christianity will take place July 20th-24th, and July 27-31st. More info on the courses and the application process at the link.
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