Cookies Policy

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Preliminary Material

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

This front matter section of the book Stones Speak Hebrew Tombstones from Padua, 1529-1862 presents the table of contents and acknowledgements. The book uses the tombstone as a lens through which to examine the historical development of Jewish culture in Padua. The tombs of the Middle Ages and early modern era are a well-ploughed field in the study of European art history, but while Jewish cemeteries have been the subject of thousands of studies, the focus has usually been on genealogy or art, with little or no attention paid to the tombstone's value for cultural history.

Keywords: Hebrew Tombstones; Jewish culture; Padua



Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
    Stones Speak - Hebrew Tombstones from Padua, 1529-1862 — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation