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The John Rylands Research Institute

Articles and book chapters

The latest journal and book contributions from JRRI researchers.

2016

  • Allen, G. 'Addressing the Reader: Lodovico Dolce's Somma della filosofia d'Aristotele and the Audience for Vernacular Philosophy in Sixteenth-Century Italy', NeMLA Italian Studies 38: The Renaissance Dialogue (2016), pp.221-239.
  • Cioata, M. “Moses Gaster, Friedrich Horn and the Background to the Settlement of Samarin,” Bulletin of the John Rylands Library 92.1 (2016): 27-51
  • Marple, A. and V. R. M. Pickering, 'Patron's Review: Exploring Cultures of Collecting in the Early Modern World,' Archives of Natural History, Volume 43 Issue 1, Page 1-20. First online: April 2016  ISSN 0260-95412016
  • Mazza, R. “P.Ryl. Greek Add. 1166: Christian Prayer Amulet with a Receipt on the Back,” Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 197 (2016) pp. 73-84

2015

  • Cioata, M. “Representations of Moses Gaster (1856–1939) in Anglophone and Romanian Scholarship”, in New Europe College Yearbook 2012-13 (2015): 89–128
  • Keim, K. “The Role of Small forms in Pirqei deRabbi Eliezer.” Pages 141-166 in “It’s better to hear the rebuke of the wise than the song of fools” (Qoh 7:5): Proceedings of the Midrash Section, Society of Biblical Literature, Volume 6. Edited by W. David Nelson and Rivka Ulmer. Judaism in Context 18. Gorgias Press: Piscataway, NJ (2015)
  • Mazza, R. “Papyri, Ethics and Economics: A Biography of P.Oxy. 15.1780,” Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists, 52 (2015) pp. 113-142
  • O'Daly, I. “Diagrams of Knowledge and Rhetoric in Manuscripts of Cicero’s De inventione”, in Manuscripts of the Latin Classics 800-1200: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Book Culture, Leiden University Press, 77-105 (2015)
  • O'Daly, I. “Managing Knowledge: Diagrammatic Glosses to Medieval Copies of the Rhetorica ad Herennium”, International Journal of the Classical Tradition. First online: 9 September 2015. DOI: 10.1007/s12138-015-0379-x
  • Palabiyik, N. “An Early Case of the Printer’s Self-Censorship in Constantinople”, The Library: Transactions of the Bibliographical Society, 16.4, 381–404 (2015)
  • Palabiyik, N. “The Beginnings of Printing in the Ottoman Capital: Book Production and Circulation in Early Modern Constantinople”, Studies in Ottoman Science 16.2, 3–32 (2015)
  • Pormann, P. “Avicenna’s Canon of Medicine”, Riches of the Rylands: The Special Collections of the University of Manchester, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 189 (2015)
  • Pormann, P. “Inside Manchester’s ‘Arts Lab’”, Nature 525, 318–19 (2015)
  • Pormann, P. and Beckett, R., “The John Rylands Research Institute”, Bulletin of the John Rylands Library 91, 107–111 (2015)

2014

  • Cioata, M. “Romanian Jewish Autograph Manuscripts in the John Rylands Library Collected by Moses Gaster, and their Historical Contexts,” in Lumea evreiască în literatura română - The Jewish World in Romanian Literature, ed. Camelia Crăciun (Editura Universităţii "Al. I. Cuza", Iaşi, 2014):177­-203
  • Keim, K. “Cosmology as Science or Cosmology as Theology? Reflections on the Astronomical Chapters of Pirke deRabbi Eliezer”, pages 41-64 in Time, Astronomy and Calendars in the Jewish Tradition, ed.S Stern and C Burnett, Leiden; Boston: Brill (2014) 

2013

  • Cioata, M. “A Survey of the Gaster Collection in the John Rylands Library,”Bulletin of the John Rylands Library 89:2 (2013): 107–30
  • Silvestri, S. “The Ketubbot as Socio-historical Sources: The Case of Venice”, Mediterráneos: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Cultures of the Mediterranean Sea, ed. SC Martín, A Echavarren, EF Medina, DR Rufilanchas, KŠ, JT Rubio and DT Sánchez, Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing (2013), 355-370
  • Smithuis, R and Lev, E. "A Preliminary Catalogue of the Medical and Para-Medical Manuscripts in the Rylands Genizah Collection Together with the Partial Edition of Two Medical Fragments (A 589 and B 3239)." In From Cairo to Manchester: Studies in the Rylands Genizah Fragments, ed. R Smithuis and PS Alexander, 157-196. Oxford: Oxford University Press, (2013). eScholarID:205929
  • Smithuis, R and Bohak, G. "Four Amulets and an Exorcism from the Rylands Genizah Collection." In From Cairo to Manchester: Studies in the Rylands Genizah Fragments, ed. R Smithuis and PS Alexander, 213-232. Oxford: Oxford University Press (2013). eScholarID:205930
  • Smithuis, R and Alexander, PS. "Notes on the Artefactual Aspects of the Rylands Genizah." In From Cairo to Manchester: Studies in the Rylands Genizah Fragments, ed. R Smithuis and PS Alexander, 33-59, Oxford: Oxford University Press (2013). eScholarID:205927
  • Smithuis, R. "Short Introduction to the Genizah Collection in the John Rylands Library." In From Cairo to Manchester: Studies in the Rylands Genizah Fragments, ed. R Smithuis and PS Alexander, 1-32, Oxford: Oxford University Press (2013). eScholarID:205925
  • Smithuis, R and Alexander, PS. "Targum Manuscripts in the Rylands Genizah." In From Cairo to Manchester: Studies in the Rylands Genizah, ed. R Smithuis and PS Alexander, 61-99, Oxford: Oxford University Press (2013). eScholarID:205928

2012

  • Cioata, M. “The Fate of the Poetry and Prose in the Reception of Literature about Job,” Scripta & E-Scripta 10–11 (2012): 203–26
  • Impens, F. “A Very European Poet: European Intertextuality in Derek Mahon’s The Yellow Book” (1997), Boundary Crossings: New Scholarship in Irish Studies, eds. M Marková, R Markus, H Pavelková and K Jenčová. Prague: Charles University Press (2012)
  • Silvestri, S. “4. Biblia Hebrea” and “10. Biblia Hebrea” [catalogue sections], Biblias de Sefarad / Bibles of Sepharad, ed. E Alfonso, J del Barco, MTO Monasterio, A Prats; Exhibition director: Javier del Barco, Madrid: CCHS-CSIC and Biblioteca Nacional de España (2012), 193-197 and 220-223

2011

  • O'Daly, I. “An Assessment of the Political Symbolism of the City of Rome in the Writings of John of Salisbury”, Rome Re-Imagined: 12th-Century Jews, Christians and Muslims Encounter the Eternal City, ed. L Hamilton, S Riccioni, in Medieval Encounters, 17/4-5, 512-33 (2011)

2010

  • Cioata, M. "'I am not Afraid of Anybody, I am the Ruler of this Land': the Portrayal of Job as Man in Charge in the Testament of Job," in Representations of Masculinity in the Hebrew Bible and Beyond, ed.Ovidiu Creangă (Sheffield: Phoenix Press, 2010): 127–45
  • Cioata, M. “A Tale about Job in Manuscript 747 of the National Library of Sofia,”Scripta & E-Scripta 8–9 (2010): 461­–73
  • Impens, F. ‘‘Ovid in County Clare: Seamus Heaney’s Verdict on Brian Merriman’s Cúirt an Mheán Oíche”, TCD Journal of Postgraduate Research, vol.9 (2010)

Forthcoming publications

  • Cioata, M. “Medieval Hebrew Tellings of Tobit: “Versions” of the Book of Tobit or New Texts?” in Is there a Text in this Cave? Studies in the Textuality of the Dead Sea Scrolls in Honour of George J. Brooke, ed. Maria Cioată, Ariel Feldman, Charlotte Hempel (Leiden: Brill, 2017)
  • Maria Cioată, Ariel Feldman, Charlotte Hempel eds., Is there a Text in this Cave? Studies in the Textuality of the Dead Sea Scrolls in Honour of George J. Brooke,  (Leiden: Brill, 2017)
  • Palabiyik, N. “Redundant Presses and Recycled Woodcuts: The Journey of Printing Materials from London to Constantinople in the 17th Century”, Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, forthcoming in September 2016