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Discarded History: The Genizah of Medieval Cairo

Monday-Friday 09.00-18.00, Saturday 09.00-16.30
27 April – 28 October 2017
Milstein Exhibition Centre, Cambridge University Library

 

This exhibition will provide a window on the life of a community a thousand years ago – a Jewish community in the centre of a thriving Islamic empire, international in outlook, multicultural in make up, devout to its core. To book onto exhibition tours and events, please click here.


EXHIBITION | 24 Jul | ALL WELCOME

Exhibition: Discarded History: The Genizah of Medieval Cairo

This exhibition will provide a window on the life of a community a thousand years ago – a Jewish community in the centre of a thriving Islamic empire, international in outlook, multicultural in make up, devout to its core.

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FAMILY EVENT | 25 Jul 14.30-15.30 | ALL WELCOME

Discover the UL: Historical Printing

Part of Cambridge's Summer at the Museums programme of family-friendly events.

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TOUR | 27 Jul 16.00-16.45 | ALL WELCOME

Discarded History Exhibition Curator Tours

Come and learn about the remarkable survival of the medieval past on one of our exhibition curator tours.

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FAMILY EVENT | 8 Aug 11.00-12.00 | ALL WELCOME

Discover the UL: Historical Printing

Part of Cambridge's Summer at the Museums programme of family-friendly events.

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FAMILY EVENT | 21 Aug 14.30-15.30 | ALL WELCOME

Building Books

Part of Cambridge's Summer at the Museums programme of family-friendly events.

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FAMILY EVENT | 1 Sep 11.00-12.00 | ALL WELCOME

Building Books

Part of Cambridge's Summer at the Museums programme of family-friendly events.

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Our exciting new app allows you to turn the pages and interact with six of the greatest written works in human history.

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