2020 Faculty Marina Rustow profiled in Discovery: Research at Princeton Magazine

Mon, 01/06/2020

“Imagine what the stuff of everyday life —personal letters, the deed of a house, a shop owner’s inventory records — might look like in medieval times. Since the late 1990s, historian Marina Rustow has immersed herself in a unique cache of such documents hidden away for centuries in an Egyptian synagogue.”

Read more in Jamie Saxon’s article: Fragile Fragments: Marina Rustow unpacks daily life in medieval Egypt

 

 

Hebrew manuscript with babylonian vocalization, 1913, Paul Kahle, Masoreten des Ostens, Leipzig 1913, plate 3.