Material Culture in the Geniza Society
Lecture by Miriam Frenkel
Given in Stockholm, Sweden, in October 2010
Miriam Frenkel examines the Cairo Geniza records as a source of Jewish life in the Middle Ages, focusing on clothing and textiles, the importance of clothes in medieval society, food and the strange rareness of recipes in the records, and finally a shopping list written by a Jewish judge from Jerusalem.
See also: The Geniza: A Jewish treasure
See also: A Jewish Egyptian wine recipe
You can also learn more about the topic from Miriam Frenkel’s page on Academia.edu