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Elisabeth Hollender, Clavis Commentariorum of Hebrew Liturgical Poetry in Manuscript, Leiden: Brill 2005.

This index to manuscript sources of piyyut commentary lists more than 18.000 different commentaries from more than 400 manuscripts. It is sorted according to piyyutim, for each piyyut commentaries are sorted according to minhagim. A more detailed list of manuscripts in the beginning also includes the film number at the Institute for Hebrew Manuscripts on Microfilm at the Jewish National and University Library, Jerusalem. The book also includes indices of poets and commentators.

The book received an honorary mention in the Judaica Bibliography category by AJL Research and Special Libraries Division (R&S) for 2005.

 

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