From Image du monde (1245) to Tsel[em] ‘Olam (1733): Old French into Hebrew, into Yiddish and into “Tatar”

Convened by: Gad Freudenthal (CNRS, Paris)


Preliminary Program

NOTE: Our workshop is intended as a very informal gathering. The times indicated are provisional and can be changed according to needs. No precise time limits are imposed on speakers.

Sunday 27 October 2019

10:00 Morning Session

Orly Shenker, Greetings (TBC)

Gad Freudenthal- Tsel[em] ‘Olam: Reconstructing its history 1500-1733

Coffee Break

Claudia Rosenzweig- Tsel[em] ‘Olam and Yedias ‘Olam (Yiddish ; published 1718)

13:30 Lunch

15:00  Afternoon Session

Christine  Silvi- Étapes dans la vie de l’Image du monde (Gossuin de Metz en son contexte culturel ; Contenu de l’Image du monde ; ses lecteurs ; Passage à la culture imprimée)

Tovi Bibring- Old French-into-Hebrew: Some Observations apropos of Tsel[em] ‘Olam (TBC)

19:00 Dinner


Monday 28 October 2019

10:00 Morning Session

Aharon Maman

Remarks on the Language of Tsel[em] ‘Olam

Dan Shapira

The “Tatar” Version of Tsel[em] ‘Olam: Text and Context

General discussion