Ashkenazic and French Piyyut: Commentary as Example for Medieval Hebrew Compilatory Literature
The ‘Sephardicization’ of Hebrew Poetry in Thirteenth-Century Ashkenaz and Byzantium
Elisabeth Hollender is Professor of Jewish Studies at Goethe University in Frankfurt. An expert on medieval Ashkenazic poetry and poetics, she published Piyyut Commentary in Medieval Ashkenaz (2008). In the spring, Hollender will examine the process of cultural transmission of Jewish liturgical traditions during the thirteenth century.