Piet van Boxel
Retired (formerly Hebraica and Judaica Curator, Bodleian Library)
Faculty / College Address:
Hebrew manuscripts and early Hebrew printing with special interest in ecclesiastical censorship of Hebrew books in 16th Century Italy.
Preparing an exhibition of Hebrew manuscripts in the Bodleian Library in their oriental and occidental political, cultural and socio-religious context.
- Cardinal Santoro and the expurgation of Hebrew literature, The Roman Inquisition, the Index and the Jews, S Wendehorst ed, Leiden, 2004, pp. 19-34
- ‘Robert Bellarmine, Christian Hebraist and Censor’, History of Scholarship; a selection of papers from the seminar on the history of scholarship held annually at the Warburg Institute, Christopher Ligota and Jean-Louis Quantin ed. Oxford, 2006, pp. 251-275
- Censorship and conversion of the Jews under Pope Gregory XIII as reflected in 7 mss. in the Biblioteca Vaticana