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My Life’s Histories

Author(s): Meir Ábrahám Munk
Subject(s): Jewish studies, 19th Century
Published by: Múlt és Jövő
Keywords: 19th century in Hungary;
Summary/Abstract: “Szipuréj korot hájáj“ - the autobiography of Meir Ávrahám Munk (Munk Adolf) ) (1830-1907) provides a rare insight into the Jewish life of the 19th century in Hungary. From the original Hebrew language translated by Simon Ardai and Miksa Fábián, Nagykanizsa, 1942 Preface and epilogue by Michael K. Silberis A unique document in the history of Hungarian Jewry. Few book-length autobiographies or memoirs written by Jews in nineteenth-century Hungary have come down to us, and Munk’s composition is additionally the only extant example of the genre to have been written in Hebrew.

  • Print-ISBN-10: 963-917-182-4
  • Page Count: 356
  • Publication Year: 2002
  • Language: Hungarian