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Rare Books

 Rare Books Collection

The collection of rare books at the National Library of Israel includes an array of subject such as Biblical studies, theology, Christian exegesis, history, philosophy, science, travel books and more. Some examples include:

Bernard von Breydenbach’s account of his journey to the Holy Land (1486)
Thomas Aquinas – Summa Theologia (1470)
Hartmann Schedel – Chronicon (illustrated history) (1493)
Dante Alighieri – The Divine Comedy
Josephus Flavius – a Latin version of Jewish Antiquities (1470)

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