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  • Esther Scroll (II.5)




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    Esther Scroll


    Manuscript ID:
    Esther Scroll (II.5)

    Place:
    Basel

    Date:
    1806

    Description:
    printed scroll with engraved border and 2 illustrations on the opening panel Ink on paper, benedictions + 16 text columns + closing panel with blessing and liturgical poem, 20 lines per column

    Copyist:
    Wilhelm Haas

    English Text:

    The illustrations on the opening panel depict:

    Top – The King being read his book of Chronicles and in the background, Haman leading Mordechai on horseback through the streets of Shushan

    Bottom – The king extending his scepter to Esther and Haman being hanged in the background


    Manuscript Link:
    https://huc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1015673745


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