Pentateuch with Haftarot and Megillot
MS 1 3
c. 14th century
ink on parchment, 154 leaves (24 x 18 cm.); text in two columns; Masorah above and below text, as well as intercolumnar; Ashkenazi square Hebrew characters
This Masoretic Pentateuch is extensively illuminated with red and green initial words to the parashiyot, and is decorated with flora and fauna as well as grotesques. The last page bears a lovely red and gold lion above the name of a former owner, Leon Yitshak (לאון יצחק).