MANUSCRIPT

  • MS 454




    CATEGORY

    Bible

    Hftarot


    Manuscript ID:
    MS 454

    Place:
    Steinfurt, Germany

    Date:
    1809

    Description:
    red and black ink on parchment; 23 leaves (35.5 x 18.8 cm.)

    Copyist:
    Shimshon ben Israel of Steinfurt

    Subject:
    Bible

    English Text:

    This collection of haftaroth was copied in a very accomplished had. The initial words display detailed geometrical and organic shapes. The title page as well as the blessings are richly illuminated. Notes by Abraham of Steinfurt (1809) and Jeremiah ben David Sachs (1819) defend the use of parchment and colors, respectively.


    Manuscript Link:
    https://huc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1008967899


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