MANUSCRIPT

  • MS ACC 316




    CATEGORY

    Poetry
    Epithalamia

    Epithalamium


    Manuscript ID:
    Ms. Acc. 316

    Place:
    Italy

    Date:
    18 th century

    Description:
    ink on paper; broadside (41.8 x 30 cm.); Italian cursive Hebrew script

    Subject:
    Epithalamia; Poetry

    English Text:

    This much faded epithalamium is written on a printed broadside displaying large images of
    trumpeting putti at the top and a groom holding out his hand to his fan-wielding bride in the
    center. The marriage was between Zechariah ben Abraham Fontanella and a woman whose name
    is illegible but for its initial letter “B.”


    Manuscript Link:
    https://huc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1009080210


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