MANUSCRIPT

  • MS 52




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    Bible


    Manuscript ID:
    Ms. 52

    Place:
    Pressburg (Bratislava)

    Date:
    1729 or 1730

    Description:
    ink on parchment, [7], 180, [2] leaves (13 x 8 cm.); Ashkenazi square and Rabbinic Hebrew characters (Yiddish in Rashi characters)

    Copyist:
    Aharon Shraiber of Gewitsch (now Jevíčko, Czech Republic)

    Subject:
    Bible

    English Text:

    The vocalized Hebrew text of the Psalms is divided so that the whole book can be said in a week. It includes a Yiddish translation and commentary, along with blessings to be said before and after reading. This luxury edition was copied with exquisite penmanship and includes an ornate title page showing Moses and Aaron.


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