MANUSCRIPT

  • MS 53




    CATEGORY

    Liturgy


    Manuscript ID:
    Ms. 53

    Place:
    Pressburg (Bratislava)

    Date:
    1729 or 1730

    Description:
    ink on parchment, 19 leaves (12.8 x 7.6 cm.); Ashkenazi square Hebrew characters (some directions in Rashi characters)

    Copyist:
    Aaron ben Benjamin Wolff of Gewitsch (now Jevíčko, Czech Republic)

    Former Owner:
    Aharon Shelomoh Nathansohn

    Subject:
    Liturgy

    English Text:

    This finely executed liturgy for Yom Kippur Katan features engraving-like illuminations on the architectural title page as well as  initial words and a central section of nine panels flanking the “Rahmana idkhar lan” prayer, which depict scenes from the lives of Biblical characters taken from the Bible and Midrash. This manuscript was copied in honor of Meir ben Michael Eliezer.


    Manuscript Link:
    https://huc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/959580274


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