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  • Ms. 310




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    Belles Lettres

    Mishle Shu‘alim


    Manuscript ID:
    Ms. 310

    Place:
    [unknown]

    Date:
    18th century

    Description:
    ink on paper, 1, 82 leaves (19.4 x 13.2 cm.); Sephardi Rabbinic Hebrew characters

    Subject:
    Belles Lettres

    English Text:

    Berechiah ben Natronai ha-Nakdan (12th-13th century) was a translator and grammarian who lived in Norther France and England. He is most famous for his Mishle shu ‘alim, a series of Aesopian animal fables, many of which are translations from other French and Latin versions as well as other sources. A very popular text, it has appeared in numerous printed editions. This manuscript, incomplete at the beginning and the end, was copied in the 18th century.


    Manuscript Link:
    https://huc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1247377819


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