MANUSCRIPT

  • MS 422




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    Liturgy

    Liturgy for Hanukkah, Purim, and special Sabbaths


    Manuscript ID:
    MS 422

    Place:
    Provence, France

    Date:
    17th century (not after 1687)

    Description:
    ink on paper; 54 leaves (27.4 x 19.3 cm.); Provençal square and cursive Hebrew script

    Copyist:
    Censor: Antonio Fran[cesco] Enriques, 1687

    Subject:
    Liturgy

    English Text:

    The Jews of the Comtat Venaissin were distinctive for using a liturgy based on the old Provençal rite. This handsome liturgical manuscript from the Provençal rite, incomplete at the beginning and the end, contains a number of interesting piyutim and ends with the alphabetic “Et Mo’ade Adonai” for Shabbat ha-Gadol.

     

     

    Hebrew; with some Portuguese, Italian, Spanish and French / Paper / 19,3 x 15,4 cm. / 3 parts, I: 28 ff. (last 5 ll. blank), II: 15 ff. (last 2 ll. blank), III: [41] ff. (last 3 ll. blank) / variety of lines to a page / Sephardic cursive writing with square headings and current writing / 3 titles, all written in engraved ornamental frames, coloured by hand; first frame signed by G. Visscher / Running titles on top / Catchwords at the bottom of each page.


    Manuscript Link:
    https://huc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/959334949


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