BIBLE: KINGS, CHRONICLES, ISAIAH

MS 1631
MS Short Title BIBLE: KINGS, CHRONICLES, ISAIAH
Text
  1. BIBLE: ? KINGS, WITH COMMENTARY OF RASHI
  2. BIBLE: ? CHRONICLES, WITH COMMENTARY OF RASHI
  3. BIBLE: ISAIAH, WITH COMMENTARY OF RASHI
Description MS in Hebrew on vellum, Germany, 12th-13th c., 4 ff. + 2 partial ff. (3 bifolia), 20x17 cm, single column, (12x7 cm), 25 lines in a fine square Hebrew book script with portions of the Haftoroth, the gloss in elegant designs in Hebrew cursive.
Binding Barking, Essex, 2000, red cloth gilt folding case by Aquarius.
Provenance 1. Bernard Quaritch Ltd., Cat. 1147(1991):122.
Commentary The great Jewish scholar, Rashi (1040-1105), wrote the most influential commentary of the whole on the Hebrew Bible, partly making use of the commentary of Nicolaus de Lyra.
See also MS 1862 Bible: Leviticus; Rabbi Tanchum Yerushalmi, quoting the Babylonian Talmud. Palestine or Iraq, 13th c.
Place of origin Germany
Dates 12th-13th c.

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