BIBLE: EXODUS WITH ARAMAIC TRANSLATION

MS 206
MS Short Title BIBLE: EXODUS WITH ARAMAIC TRANSLATION
Text BIBLE: EXODUS 10:15 - 14:21, WITH ARAMAIC TRANSLATION: TARGUM ONQELOS
Description MS in Hebrew and Aramaic on vellum, Iraq, first half of 11th c., 8 ff., 39x33 cm, 2 columns, (25x25 cm), 23 lines in a large Hebrew square book script, by a scribe perhaps originating from the Maghreb (North Africa probably Tunisia).
Provenance 1. The Genizah of a Kurdistan Jewish community, North Iraq (until 1950/59); 2. Dr. Fischel, U.S.A.(from 1950/59 ; 3. Bernard Rosenthal, San Francisco.
Commentary The Aramaic translation is verse by verse. Among the earliest group of surviving Hebrew targum Bible MSS in codex form.
Exhibited XVI Congress of the International Organization for the study of the Old Testament. Library of Law Faculty, University of Oslo, 29 July - 7 August 1998.
Place of origin Iraq
Dates 1st half 11c AD

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