4.6 Aramaic, Hebrew & Syriac
MS in Hebrew and Latin (gloss) on vellum, Germany, late 14th or 15th c., 28 lines in Hebrew cursive script and glosses in "Angelic script".
MS in Syriac and Middle Persian (text 3) on clay, Iran /Mesopotamia /Syria /Jordan, 5th-7th c., 1 incantation bowl, lines in Proto-Manichaean and Pahlavi (text 3) script, drawing of a demon with a scroll or a dragon above.
MS in Mandaic on clay, Iran/Mesopotamia/Syria/Jordan, 5th-7th c., 1 incantation bowl, 19,0x7,5 cm, 44 lines in a careless cursive Mandaic script in 3 blocks at different angles radiating from the centre.
MS palimpsest on vellum, Mt. Sinai, Egypt. Text 1 (underlying text): in Christian Palestinian-Aramaic, 6th c. Text 2 (overlying text): in Syriac, ca. 700, 15 lines in a somewhat shaky Syriac estrangela book script.
MS in Hebrew on paper, Syria?, late 12th c., 8 ff., 17x13 cm, single column, (14x11 cm), up to 21 lines in a Syriac rabbinic book script by several scribes.
MS in Syriac on paper, Mt. Sinai, Egypt, ca. 11th c., 16 lines in Syriac Sertâ book script, knotwork decorated headpiece, marginal drawings of roundels, interlace patterns, etc. in black and red.
MS in Syriac on vellum, Mt. Sinai, Egypt, 9th c., 4 ff., 25x16 cm, 2 columns, (19x13 cm), 40-43 lines in a Syriac estrangela book script.
MS in Hebrew and Arabic (text 2) on paper, Nablus, Israel (or Damascus?, Syria), 25 lines in Samaritan book script and 22 sections of 10 lines in Arabic Naskhi script, ruled calendar pages.
MS in Hebrew on vellum, Nablus (Shechem) or Damascus, 13th c.(?), 1 partial scroll of 5 membranes, 44x125 cm, 6 columns, (38x17 cm), 84-91 lines in a small Samaritan book script without vowel signs.
MS in Hebrew on vellum, Southern France, late 13th c., 10 ff., 39x24 cm, 2 columns, (27x16 cm), 60 lines in rabbinic cursive, some headings in Hebrew square script.
MS in Hebrew on paper, North Africa, 15th c., 6 ff., 16x11 cm, single column, (12x9 cm), 25 lines in a north African semi-cursive Hebrew book script.
MS in Judaeo-Arabic on paper, Palestine or Iraq, 13th c., 10 ff., 18x14 cm, single column, (18x12 cm), 32-33 lines in an oriental semi-cursive Hebrew book script.