A Historical and Descriptive Catalogue of the European and Asiatic Manuscripts in the Library of the Late Adam Clarke

A Historical and Descriptive Catalogue of the European and Asiatic Manuscripts in the Library of the Late Adam Clarke

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1835 edition. Excerpt: ...19J inches long, 14J broad, and stands 20J inches high. It contains many important curious Readings; has some erasures, but the original generally legible. It has the Greater and Less Masorah on the top and bottom Margin. The Keri and Ketib between the columns. Points, Masorah, &c. by a later hand, It is well bound in old brown Russia, with brass Clasps. The year in which it was written is not marked, but it must have been before A.D. 1436, for on page 110 the owner of the MS. calls himself Abraham, the Son of Joel the Priest, who bought it Mr. Minor. 196. i.e. A.D. 1436. B. Herein are contained Isaiah, Ezechiel, the twelve Minor Prophets, V. Megilloth and Hagiographa, i.e. Psalms, Proverbs, Job, Daniel, Ezra, Nehemtah, and Chronicles so far as 2 Chron. xxxvi. 12. one leaf apparently being wanting; and the Greater and Less Masorah. Written on 247 leaves of thick vellum, Imperial Folio, a magnificent and ancient MS.: three columns on each page: thirty lines in each column: 18 inches long, 13 inches broad, and stands 19J inches high. Masorah, &c, as in the preceding. It has several erasures and corrections, the original however generally discernible. The first word in each book is written very large, each letter being flowered and flourished about by a later hand, not to the increase of its beauty. It is bound uniformly with the preceding. The Scribe's name, which was Solomon, occurs at the end of the Minor Prophets and of Job, but there does not appear to be any date. C. This MS. contains the Pentateuch, to each verse of which is added the Targum of Oukelos; V. Megilloth, and Haphtaroth, without the Masorah. The four first leaves of the Pentateuch had perished and are supplied by a later hand. A well writen MS., on 334 leaves of fair...show more

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  • Paperback | 54 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 113g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236533143
  • 9781236533142