[The books of Genesis and Deuteronomy]

Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
  • Hebrew
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE)
Published/​Created
[1300-1599]
Description
4 leaves : parchment ; 400 x 330 (245 x 207) mm.

Details

Subject(s)
Rare books genre
Contained in
Robert Garrett Collection of Samaritan Manuscripts box 4.
Summary note
Unidentified fragments of the books of Genesis and Deuteronomy.
Notes
  • Ms. leaves.
  • Title supplied by cataloger.
  • Collation: Parchment ; p. VIII ; modern pagination in Roman numerals in pencil.
  • Layout: 38-45 lines per page.
  • Description: All sheets damaged with some loss of text.
Binding note
Unbound.
Language note
Aramaic (left-hand column) and Hebrew (right-hand column);
Script
Samaritan.
Provenance
Mss L1 and L2, actually belonging to the same manuscript. Both were detached from Ms A of Shechem (Nablus) Synagogue which is written by two scribes. Only the second part is dated (early 16th century); to this part L2 belongs. L1 belongs to the undated part of Ms A and seems to be earlier (14th or 15th century).
Source acquisition
Gift ; Robert Garrett, Class of 1897 ; 1942.
References
Tal, A. The Samaritan Targun of the Pentateuch. vol. III.
Other title(s)
  • Bible. Genesis. Selections.
  • Bible. Deuteronomy. Selections..
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