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Detailed record for Oriental 2451

Title Pentateuch with masorah magna and parva (ff. 1-213v), haftarot (ff. 214-286), Psalms with masorah magna and parva (ff. 289v-361v), calendar (ff. 362v-378)
Origin Persia
Date 1483
Language Hebrew
Script Persian semi-cursive script, punctuated
Decoration Full-page drawing, in colours (f. 378v). Numerous text pages in decorative frame, in colours. Numerous decorated parashah signs, in black ink.
Dimensions in mm 175 x 125 (100 x 80)
Official foliation ff. 378 (+ 2 unfoliated modern paper flyleaves at the beginning and 2 older and 2 modern unfoliated paper flyleaves at the end)
Form Paper codex
Binding BM/BL in-house.
Provenance Colophon without names, 22 Elul 1794 according to the Seleucid era [1483 C.E.] (f. 286)
Samuel ben Aaron ben Joseph, scribe: inscribed with his name in the colophon, 1794 according to the Seleucid era [1483 CE] (ff. 361-361v).
Colophon without names, 1795 according to the Seleucid era [1484C.E.] (f. 286v).
Adolf Neubauer (b. 1832, d. 1907), Hebrew scholar born in Hungary: purchased by the British Museum from him on 24 June 1882: inscribed (f. [380v]).
Notes Incomplete at the beginning. Some folios were added later (ff. 7-27, 34, 59, 66). Ruling is visible. Parallel Hebrew foliation. Catchword on every verso. Lacuna after f. 213v.
Select bibliography George Margoliouth, Catalogue of the Hebrew and Samaritan Manuscripts in the British Museum, 4 vols (London: British Museum, 1899-1935; vols I-III repr. 1965); IV, Introduction, Indexes, ed. by Jacob Leveen (London: British Museum, 1977), I, no. 92.


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ff. 79v-80
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ff. 148v-149
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ff. 289v-290
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Decorated page

f. 378v
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