Italian Code of the Law, 'The decisions of Isaiah ben Elijah di Trani, the Younger'


The Italian Code of the Law is known as 'The decisions of Isaiah ben Elijah di Trani, the Younger'. This copy was produced in Italy in 1374. The manuscript abounds in finely illuminated borders, decorated word panels and textual illustrations executed in rich shades of pink, red and brilliant blue, the predominant hue. It was copied by Jekuthiel ben Solomon for his teacher Menahem ben Nathan. The miniature on this folio shows a man marking out an 'eruv' – a boundary for the Sabbath.

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Full title:
Halakhic decisions of Isaiah of Trani, the younger, aka Pisḳe R. Yeshayah Aḥaron.
1374, Bologna
Isaiah ben Elijah of Trani
Usage terms
Public Domain
Held by
British Library
Or 5024

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