|Country of Location:||
Country of LocationSwitzerland
|Library / Collection:||
Library / CollectionZentralbibliothek
ShelfmarkMs. Or. 159
Manuscript TitleBook of Psalms (Sefer Tehilim)
CaptionParchment · I + 161 + III ff. · 10.3 x 7 cm · Ashkenaz · 1433
Manuscript SummaryThis pocket format 15th century Hebrew Book of Psalms from Ashkenaz, is representative of private use hand copies, which are more seldom preserved in separate textual units rather than incorporated in the Hagiographs section of Hebrew bibles and liturgical manuscripts. Nonetheless, this genre of biblical literature is already attested in the Dead Sea Scrolls. Additionaly, Ms Or. 159 contains 149 Psalms, rather than the canonical 150, which is only one among many configurations found in early and late medieval Hebrew manuscripts, enclosing between 143 and 151 Psalms. Lastly, two medieval Hebrew manuscript fragments of an Esther Scroll have been reused as flyleaves for the 16th century leather tooled binding, protecting this little exquisite Book of Psalms.
Standard descriptionDescription de Justine Isserles, chercheure associée, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes-Saprat (Paris), 2019.
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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier):||
DOI (Digital Object Identifier10.5076/e-codices-zbz-Ms-Or-0159 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-zbz-Ms-Or-0159)
|IIIF Manifest URL:||
IIIF Manifest URLhttps://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/metadata/iiif/zbz-Ms-Or-0159/manifest.json
|How to quote:||
How to quoteZürich, Zentralbibliothek, Ms. Or. 159: Book of Psalms (Sefer Tehilim) (https://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/zbz/Ms-Or-0159).
|With in situ fragment:||
With in situ fragmentFlyleaf
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