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  (XI) Obj. ID: 11561 First Nitra Esther scroll,, Nitra, 1834. // Mordecai ben Josel (Jozl) Sofer of Nitra (Donath, Marcus) edit  
Category: Jewish printed books


2 Name/Title First Nitra Esther scroll | Unknown
3a Object Esther scroll (megillat Esther)
with benedictions
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Mordecai ben Josel (Jozl) Sofer of Nitra (Donath, Marcus) (Engraver)
5 Date 1834
6 Period Unknown
6a Period Detail
7 Origin Slovakia | Nitra
|
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Israel | Tel Aviv | Gross Family Collection
| 081.011.002
9b Documentation/
Research project
Unknown |
10 Location Israel | Tel Aviv | Gross Family Collection
| 081.011.002
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Illustration
Letter filled with inscription |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 302-25
19 Remarks
20 Description

An exemplar of the paper Esther scrolls in which the decorations and the text are printed from metal plates engraved by Mordecai ben Josel (Jozl) Sofer of Nitra. It opens with a panel containing several illustrations from the Esther story and eight other episodes are incorporated in the lower parts of the subsequent text columns (only the column no. 7 contains no depiction). The exception is the eighth text column, in which the depiction of the gallows fills most of its space. A part of the ornamentation in the scroll is based on the decorative program of the popular Amsterdam megillot of the early 18th century. They are decorated with printed borders and their upper margins are filled with the medallions containing the busts of the Esther story protagonists, therefore, in the Index, they are called "the scrolls with portrait medallions" (see ID 23764).

 


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21 Ornamentation
22 Custom
23 Contents
Book of Esther in Hebrew with the initial benedictions
24 Codicology

The scroll consists of 3 sheets on which 10 text columns are printed

24a Scribes
24b Script
24c Number of Lines
24d Ruling
24e Pricking
24f Quires
24g Catchwords
24h Hebrew Numeration
24i Blank Leaves

25 Material/Technique
Ink on paper
25a Material Structure
25b Material Decoration
25c Material Bonding
25d Material Inscription
25e Material Additions
25f Material Cloth
25g Material Lining
25h Tesserae Arrangement
25i Density
25j Colors

26 Measurements
26a Height ca. 220 mm
26b Length ca. 1265 mm
26c Width
26d Depth
26e Circumference
26f Thickness
26g Diameter
26h Weight
26i Axis
26j Panel Measurements
27 Direction/Location
27a Façade (main)
27b Entrances
27c Location of Torah Ark
27d Location of Apse
27e Location of Niche
27f Location of Reader's Desk
27g Location of Platform
27h Temp: Architecture Axis
27i< Arrangement of Seats
27j Location of Women's Section
27k Direction Prayer
27l Direction Toward Jerusalem

28 Coin
28a Coin Series
28b Coin Ruler
28c Coin Year
28d Denomination

29 Signature
30 Colophon
Colophon of the artist in Hebrew is placed below the last text column. The oval field is framed by pinned curtains topped by a crown, while its lower part is surrounded by acanthus leaves. The inscription bears the name of the artist (Mordecai sofer stam) ben Jozl Sofer), the date (1834) and the place (Nitra). The same details are included in another note from the artist that is included in the horizontal components of the first word in the Megillah formed of enlarged letters. ידעתי גם ידעתי כי אנכי עפר ואפר יי אות לאיש במוני להחפר כי מי אני לעשות לי שם בשם חכם ו וסופר רק היינו טעמא דמגילה והיינו טעמא דסופר להיות הקוק ב בעט ברזל על הנחשת לזכרון לחבצלת השרון אשר ידי תיכון אף זרועי תאמצני וימיני תסעדני בעזר האל אשר עזרני ב''ד מרדכי סופר ס'ת'ם במוה' יוזל סופר ס'ת'ם זצול בש' תקצד לפק פה נייטרא מרדכי סופר סתם מקק נייטרא יעא נעשה ונומר בשנת תקצד ל'פ'ק
31 Scribal Notes
32 Watermark
33 Hallmark
33a Group
33b Subgroup
33c Hallmark Identification
33d Hallmark Group Classification
33e Hallmark Reference
34 Trade Mark
35 Binding

The sheets are glued

36 Decoration Program
36 Summary and Remarks

Mordecai ben Josel (Jozl) Sofer of Nitra known also as Marcus Donath was a prolific artist active over the span of at least twenty-three years between ca. 1819 and ca. 1842, in Nitra. Donath was an expert religious scribe (sofer stam) who also copied and decorated various Hebrew manuscripts, but he left his trace as an engraver and a silversmith too. His works include the prayer books especially for the circumcision ceremonies, two types of decorated megillot Esther, possibly two mizraḥ plaques and a shiviti, an omer calendar, an amulet, and a Torah crown together with a shield. His works show him not only as a professional scribe but also as a well-trained calligrapher who created ornamental incipits, ribbon letters as well as masterfully executed micrographic decorations.

Another scroll representing the same pattern: MZSL XXIV-M-16 (64.1226), Jewish Museum and Archives, Budapest.

For another decorated megillat Esther created by the artist in 1837 see ID 11847 in the Index.

For the other works of the artist see also IDs 23735, 21799, and 2393 in the Index.

38 Suggested Reconstruction
39 History/Provenance
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
42 Biography
43 Bibliography

Selected bibliography on other works by Mordecai Sofer of Nitra (Marcus Donath):

E. Naményi, „Ein ungarisch-jüdischer Kupferstecher der Biedermeierzeit (Markus Donath)”, [in:] Jubilee-Volume in Honour of Prof. Bernhard Heller, ed. A. Schreiber, Budapest 1941, 252‒257.

A. Scheiber, „Markus Donath’s Second Misrah-plate”, Studies in Bibliography and Booklore 1973-1974, no. 10, 80–82.

A. Scheiber, „Marcus Donath’s Mohel Book”, Studies in Bibliography and Booklore 1979, no. 12, 9–11.

Z. Toronyi, Héber betűk, Budapest 2012, 35.

I. Wandrey, “Codex Levy 45”, Manuscript Cultures 2014, no. 6, 275–279.

Lot 198: A Hungarian Jewel-set Silver-gilt Miniature Torah Crown and Shield, Sotheby's A Treasured Legacy: The Michael and Judy Steinhardt Judaica Collection. New York 29 April 2013 available on https://www.sothebys.com (accessed on 22.03.2020).

43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
45 Temp: Batch Number
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46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
11561
48 Temp: Addenda
OVRPO=ntl%3Atrue%2Cntl_localname%3Atrue%2Csubject%3A%2Csubject_detail%3A%2Cobject%3Atrue%2Cobject_detail%3A%2Cmaker_profession%3Atrue%2Cmaker_name%3Atrue%2Cmaker_detail%3Atrue%2Cdate%3Atrue%2Cperiod%3Atrue%2Cperiod_detail%3Atrue%2Cphotographer%3Atrue%2Cphoto_date%3Atrue%2Cphotographer_copyright%3Atrue%2Corigin%3Atrue%2Corigin_detail%3Atrue%2Cschool%3Atrue%2Cschool_detail%3Atrue%2Ccommunity%3Atrue%2Ccommunity_detail%3Atrue%2Ccollection%3Atrue%2Ccollection_detail%3Atrue%2Ccopyright%3Atrue%2Csite%3Atrue%2Csite_detail%3Atrue%2Clocation%3Atrue%2Clocation_detail%3Atrue%2Cdescription%3A%2Chistorical_origin%3Atrue%2C&

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49 Documenter 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

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(XXII) ID: 109037 First Nitra Esther Scroll, opening panel, Nitra, 1834 edit
Category: Jewish printed books
ID: 109037 First Nitra Esther Scroll, opening panel, Nitra, 1834 edit  
Category: Jewish printed books

General Document


2 Name/Title First Nitra Esther Scroll | Unknown
3a Object Esther scroll (megillat Esther)
with benedictions
3b Object Detail opening panel
4a Artist/ Maker Mordecai ben Josel (Jozl) Sofer of Nitra (Donath, Marcus) (Unknown)
5 Date 1834
6 Period Unknown
7 Origin Slovakia | Nitra
|
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Israel | Tel Aviv | Gross Family Collection
| 081.011.002
10 Location Israel | Tel Aviv | Gross Family Collection
| 081.011.002
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Bigthan and Teresh hanged (Es. 2:23)
Haman hanged (Es. 7:10)
Haman's sons hanged (Es. 9:14)
Mordecai in mourning (Es. 4:1)
Mordecai's triumph (Es. 6:11)
Seven maidens given to Esther (Es. 2:9)
Ahasuerus and Esther, enthroned
Esther, the queen
Lion rampant
Two birds
Angel's head
Acanthus Leaf
Seven princes of Persia and Media (Es. 1:14) |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 302-25
19a Scan No. S131367
20 Description

This scroll opens with a panel containing several illustrations from the Esther story. The upper part is divided into three scenes. In the center King Ahasuerus and Queen Esther are depicted; they sit together on the throne and on its pedestal a Hebrew inscription כשבת המלך (“as the king was sitting”) is visible. The royal couple is accompanied by courtiers; on the left, there is a group of men who can be king's advisers or princes of Media and Persia, while on the right, there is a group of women who are the maidens of Esther. Below, in a rectangular panel, Queen Esther is shown seated on a throne surrounded by plant ornaments, lions, birds, heads of angels, and the Hebrew words ברכת מגילה birkat megillah (“blessings for the [reading of] Megillah”). The middle register consists of three rectangular frames: in the central frame are printed three initial benedictions, in the panel on the right are shown king’s chamberlains, Bigthan and Teresh, hanged on two gallows (Es. 2:23), and in the panel on the left is depicted Haman and his sons hanged on three gallows (Es. 7:10, Es. 9:14 or Es. 9:25). Below there are three other episodes from the Book of Esther (from right to left): Queen Esther and Mordecai write letters instructing the Jews to observe Purim (Es. 9:29), Haman leads Mordecai through the streets of Susa (Es. 6:11), and possibly Mordecai tearing his clothes as a sign of mourning (Es. 4:1).

21 Ornamentation
 
21 Ornamentation
22 Custom
23 Contents
book of Esther
24 Codicology
24a Scribes
24b Script
24c Number of Lines
24d Ruling
24e Pricking
24f Quires
24g Catchwords
24h Hebrew Numeration
24i Blank Leaves

25 Material/Technique
25a Material Structure
25b Material Decoration
25c Material Bonding
25d Material Inscription
25e Material Additions
25f Material Cloth
25g Material Lining
25h Tesserae Arrangement
25i Density
25j Colors

26 Measurements
26a Height
26b Length
26c Width
26d Depth
26e Circumference
26f Thickness
26g Diameter
26h Weight
26i Axis
26j Panel Measurements
27 Direction/Location
27a Façade (main)
27b Entrances
27c Location of Torah Ark
27d Location of Apse
27e Location of Niche
27f Location of Reader's Desk
27g Location of Platform
27h Temp: Architecture Axis
27i< Arrangement of Seats
27j Location of Women's Section
27k Direction Prayer
27l Direction Toward Jerusalem

28 Coin
28a Coin Series
28b Coin Ruler
28c Coin Year
28d Denomination

29 Signature
30 Colophon
31 Scribal Notes
32 Watermark
33 Hallmark
33a Group
33b Subgroup
33c Hallmark Identification
33d Hallmark Group Classification
33e Hallmark Reference
34 Trade Mark
35 Binding
36 Decoration Program
36 Summary and Remarks
38 Suggested Reconstruction
39 History/Provenance
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
45 Temp: Batch Number
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46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
109037
48 Temp: Addenda

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

(XXII) ID: 332835 First Nitra Esther scroll, , Nitra, 1834 edit
Category: Hebrew Illuminated Manuscripts
ID: 332835 First Nitra Esther scroll, , Nitra, 1834 edit  
Category: Hebrew Illuminated Manuscripts

General Document


2 Name/Title First Nitra Esther scroll | Unknown
3a Object Esther scroll (megillat Esther)
with benedictions
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Mordecai ben Josel (Jozl) Sofer of Nitra (Donath, Marcus) (Engraver)
5 Date 1834
6 Period Unknown
7 Origin Slovakia | Nitra
|
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Israel | Tel Aviv | Gross Family Collection
| 081.011.002
10 Location Israel | Tel Aviv | Gross Family Collection
| 081.011.002
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Unknown |
14 Category
17 Photographer Bar Hama, Ardon
18 Photograph Date -
19 Negative/ Photo. No.
19a Scan No. M002196
20 Description

An exemplar of the paper Esther scrolls in which the decorations and the text are printed from metal plates engraved by Mordecai ben Josel (Jozl) Sofer of Nitra. It opens with a panel containing several illustrations from the Esther story and eight other episodes are incorporated in the lower parts of the subsequent text columns (only the column no. 7 contains no depiction). The exception is the eighth text column, in which the depiction of the gallows fills most of its space. A part of the ornamentation in the scroll is based on the decorative program of the popular Amsterdam megillot of the early 18th century. They are decorated with printed borders and their upper margins are filled with the medallions containing the busts of the Esther story protagonists, therefore, in the Index, they are called "the scrolls with portrait medallions" (see ID 23764).

 

21 Ornamentation
 
21 Ornamentation
22 Custom
23 Contents
24 Codicology
24a Scribes
24b Script
24c Number of Lines
24d Ruling
24e Pricking
24f Quires
24g Catchwords
24h Hebrew Numeration
24i Blank Leaves

25 Material/Technique
25a Material Structure
25b Material Decoration
25c Material Bonding
25d Material Inscription
25e Material Additions
25f Material Cloth
25g Material Lining
25h Tesserae Arrangement
25i Density
25j Colors

26 Measurements
26a Height
26b Length
26c Width
26d Depth
26e Circumference
26f Thickness
26g Diameter
26h Weight
26i Axis
26j Panel Measurements
27 Direction/Location
27a Façade (main)
27b Entrances
27c Location of Torah Ark
27d Location of Apse
27e Location of Niche
27f Location of Reader's Desk
27g Location of Platform
27h Temp: Architecture Axis
27i< Arrangement of Seats
27j Location of Women's Section
27k Direction Prayer
27l Direction Toward Jerusalem

28 Coin
28a Coin Series
28b Coin Ruler
28c Coin Year
28d Denomination

29 Signature
30 Colophon
31 Scribal Notes
32 Watermark
33 Hallmark
33a Group
33b Subgroup
33c Hallmark Identification
33d Hallmark Group Classification
33e Hallmark Reference
34 Trade Mark
35 Binding
36 Decoration Program
36 Summary and Remarks
38 Suggested Reconstruction
39 History/Provenance
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
45 Temp: Batch Number
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46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
332835
48 Temp: Addenda

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

(XXII) ID: 332836 First Nitra Esther scroll, , Nitra, 1834 edit
Category: Hebrew Illuminated Manuscripts
ID: 332836 First Nitra Esther scroll, , Nitra, 1834 edit  
Category: Hebrew Illuminated Manuscripts

General Document


2 Name/Title First Nitra Esther scroll | Unknown
3a Object Esther scroll (megillat Esther)
with benedictions
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Mordecai ben Josel (Jozl) Sofer of Nitra (Donath, Marcus) (Engraver)
5 Date 1834
6 Period Unknown
7 Origin Slovakia | Nitra
|
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Israel | Tel Aviv | Gross Family Collection
| 081.011.002
10 Location Israel | Tel Aviv | Gross Family Collection
| 081.011.002
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Unknown |
14 Category
17 Photographer Bar Hama, Ardon
18 Photograph Date -
19 Negative/ Photo. No.
19a Scan No. M002197
20 Description

An exemplar of the paper Esther scrolls in which the decorations and the text are printed from metal plates engraved by Mordecai ben Josel (Jozl) Sofer of Nitra. It opens with a panel containing several illustrations from the Esther story and eight other episodes are incorporated in the lower parts of the subsequent text columns (only the column no. 7 contains no depiction). The exception is the eighth text column, in which the depiction of the gallows fills most of its space. A part of the ornamentation in the scroll is based on the decorative program of the popular Amsterdam megillot of the early 18th century. They are decorated with printed borders and their upper margins are filled with the medallions containing the busts of the Esther story protagonists, therefore, in the Index, they are called "the scrolls with portrait medallions" (see ID 23764).

 

21 Ornamentation
 
21 Ornamentation
22 Custom
23 Contents
24 Codicology
24a Scribes
24b Script
24c Number of Lines
24d Ruling
24e Pricking
24f Quires
24g Catchwords
24h Hebrew Numeration
24i Blank Leaves

25 Material/Technique
25a Material Structure
25b Material Decoration
25c Material Bonding
25d Material Inscription
25e Material Additions
25f Material Cloth
25g Material Lining
25h Tesserae Arrangement
25i Density
25j Colors

26 Measurements
26a Height
26b Length
26c Width
26d Depth
26e Circumference
26f Thickness
26g Diameter
26h Weight
26i Axis
26j Panel Measurements
27 Direction/Location
27a Façade (main)
27b Entrances
27c Location of Torah Ark
27d Location of Apse
27e Location of Niche
27f Location of Reader's Desk
27g Location of Platform
27h Temp: Architecture Axis
27i< Arrangement of Seats
27j Location of Women's Section
27k Direction Prayer
27l Direction Toward Jerusalem

28 Coin
28a Coin Series
28b Coin Ruler
28c Coin Year
28d Denomination

29 Signature
30 Colophon
31 Scribal Notes
32 Watermark
33 Hallmark
33a Group
33b Subgroup
33c Hallmark Identification
33d Hallmark Group Classification
33e Hallmark Reference
34 Trade Mark
35 Binding
36 Decoration Program
36 Summary and Remarks
38 Suggested Reconstruction
39 History/Provenance
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
45 Temp: Batch Number
|
46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
332836
48 Temp: Addenda

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

(XXII) ID: 332837 First Nitra Esther scroll, , Nitra, 1834 edit
Category: Hebrew Illuminated Manuscripts
ID: 332837 First Nitra Esther scroll, , Nitra, 1834 edit  
Category: Hebrew Illuminated Manuscripts

General Document


2 Name/Title First Nitra Esther scroll | Unknown
3a Object Esther scroll (megillat Esther)
with benedictions
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Mordecai ben Josel (Jozl) Sofer of Nitra (Donath, Marcus) (Engraver)
5 Date 1834
6 Period Unknown
7 Origin Slovakia | Nitra
|
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Israel | Tel Aviv | Gross Family Collection
| 081.011.002
10 Location Israel | Tel Aviv | Gross Family Collection
| 081.011.002
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Unknown |
14 Category
17 Photographer Bar Hama, Ardon
18 Photograph Date -
19 Negative/ Photo. No.
19a Scan No. M002198
20 Description

An exemplar of the paper Esther scrolls in which the decorations and the text are printed from metal plates engraved by Mordecai ben Josel (Jozl) Sofer of Nitra. It opens with a panel containing several illustrations from the Esther story and eight other episodes are incorporated in the lower parts of the subsequent text columns (only the column no. 7 contains no depiction). The exception is the eighth text column, in which the depiction of the gallows fills most of its space. A part of the ornamentation in the scroll is based on the decorative program of the popular Amsterdam megillot of the early 18th century. They are decorated with printed borders and their upper margins are filled with the medallions containing the busts of the Esther story protagonists, therefore, in the Index, they are called "the scrolls with portrait medallions" (see ID 23764).

 

21 Ornamentation
 
21 Ornamentation
22 Custom
23 Contents
24 Codicology
24a Scribes
24b Script
24c Number of Lines
24d Ruling
24e Pricking
24f Quires
24g Catchwords
24h Hebrew Numeration
24i Blank Leaves

25 Material/Technique
25a Material Structure
25b Material Decoration
25c Material Bonding
25d Material Inscription
25e Material Additions
25f Material Cloth
25g Material Lining
25h Tesserae Arrangement
25i Density
25j Colors

26 Measurements
26a Height
26b Length
26c Width
26d Depth
26e Circumference
26f Thickness
26g Diameter
26h Weight
26i Axis
26j Panel Measurements
27 Direction/Location
27a Façade (main)
27b Entrances
27c Location of Torah Ark
27d Location of Apse
27e Location of Niche
27f Location of Reader's Desk
27g Location of Platform
27h Temp: Architecture Axis
27i< Arrangement of Seats
27j Location of Women's Section
27k Direction Prayer
27l Direction Toward Jerusalem

28 Coin
28a Coin Series
28b Coin Ruler
28c Coin Year
28d Denomination

29 Signature
30 Colophon
31 Scribal Notes
32 Watermark
33 Hallmark
33a Group
33b Subgroup
33c Hallmark Identification
33d Hallmark Group Classification
33e Hallmark Reference
34 Trade Mark
35 Binding
36 Decoration Program
36 Summary and Remarks
38 Suggested Reconstruction
39 History/Provenance
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
45 Temp: Batch Number
|
46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
332837
48 Temp: Addenda

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

(XXII) ID: 109028 First Nitra Esther Scroll, col. 1, , Nitra, 1834 edit
Category: Jewish printed books
ID: 109028 First Nitra Esther Scroll, col. 1, , Nitra, 1834 edit  
Category: Jewish printed books

General Document


2 Name/Title First Nitra Esther Scroll, col. 1 | Unknown
3a Object Esther scroll (megillat Esther)
with benedictions
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Mordecai ben Josel (Jozl) Sofer of Nitra (Donath, Marcus) (Unknown)
5 Date 1834
6 Period Unknown
7 Origin Slovakia | Nitra
|
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Israel | Tel Aviv | Gross Family Collection
| 081.011.002
10 Location Israel | Tel Aviv | Gross Family Collection
| 081.011.002
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Ahasuerus' banquet (Es. 1:3-8)
Decorated letters in spared ground technique
Acanthus Leaf
Portrait medallion |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 302-25
19a Scan No. S131357
20 Description

The upper part of the first text panel is decorated with elaborated acanthus leaves flanking a bust of a king (possibly Ahasuerus). Below, inside the text panel, there is the decorative word ויהי - "it happened". In the horizontal components of these four letters, an inscription by the engraver is placed:

מרדכי סופר

סתם מקק

נייטרא יעא נעשה ונומר בשנת

תקצד

ל'פ'ק

- "Mordecai sofer stam [an expert religious scribe] of the holy community of Nitra made it in the year [5]594 [=1834] according to the small counting".

Below the text column, in the rectangular frame, the fest of the king is depicted. It shows an oval table with a number of men at it and servants serving dishes.  

21 Ornamentation
 
21 Ornamentation
22 Custom
23 Contents
24 Codicology
24a Scribes
24b Script
24c Number of Lines
24d Ruling
24e Pricking
24f Quires
24g Catchwords
24h Hebrew Numeration
24i Blank Leaves

25 Material/Technique
25a Material Structure
25b Material Decoration
25c Material Bonding
25d Material Inscription
25e Material Additions
25f Material Cloth
25g Material Lining
25h Tesserae Arrangement
25i Density
25j Colors

26 Measurements
26a Height
26b Length
26c Width
26d Depth
26e Circumference
26f Thickness
26g Diameter
26h Weight
26i Axis
26j Panel Measurements
27 Direction/Location
27a Façade (main)
27b Entrances
27c Location of Torah Ark
27d Location of Apse
27e Location of Niche
27f Location of Reader's Desk
27g Location of Platform
27h Temp: Architecture Axis
27i< Arrangement of Seats
27j Location of Women's Section
27k Direction Prayer
27l Direction Toward Jerusalem

28 Coin
28a Coin Series
28b Coin Ruler
28c Coin Year
28d Denomination

29 Signature
30 Colophon
31 Scribal Notes
32 Watermark
33 Hallmark
33a Group
33b Subgroup
33c Hallmark Identification
33d Hallmark Group Classification
33e Hallmark Reference
34 Trade Mark
35 Binding
36 Decoration Program
36 Summary and Remarks
38 Suggested Reconstruction
39 History/Provenance
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
45 Temp: Batch Number
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46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
109028
48 Temp: Addenda

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49 Documenter 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

(XXII) ID: 109032 First Nitra Esther Scroll, col. 2, , Nitra, 1834 edit
Category: Jewish printed books
ID: 109032 First Nitra Esther Scroll, col. 2, , Nitra, 1834 edit  
Category: Jewish printed books

General Document


2 Name/Title First Nitra Esther Scroll, col. 2 | Unknown
3a Object Esther scroll (megillat Esther)
with benedictions
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Mordecai ben Josel (Jozl) Sofer of Nitra (Donath, Marcus) (Unknown)
5 Date 1834
6 Period Unknown
7 Origin Slovakia | Nitra
|
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Israel | Tel Aviv | Gross Family Collection
| 081.011.002
10 Location Israel | Tel Aviv | Gross Family Collection
| 081.011.002
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Execution of Vashti - strangulation |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 302-25
19a Scan No. S131361
20 Description

In the lower-left corner of the second text column, the moment of death of Queen Vashti is depicted. The queen is kneeling between two women who strangulate her with a scarf. The scene is related to the extra-biblical tales saying that Vashti was killed after she refused to appear in front of the king during the feast. Most likely, the engraver was inspired by a similar illustration incorporated in the Amsterdam printed scrolls of the early 18th century that in the Index are called "the scrolls with portrait medallions" and "the scrolls with landscapes"; however, the direct source for this representation remains unknown. 

21 Ornamentation
 
21 Ornamentation
22 Custom
23 Contents
24 Codicology
24a Scribes
24b Script
24c Number of Lines
24d Ruling
24e Pricking
24f Quires
24g Catchwords
24h Hebrew Numeration
24i Blank Leaves

25 Material/Technique
25a Material Structure
25b Material Decoration
25c Material Bonding
25d Material Inscription
25e Material Additions
25f Material Cloth
25g Material Lining
25h Tesserae Arrangement
25i Density
25j Colors

26 Measurements
26a Height
26b Length
26c Width
26d Depth
26e Circumference
26f Thickness
26g Diameter
26h Weight
26i Axis
26j Panel Measurements
27 Direction/Location
27a Façade (main)
27b Entrances
27c Location of Torah Ark
27d Location of Apse
27e Location of Niche
27f Location of Reader's Desk
27g Location of Platform
27h Temp: Architecture Axis
27i< Arrangement of Seats
27j Location of Women's Section
27k Direction Prayer
27l Direction Toward Jerusalem

28 Coin
28a Coin Series
28b Coin Ruler
28c Coin Year
28d Denomination

29 Signature
30 Colophon
31 Scribal Notes
32 Watermark
33 Hallmark
33a Group
33b Subgroup
33c Hallmark Identification
33d Hallmark Group Classification
33e Hallmark Reference
34 Trade Mark
35 Binding
36 Decoration Program
36 Summary and Remarks
38 Suggested Reconstruction
39 History/Provenance
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
45 Temp: Batch Number
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46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
109032
48 Temp: Addenda

Registrar
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49 Documenter 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

(XXII) ID: 109030 First Nitra Esther Scroll, col. 3, , Nitra, 1834 edit
Category: Jewish printed books
ID: 109030 First Nitra Esther Scroll, col. 3, , Nitra, 1834 edit  
Category: Jewish printed books

General Document


2 Name/Title First Nitra Esther Scroll, col. 3 | Unknown
3a Object Esther scroll (megillat Esther)
with benedictions
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Mordecai ben Josel (Jozl) Sofer of Nitra (Donath, Marcus) (Unknown)
5 Date 1834
6 Period Unknown
7 Origin Slovakia | Nitra
|
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Israel | Tel Aviv | Gross Family Collection
| 081.011.002
10 Location Israel | Tel Aviv | Gross Family Collection
| 081.011.002
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Ahasuerus' and Esther's wedding |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 302-25
19a Scan No. S131359
20 Description

In the lower-left corner of the third text column, the moment of the wedding of Ahasuerus and Esther is depicted. The royal couple stands in front of a man whose garments resemble the clothing of the high priest. Most likely, the engraver was inspired by a similar illustration incorporated in the Amsterdam printed scrolls of the early 18th century representing two groups that in the Index are called "the scrolls with portrait medallions" and "the scrolls with landscapes"; it seems that their creators were familiar with similar representations present in European art that are paintings showing the scene of the marriage of Mary and Joseph.

21 Ornamentation
 
21 Ornamentation
22 Custom
23 Contents
24 Codicology
24a Scribes
24b Script
24c Number of Lines
24d Ruling
24e Pricking
24f Quires
24g Catchwords
24h Hebrew Numeration
24i Blank Leaves

25 Material/Technique
25a Material Structure
25b Material Decoration
25c Material Bonding
25d Material Inscription
25e Material Additions
25f Material Cloth
25g Material Lining
25h Tesserae Arrangement
25i Density
25j Colors

26 Measurements
26a Height
26b Length
26c Width
26d Depth
26e Circumference
26f Thickness
26g Diameter
26h Weight
26i Axis
26j Panel Measurements
27 Direction/Location
27a Façade (main)
27b Entrances
27c Location of Torah Ark
27d Location of Apse
27e Location of Niche
27f Location of Reader's Desk
27g Location of Platform
27h Temp: Architecture Axis
27i< Arrangement of Seats
27j Location of Women's Section
27k Direction Prayer
27l Direction Toward Jerusalem

28 Coin
28a Coin Series
28b Coin Ruler
28c Coin Year
28d Denomination

29 Signature
30 Colophon
31 Scribal Notes
32 Watermark
33 Hallmark
33a Group
33b Subgroup
33c Hallmark Identification
33d Hallmark Group Classification
33e Hallmark Reference
34 Trade Mark
35 Binding
36 Decoration Program
36 Summary and Remarks
38 Suggested Reconstruction
39 History/Provenance
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
45 Temp: Batch Number
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46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
109030
48 Temp: Addenda

Registrar
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49 Documenter 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

(XXII) ID: 109025 First Nitra Esther Scroll, col. 4, , Nitra, 1834 edit
Category: Jewish printed books
ID: 109025 First Nitra Esther Scroll, col. 4, , Nitra, 1834 edit  
Category: Jewish printed books

General Document


2 Name/Title First Nitra Esther Scroll, col. 4 | Unknown
3a Object Esther scroll (megillat Esther)
with benedictions
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Mordecai ben Josel (Jozl) Sofer of Nitra (Donath, Marcus) (Unknown)
5 Date 1834
6 Period Unknown
7 Origin Slovakia | Nitra
|
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Israel | Tel Aviv | Gross Family Collection
| 081.011.002
10 Location Israel | Tel Aviv | Gross Family Collection
| 081.011.002
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Mordecai in mourning (Es. 4:1)
Messenger(s) delivering the decree of Haman (Es. 3:13) |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 302-25
19a Scan No. S131354
20 Description

In the lower-left corner of the fourth text column, the scene of Mordecai's mourning is depicted. Mordecai in a barrette on his head and wearing a long coat (sarbel) is kneeling next to a tree. He tears his clothing while a mounted messenger of the king blows the trumpet probably just before the reading of Haman's decree on the annihilation of all the Jews in the Persian Empire that he holds in his right hand.

21 Ornamentation
 
21 Ornamentation
22 Custom
23 Contents
24 Codicology
24a Scribes
24b Script
24c Number of Lines
24d Ruling
24e Pricking
24f Quires
24g Catchwords
24h Hebrew Numeration
24i Blank Leaves

25 Material/Technique
25a Material Structure
25b Material Decoration
25c Material Bonding
25d Material Inscription
25e Material Additions
25f Material Cloth
25g Material Lining
25h Tesserae Arrangement
25i Density
25j Colors

26 Measurements
26a Height
26b Length
26c Width
26d Depth
26e Circumference
26f Thickness
26g Diameter
26h Weight
26i Axis
26j Panel Measurements
27 Direction/Location
27a Façade (main)
27b Entrances
27c Location of Torah Ark
27d Location of Apse
27e Location of Niche
27f Location of Reader's Desk
27g Location of Platform
27h Temp: Architecture Axis
27i< Arrangement of Seats
27j Location of Women's Section
27k Direction Prayer
27l Direction Toward Jerusalem

28 Coin
28a Coin Series
28b Coin Ruler
28c Coin Year
28d Denomination

29 Signature
30 Colophon
31 Scribal Notes
32 Watermark
33 Hallmark
33a Group
33b Subgroup
33c Hallmark Identification
33d Hallmark Group Classification
33e Hallmark Reference
34 Trade Mark
35 Binding
36 Decoration Program
36 Summary and Remarks
38 Suggested Reconstruction
39 History/Provenance
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
45 Temp: Batch Number
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46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
109025
48 Temp: Addenda

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

(XXII) ID: 109034 First Nitra Esther Scroll, col. 5, , Nitra, 1834 edit
Category: Jewish printed books
ID: 109034 First Nitra Esther Scroll, col. 5, , Nitra, 1834 edit  
Category: Jewish printed books

General Document


2 Name/Title First Nitra Esther Scroll, col. 5 | Unknown
3a Object Esther scroll (megillat Esther)
with benedictions
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Mordecai ben Josel (Jozl) Sofer of Nitra (Donath, Marcus) (Unknown)
5 Date 1834
6 Period Unknown
7 Origin Slovakia | Nitra
|
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Israel | Tel Aviv | Gross Family Collection
| 081.011.002
10 Location Israel | Tel Aviv | Gross Family Collection
| 081.011.002
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Esther touching the scepter (Es. 5:2)
Ahasuerus extending the scepter to Esther (Es. 5:2) |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 302-25
19a Scan No. S131364
20 Description

In the lower-left corner of the fifth text column is depicted the moment when Queen Esther is kneeling before King Ahasuerus who extends the scepter to her. She touches the tip of the scepter with her left hand. 

21 Ornamentation
 
21 Ornamentation
22 Custom
23 Contents
24 Codicology
24a Scribes
24b Script
24c Number of Lines
24d Ruling
24e Pricking
24f Quires
24g Catchwords
24h Hebrew Numeration
24i Blank Leaves

25 Material/Technique
25a Material Structure
25b Material Decoration
25c Material Bonding
25d Material Inscription
25e Material Additions
25f Material Cloth
25g Material Lining
25h Tesserae Arrangement
25i Density
25j Colors

26 Measurements
26a Height
26b Length
26c Width
26d Depth
26e Circumference
26f Thickness
26g Diameter
26h Weight
26i Axis
26j Panel Measurements
27 Direction/Location
27a Façade (main)
27b Entrances
27c Location of Torah Ark
27d Location of Apse
27e Location of Niche
27f Location of Reader's Desk
27g Location of Platform
27h Temp: Architecture Axis
27i< Arrangement of Seats
27j Location of Women's Section
27k Direction Prayer
27l Direction Toward Jerusalem

28 Coin
28a Coin Series
28b Coin Ruler
28c Coin Year
28d Denomination

29 Signature
30 Colophon
31 Scribal Notes
32 Watermark
33 Hallmark
33a Group
33b Subgroup
33c Hallmark Identification
33d Hallmark Group Classification
33e Hallmark Reference
34 Trade Mark
35 Binding
36 Decoration Program
36 Summary and Remarks
38 Suggested Reconstruction
39 History/Provenance
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
45 Temp: Batch Number
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46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
109034
48 Temp: Addenda

Registrar
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49 Documenter 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

(XXII) ID: 109031 First Nitra Esther Scroll, col. 6, , Nitra, 1834 edit
Category: Jewish printed books
ID: 109031 First Nitra Esther Scroll, col. 6, , Nitra, 1834 edit  
Category: Jewish printed books

General Document


2 Name/Title First Nitra Esther Scroll, col. 6 | Unknown
3a Object Esther scroll (megillat Esther)
with benedictions
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Mordecai ben Josel (Jozl) Sofer of Nitra (Donath, Marcus) (Unknown)
5 Date 1834
6 Period Unknown
7 Origin Slovakia | Nitra
|
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Israel | Tel Aviv | Gross Family Collection
| 081.011.002
10 Location Israel | Tel Aviv | Gross Family Collection
| 081.011.002
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Mordecai's triumph (Es. 6:11) |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 302-25
19a Scan No. S131360
20 Description

In the lower-left corner of the sixth text column, the triumph of Mordecai is depicted. The crowned and clothed in royal garments Mordecai is lead on a horseback by the vizier.

21 Ornamentation
 
21 Ornamentation
22 Custom
23 Contents
24 Codicology
24a Scribes
24b Script
24c Number of Lines
24d Ruling
24e Pricking
24f Quires
24g Catchwords
24h Hebrew Numeration
24i Blank Leaves

25 Material/Technique
25a Material Structure
25b Material Decoration
25c Material Bonding
25d Material Inscription
25e Material Additions
25f Material Cloth
25g Material Lining
25h Tesserae Arrangement
25i Density
25j Colors

26 Measurements
26a Height
26b Length
26c Width
26d Depth
26e Circumference
26f Thickness
26g Diameter
26h Weight
26i Axis
26j Panel Measurements
27 Direction/Location
27a Façade (main)
27b Entrances
27c Location of Torah Ark
27d Location of Apse
27e Location of Niche
27f Location of Reader's Desk
27g Location of Platform
27h Temp: Architecture Axis
27i< Arrangement of Seats
27j Location of Women's Section
27k Direction Prayer
27l Direction Toward Jerusalem

28 Coin
28a Coin Series
28b Coin Ruler
28c Coin Year
28d Denomination

29 Signature
30 Colophon
31 Scribal Notes
32 Watermark
33 Hallmark
33a Group
33b Subgroup
33c Hallmark Identification
33d Hallmark Group Classification
33e Hallmark Reference
34 Trade Mark
35 Binding
36 Decoration Program
36 Summary and Remarks
38 Suggested Reconstruction
39 History/Provenance
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
45 Temp: Batch Number
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46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
109031
48 Temp: Addenda

Registrar
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49 Documenter 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

(XXII) ID: 109023 First Nitra Esther Scroll, col. 8, , Nitra, 1834 edit
Category: Jewish printed books
ID: 109023 First Nitra Esther Scroll, col. 8, , Nitra, 1834 edit  
Category: Jewish printed books

General Document


2 Name/Title First Nitra Esther Scroll, col. 8 | Unknown
3a Object Esther scroll (megillat Esther)
with benedictions
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Mordecai ben Josel (Jozl) Sofer of Nitra (Donath, Marcus) (Unknown)
5 Date 1834
6 Period Unknown
7 Origin Slovakia | Nitra
|
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Israel | Tel Aviv | Gross Family Collection
| 081.011.002
10 Location Israel | Tel Aviv | Gross Family Collection
| 081.011.002
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Haman's sons hanged (Es. 9:14)
Buildings |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 302-25
19a Scan No. S131352
20 Description

The only illustration in the scroll that is incorporated in the text column. The text in the panel (a short section that lists the names of the ten sons of Haman that is formed of white letters shown on a black background) is divided into two parts and the empty space between them is filled with high gallows with ten beams and a ladder that leans on it. From each beam one body is suspending and the last of the sons is just hanged by the executioner on the highest beam. A Jew (possibly Mordecai) stands at the gallows and points with his index finger to a man (possibly another executioner) who supports the ladder. Just below the illustration, in the rectangular frame, a long two-story building is shown. 

21 Ornamentation
 
21 Ornamentation
22 Custom
23 Contents
24 Codicology
24a Scribes
24b Script
24c Number of Lines
24d Ruling
24e Pricking
24f Quires
24g Catchwords
24h Hebrew Numeration
24i Blank Leaves

25 Material/Technique
25a Material Structure
25b Material Decoration
25c Material Bonding
25d Material Inscription
25e Material Additions
25f Material Cloth
25g Material Lining
25h Tesserae Arrangement
25i Density
25j Colors

26 Measurements
26a Height
26b Length
26c Width
26d Depth
26e Circumference
26f Thickness
26g Diameter
26h Weight
26i Axis
26j Panel Measurements
27 Direction/Location
27a Façade (main)
27b Entrances
27c Location of Torah Ark
27d Location of Apse
27e Location of Niche
27f Location of Reader's Desk
27g Location of Platform
27h Temp: Architecture Axis
27i< Arrangement of Seats
27j Location of Women's Section
27k Direction Prayer
27l Direction Toward Jerusalem

28 Coin
28a Coin Series
28b Coin Ruler
28c Coin Year
28d Denomination

29 Signature
30 Colophon
31 Scribal Notes
32 Watermark
33 Hallmark
33a Group
33b Subgroup
33c Hallmark Identification
33d Hallmark Group Classification
33e Hallmark Reference
34 Trade Mark
35 Binding
36 Decoration Program
36 Summary and Remarks
38 Suggested Reconstruction
39 History/Provenance
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
45 Temp: Batch Number
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46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
109023
48 Temp: Addenda

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

(XXII) ID: 109029 First Nitra Esther Scroll, col. 9, , Nitra, 1834 edit
Category: Jewish printed books
ID: 109029 First Nitra Esther Scroll, col. 9, , Nitra, 1834 edit  
Category: Jewish printed books

General Document


2 Name/Title First Nitra Esther Scroll, col. 9 | Unknown
3a Object Esther scroll (megillat Esther)
with benedictions
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Mordecai ben Josel (Jozl) Sofer of Nitra (Donath, Marcus) (Unknown)
5 Date 1834
6 Period Unknown
7 Origin Slovakia | Nitra
|
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Israel | Tel Aviv | Gross Family Collection
| 081.011.002
10 Location Israel | Tel Aviv | Gross Family Collection
| 081.011.002
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Esther asks the king for additional day for the Jews to defend themselves (Es. 9:13)
Esther asks the king to hang Haman's sons (Es. 9:13) |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 302-25
19a Scan No. S131358
20 Description

The last episode depicted in the scroll shows the royal couple sitting at the table and discussing. The king sits on the throne with a high and decorated canopy and on its pedestal is inscribed in Hebrew: ותנתן דת בשושן - "And the decree was given at Shushan" (Es. 9:14). Esther sits in front of him and at her feet, there is another inscription אם על המלך טוב - "If it please the king" (Es. 9:13). 

21 Ornamentation
 
21 Ornamentation
22 Custom
23 Contents
24 Codicology
24a Scribes
24b Script
24c Number of Lines
24d Ruling
24e Pricking
24f Quires
24g Catchwords
24h Hebrew Numeration
24i Blank Leaves

25 Material/Technique
25a Material Structure
25b Material Decoration
25c Material Bonding
25d Material Inscription
25e Material Additions
25f Material Cloth
25g Material Lining
25h Tesserae Arrangement
25i Density
25j Colors

26 Measurements
26a Height
26b Length
26c Width
26d Depth
26e Circumference
26f Thickness
26g Diameter
26h Weight
26i Axis
26j Panel Measurements
27 Direction/Location
27a Façade (main)
27b Entrances
27c Location of Torah Ark
27d Location of Apse
27e Location of Niche
27f Location of Reader's Desk
27g Location of Platform
27h Temp: Architecture Axis
27i< Arrangement of Seats
27j Location of Women's Section
27k Direction Prayer
27l Direction Toward Jerusalem

28 Coin
28a Coin Series
28b Coin Ruler
28c Coin Year
28d Denomination

29 Signature
30 Colophon
31 Scribal Notes
32 Watermark
33 Hallmark
33a Group
33b Subgroup
33c Hallmark Identification
33d Hallmark Group Classification
33e Hallmark Reference
34 Trade Mark
35 Binding
36 Decoration Program
36 Summary and Remarks
38 Suggested Reconstruction
39 History/Provenance
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
45 Temp: Batch Number
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46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
109029
48 Temp: Addenda

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

(XXII) ID: 109036 First Nitra Esther Scroll, col. 10, , Nitra, 1834 edit
Category: Jewish printed books
ID: 109036 First Nitra Esther Scroll, col. 10, , Nitra, 1834 edit  
Category: Jewish printed books

General Document


2 Name/Title First Nitra Esther Scroll, col. 10 | Unknown
3a Object Esther scroll (megillat Esther)
with benedictions
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Mordecai ben Josel (Jozl) Sofer of Nitra (Donath, Marcus) (Unknown)
5 Date 1834
6 Period Unknown
7 Origin Slovakia | Nitra
|
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Israel | Tel Aviv | Gross Family Collection
| 081.011.002
10 Location Israel | Tel Aviv | Gross Family Collection
| 081.011.002
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Crown
Colophon
Acanthus Leaf
Curtain |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 302-25
19a Scan No. S131366
20 Description

The last (the 10th) text column is narrower than all other text columns in the scroll and the text in it only in 19 lines is printed. The space below them is filled with an oval medallion topped with a crown from which draperies come out; both lower corners are filled with stylized acanthus leaves. The field of the medallion contains the Hebrew note of the artist (see Colophon).

21 Ornamentation
 
21 Ornamentation
22 Custom
23 Contents
24 Codicology
24a Scribes
24b Script
24c Number of Lines
24d Ruling
24e Pricking
24f Quires
24g Catchwords
24h Hebrew Numeration
24i Blank Leaves

25 Material/Technique
25a Material Structure
25b Material Decoration
25c Material Bonding
25d Material Inscription
25e Material Additions
25f Material Cloth
25g Material Lining
25h Tesserae Arrangement
25i Density
25j Colors

26 Measurements
26a Height
26b Length
26c Width
26d Depth
26e Circumference
26f Thickness
26g Diameter
26h Weight
26i Axis
26j Panel Measurements
27 Direction/Location
27a Façade (main)
27b Entrances
27c Location of Torah Ark
27d Location of Apse
27e Location of Niche
27f Location of Reader's Desk
27g Location of Platform
27h Temp: Architecture Axis
27i< Arrangement of Seats
27j Location of Women's Section
27k Direction Prayer
27l Direction Toward Jerusalem

28 Coin
28a Coin Series
28b Coin Ruler
28c Coin Year
28d Denomination

29 Signature
30 Colophon
31 Scribal Notes
32 Watermark
33 Hallmark
33a Group
33b Subgroup
33c Hallmark Identification
33d Hallmark Group Classification
33e Hallmark Reference
34 Trade Mark
35 Binding
36 Decoration Program
36 Summary and Remarks
38 Suggested Reconstruction
39 History/Provenance
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
45 Temp: Batch Number
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46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
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48 Temp: Addenda

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a