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Hebrew Illuminated Manuscripts
  Girona Mishneh Torah,Girona, 1305/6

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Name/Title
Girona Mishneh Torah | Unknown
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Date
1305/6
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Vatican | Vatican Library
| VAT. EBR. 173
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Unknown
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Extant
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Historical significance: Collective Memory/Folklore
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Languages of inscription
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Type of grave
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Ornamentation
Custom
Contents
Codicology

Vellum, 2 II 558 1 leaves, 270 - 200mm, text spac 176x 115-112)mm, Written in square Spanish script, in brown ink. 31 lines per page, in ? column. Ruling by stylus, on hair side (hair always faces hair and flesh faces flesh), 31 horizontal and 1 1 vertical lines per page. Pricking is noticeable in all margins. 72 quires of 8 leaves, except XIII&&5&&, XIX&&6&&, XX&&7&&, XXXVII&&4&&, XLIV&&7&&, LIV&&6&&, LXIII&&5&&, LXXII&&6&&. Hebrew alphabetical numeration for the quires in lower left hand corner of the last verso of a quire and in the upper right hand corner in the first recto of a quire. The numeration renewed (starts from ? again) in quires XIV, XX, XXXVIII, XLV, LV, LXIV. From fol. 295 an added Hebrew alphabetical numeration, starting from כ' up to ,נ"ב by a later hand, written in the lower right hand corner at the first recto of each quire (fols. 100v-102v, 146v-147v, 285-287v, 341v-342v, 487-489v are blank. (always at the end of a quires set, followed by new numeration). The folios are numerated by Hebrew alpha numeration in the upper left hand corner of each recto, from א to ,ל"א נא to נה by the scribe and by a later hand.

Scribes
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Ruling
Pricking
Quires
Catchwords
Hebrew Numeration
Blank Leaves
Direction/Location
Façade (main)
Endivances
Location of Torah Ark
Location of Apse
Location of Niche
Location of Reader's Desk
Location of Platform
Temp: Architecture Axis
Arrangement of Seats
Location of Women's Section
Direction Prayer
Direction Toward Jerusalem
Coin
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Colophon
Fol. 558: אני שמואל בר' אברהם ס'ט' כתבתי אלו חמשה ספרים שחבר הרב ר' משה בר' מימון זצל והם טהרה, נזיקין קנין משפטים ושופטים ליקר הנכבד הנחמד הפרח הנעים נטע שעשועים ר' יוסף ש'ד' בר' פלכו נל"ו IJA 0013950 CPH H וסיימתים בחדש אדר שנת חמשת אלפים וששים ושש לבריאת עולם למנין שאנו מונין כאן במדינת ג'ירונדה מתא...
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Decoration Program

A. Book titles secondary titles and chapters numbers are decorated by the scribe by ink somtimes in spare ground too with floral motifs, dragons' and birds' head and full birds. B. The numbers of quires in the last verso are sometimes written within a stylized leaf, ocassionally filled with tiny scrolls in s.g.t. (i.e. fols. 8v, 16v, 32v, 40v, 48v, 56v, 64v, 88v, 96v, 109v, 154n, 186v. C. The numbers of quires in the last verso and the first recto are decorated with a small leaf ??? above the letter (i.e. fols. 294v-295, 302v- 303, 310v-311m 318v-319, 326v-327, 334v-335).

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Bibliography
ALEPH IJA 0013950 Hebrew Manuscripts in the Vatican Library: Catalogue. Compiled by the staff of the Institute of Microfilmed Hebrew Manuscripts, Jewish National and University Library, Jerusalem; edited by Benjamin Richler; paleographical and codicological descriptions Malachi Beit-Arie in collaboration with Nurit Pasternak. Citta del Vaticano: Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, 2008, pp.122-3.
Short Name
Full Name
Volume
Page
Type
Documenter
Yael Zirlin | 1982-1984
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Architectural Drawings
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Computer Reconstruction
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Section Head
Michal Sternthal | 2015
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