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[Book of letters] : manuscript.

Author/Creator:
Tsevi ben Lavi.
Other Title:
Egron
Publication:
[Orient, 13th century-16th century?]
Format/Description:
Book
2 fols. : 2 fragments, torn in identical shape, from lower end of fols; orn. dev.
Paper 19 X 20.9 cm material applied: black ink ruling method: left rule justified by downward slanting of exceeding words columns: lines:.
Subjects:
Hebrew letters.
Language:
Hebrew. Hebrew Sephardic semi-cursive.
Notes:
The ends of the letters are in written in graphic form, using inverted triangles.
The bottom of two folios from a book of letters, apparently composed for literary value. Florid Hebrew prose, heavily decorated with biblical phrases, and some Talmudic ones. The letters are copied successively into a codex.
One of the letters is signed על הכתב[...] צבי ה״ה בן לביא probably a pen name.
Within the paragraphs there are few text breaks, hardly discernable, denoted only by a space.
Forms part of: Cairo Genizah Collection.
Penn Provenance:
Cairo Genizah Collection (University of Pennsylvania. Center for Advanced Judaic Studies. Library).
Cairo Genizah Collection (Dropsie College. Library).
Amram.
Cited in:
Halper, no. 427
IMHM, no. F38400
Contributor:
Cairo Genizah Collection (University of Pennsylvania. Center for Advanced Judaic Studies. Library).
Contained In:
Cairo Genizah Collection
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