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St. Petersburg I Firkovitch B19a Manuscript of the Hebrew Bible
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The manuscript St. Petersburg, National library, Evr I B19a, from the first collection of Firkovitch (also known as Leningrad Codex, Codex Leningradensis, MS L) includes the Masoretic text of the twenty-four books of the Hebrew Bible. The manuscript consists of 491 leaves. The text is written in three columns per page (two columns for the Books of Psalms, Proverbs, and Job), with twenty-seven lines per column. The final twenty-eight leaves contain Masoretic Treatises, some of a grammatical nature, and illuminated pages with biblical verses and Masoretic notes in spe…

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Ofer, Yosef, “St. Petersburg I Firkovitch B19a Manuscript of the Hebrew Bible”, in: Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, Edited by: Geoffrey Khan. Consulted online on 25 June 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-4241_ehll_EHLL_COM_00000614>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004176423



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