Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Vatican 66

The Jewish Museum in London is launching an exhibition of Jewish manuscripts, including what is truly one of the most precious Hebrew manuscripts in existence - MS Vatican ebr. 66 of the Sifra. it's enough to give you this line from the Vatican catalogue: ', late 9th-mid 10th century'.

A short bibliography:
Louis Finkelstein, Sifra, or Torah Kohanim, according to Codex Assemani LXVI, New York 1956.
Shlomo Naeh, Leshon ha-Tannaim ba-Sifra al-pi ketav yad Vatikan 66, Ph.D. dissertation, Hebrew University, Jerusalem 1989
Mordechai Glatzer, 'Kitve Yad Bavliyim Kedumim', Al Sefarim ve-Anashim 10 (1996), pp. 16-19


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