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LJS 108 - Manuscript leaf from Interpretationes Hebraicorum nominum
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Interpretationes Hebraicorum nominum. Selections.
Manuscript leaf from Interpretationes Hebraicorum nominum, ca. 1220.
Physical description:
1 item (1 leaf) : parchment ; 206 x 150 (145 x 115) mm.
Leaf containing entries beginning with the letter G, from Gaas to Gareb. The leaf was written in England, ca. 1220, in early Gothic book script, in 2 columns of 32 lines, with the first line of text above the line, frame-ruled in lead. Initials, paragraph marks, and line-fillers in red.
Part of manuscript formerly owned by John Leeche or Leech; possibly the John Leeche who bequeathed 57 manuscripts to Lanthony Priory, near Gloucester, ca. 1361.
Sold at auction at Sotheby's with other items formerly owned by B. C. Barker-Benfield of the Bodleian Library, 14 Dec. 1977, lot 7, to Lawrence J. Schoenberg.
Deposit by Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2012.
Related names:
Leeche, John, 14th century, former owner.
Barker-Benfield, B. C., former owner.
Lanthony Priory (Gloucestershire, England), former owner.
Hebrew language - Etymology - Early works to 1800.
Form / Genre:
Etymological dictionaries.
Manuscripts, Latin - 13th century.
Manuscripts, Medieval.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Cite as:
LJS 108
Manuscript location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library University of Pennsylvania LJS 108

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Collection: Lawrence J. Schoenberg Collection
Collection: Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: No
Notated: No
Language: Latin
Century: 13th century
Date: 1220
Genre: Etymological dictionaries
Genre: Excerpts
Genre: Fragments
Genre: Glossaries
Genre: Manuscripts, Latin - 13th century
Subject: Etymology
Subject: Hebrew language
Related names: Barker-Benfield, B. C., former owner
Related names: Lanthony Priory (Gloucestershire, England), former owner
Related names: Leeche, John, 14th century, former owner
Page material: Parchment