Aleppo Codex

Title:
Aleppo Codex
Library:
Ben-Zvi Institute of the Hebrew University and Yad Itzhak Ben-Zvi
Language:
Hebrew
City:
JERUSALEM, Israel
Shelf Mark:
Ms. 1
Alternate Names:
Aleppo Bible (siglum A) -- Codex Aleppo -- Keter aram Zova
Origin:
Tiberis, Palestine
Dimensions:
294 fols. -- 32 x 27 cm. -- 487 fols. originally but much was destroyed in the 1948 riots
Date Description:
10th century
Author:
Provided with massoretic notes and pointed by Aaron ben Asher. Scribe Salomen b. Wia
Content:
Originally the complete text of the Hebrew Bible, though sections (especially of the Pentateuch) are now missing. The Aleppo Codex was considered authoritative by Maimonides (1135-1204).
Illuminations:
No
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Special Collections Rare Books Oversize BS 715.5 .A5 1976 Non-Circulating (Pt. 1 + Introduction)
Commentary Volume:
Yes
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete -- Color.
Publication Date:
1976
Place of Publication:
Jerusalem, Israel
Publisher:
Magnes Press, Hebrew University
Printer:
Central Press, Jerusalem, Israel
Notes:
Plates: Graphica Orot, Jerusalem, Israel Other names: Moshe H. Goshen-Gottstein (editor)
Type of Text:
Bible, Hebrew Massoretic Bible, Old Testament, religious