Leningrad Codex

Title:
Leningrad Codex
Library:
Publichnaia biblioteka im. M.E. Saltykove Shchedrina (the former Imperial Library)
Language:
Hebrew, Judaeo-Arabic
City:
SAINT PETERSBURG (LENINGRAD), Russia
Shelf Mark:
Firkovich B 19 A
Alternate Names:
Second Leningrad Bible
Origin:
Cairo
Dimensions:
491 fols. -- 30 x 27 cm
Date Description:
1008-1010
Author:
scribe Shemu'el b. Ya'aqob
Content:
first complete copy of the Masoretic text of the Bible -- poems by Moses ben Asher and Sameul ben Jacob
Hand:
Oriental square
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
16 carpet pages
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Special Collections Rare Books XLarge BS 715.5 .L46 1998 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete -- Monochrome -- color for the carpet pages
Publication Date:
1998
Place of Publication:
Grand Rapids, Mich., USA
Publisher:
Wm. B. Eerdmans
Notes:
Historical introduction provided. Color plates of illustrations provided. Other names: Astrid Billes Beck. Victor V Lebedev. E J Revell.
Type of Text:
Biblical, Hebrew Massoretic Bible, Old Testament, religious, verse