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Decorated letter from BL Harley 7586A, f. 2
Decorated letter from BL Harley 7586A, f. 2
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Detail of the Hebrew letter ~shin~ decorated with foliate motifs, which served as a book plate of the patron Shabbetai ben Mattatya of Rome (see Narkiss, 1984). Image taken from f. 2 of Guide of the Perplexed (~Moreh Nevukhim~) by Maimonides in Samuel ibn Tibbon's translation (ff. 3-169v); ~Perush ha-milot ha-zarot~ (A glossary of foreign terms) by Samuel ibn Tibbon (ff. 171-188v). Written in Hebrew.
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1283
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