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Esther from BL Add 15282, f. 307v

Esther from BL Add 15282, f. 307v

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Initial-word panel ~Wa-yehi~ (and it came to pass) embedded into a Gothic structure inhabited by dragons and different kinds of animals, at the beginning of Esther. Image taken from f. 307v of Pentateuch (the 'Duke of Sussex's German Pentateuch') with Targum Onkelos (ff. 1-290), small pieces on the feasts (ff. 291-293v), Five Scrolls (ff. 294-313v) and ~Haftarot~ with ~masorah magna~ and ~parva~ (ff. 314-358). Written in Hebrew, Aramaic.

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