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The Book of Ritual Purity from BL Harley 5699, f. 189v

The Book of Ritual Purity from BL Harley 5699, f. 189v

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Decorated initial-word panel with gold and penwork, at the beginning of the tenth book, the Book of Ritual Purity (~Sefer Tohorah~) with a full foliate border with two hybrids and a peacock in the lower margin. Image taken from f. 189v of Lisbon Mishneh Torah, volume 2. Written in Hebrew.

Hebrew manuscripts in the British museum

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1300 - 1500
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British Library
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