Sheet of the Hebrew Bible of El Escorial, 15th century

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Folder with 1 facsimile sheet of the codex of the Hebrew Bible of El Escorial, prepared to frame and decorate that special corner of your home or office with an image of a handwritten work more than 500 years ago.

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Folder with 1 facsimile sheet of the codex of the Hebrew Bible of El Escorial, prepared to frame and decorate that special corner of your home or office with an image of a handwritten work more than 500 years ago.

In the antiquity, when the codices were exemplary unique manuscripts, existed a bad attitude of some unscrupulous that consisted of plucking leaves or cutting illustrations to later decorate their homes. Thanks to the new techniques of editing and printing, with which the original works are reproduced in great detail, today we have the opportunity to enjoy a small piece of these works in our home without any remorse. handwritten and historical as if it were part of the original.

The sheet, edited and manufactured by hand on both sides, measuring 19 x 27 cm., Is attached by a small part to a thick and decorated 32 cm x 41.8 cm. Textured plaque, ready to frame the size that want.

The Hebrew Bible (which can also be purchased here):
The manuscript G-II-8 of the Library of the Royal Monastery of El Escorial is a beautiful late example of what were the Spanish biblical codices. According to the custom of the time, it is arranged in 2 columns with well-justified margins. It is avilated parchment, according to the norms of the Talmud, and is written with Spanish square letter and Tiberian vocalization. It has a rich ornamentation in gold, blue and red, with geometric and floral motifs, both in the biblical text and in the masora magna, which is all ornamental. It contains the 24 books of the Jewish canon (only lack Gen 38,24-42,16 for the loss of 2 folios).

It was one of the manuscripts that were used for the text of the Polyglot Complutense (1514-1517). It belonged to Benito Arias Montano, editor of the Regia or Polyglot Bible of his name (1571). This great Hebraist of the sixteenth century had great appreciation for his library and donated it to Philip II (hence it is preserved in El Escorial) to enrich the Monastery.

Modern techniques of facsimile reproduction allow bibliófilos and biblistas to have an extraordinary work, which has reached us in a perfect state of preservation. The bibliophiles will be able to enjoy their beauty, the biblistas will also be able to study in depth their text and their masoras.

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