CODEX by BEN EZRA ****Medieval Bible Handwriting
BEN EZRA SYNAGOGUEEgypt, c.1280Deer-Skin
Huge Manuscript on Goldenbrown Deer-Skin ***Hebrew: בית כנסת בן עזרא;
Arabic: معبد بن عزرا The Ben Ezra Synagogue sometimes referred to as the
El-Geniza Synagogue (בית כנסת אל גניזה) or the Synagogue of the Levantines
al-Shamiyin), is situated in the Fustat part of Old Cairo, Egypt. According to
local folklore, it is located on the site where baby Moses was found.This was
the synagogue whose genizaor store room was found in the 19th century to
contain a treasur…
It is the oldest and most important Jewish temple in Egypt as in the 19th
century a treasure was found in a hiding place for sacred books and
worn-out Torah scrolls containing thousands of rare documents that
recorded the history of Cairo’s community since the 11th during the
medieval era in Egypt which are now stored in England at Cambridge
University. It is rumored that the synagogue once held a copy of the
original Old Testament. It’s considered an important tourist attraction
after the departure of the majorit…
Country of origin Egypt
handwritten from Sofer (writing Scholar)* Hundreds of crowns* Old-Hebrew
Use of the rare letters " Pai" and " Zai"*over 700 years old manuscripts
on golden brown deer-skin*Manuscript with a bird feather/spring (goose keel)
and an ink without metal additives
The age of this rare manuscript was dated and specified by a specialist and
professor in Russia (St.Petersburg) to about 700 years old.
He is a consultant for ancient Hebrew books and manuscripts.
Rarity: Extremely rareAge: over 700 years old
Complete Hebrew Bible manuscripts are only known from the 10th century AD, as
LENINGRADENIS (1008 A.D. / today also sometimes referred to as CODEX
This manuscript has been kept in the Russian National Library in St.
Petersburg since the middle of
the 19th century. The Codex Leningradensis is based on the modern scientific
edition (Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia), on which most of today's Bible
translations are based.
Maulbeerbaum-ink *** *** on genuine skin of pure animals such as cattle,
sheep, goat or deer ***
ornaments, which are called also „crowns “ ****** Originale Manuscript of
a trained writing scholar (Sofer) ***
The oldest existing Thorarolle comes of approximately 900 n. Chr., i.e. 1500
years, after the final version of the Thora had been written.
Contents:Master fathers of Israel Abraham, Isaak and Jakob
Abraham: central figure of the Tanachs and/or of Old Testament. Exactly the
same it is considered as a master father of the Arabs, of whose son Ismael the
prophet Islam, Muhammad, descends. Afterwards it belongs together with his son
Isaak and his grandchild Jakob to the ore fathers, from whom according to
Biblical excessive quantity the twelve trunks of the people Israel came out.
Isaak:central figure of the Jewish faith.He lived after the Biblical
narrations approximately in 19. Century v. Chr., however is except-Biblically
nothing over it well-known. Together with his father Abraham and his son Jakob
he is ranked among the ore fathers of Israel.
Jakob: central figure for the Jews and the Christianity. Its history is told
in the 1st book Mose. Its parents were Isaak and Rebekka, Esau were its twin
A Geniza (hebr. גניזה gənīzā) a locked cavity is for the keeping of retired
Jewish liturgical writings. Here any longer readable Tora roles or other texts,
which one did not use no more, were not put down locked. Texts, which contain
the Tetragrammaton (JHWH) or other God names, may not be simply thrown away.
Thus important documents of the Jewish Liturgie and Jewish history outlasted.
The probably most famous Geniza is in Cairo and 1890 with a renovation of the
Ben Esra synagogue was discovered, which had been built in the year 882.In a
seperate cavity under the roof, which was to be reached only by means of a
ladder, 200,000 documents and also letters, which give Jerusalems (crusades)
starting from the year 800, as for example the book of the wisdom (Old
Testament) in Hebrew language or the famous Damascus writing, which was found
later also in Qumran.
They offer on this RARITYMEDIEVAL BIBLE- HANDWRITING, CODEX by BEN EZRA - 13TH