5. Fragments of Ancient Parchment Manuscripts - Babylonian Talmud - Europe, 13
Three leaf fragments by various writers. The leaves are
dated to the 13
century according to NLI experts [see
These fragments of ancient manuscripts of the Talmud
were written in time of the Rishonim, about 200 years
before the printing press was invented.
The text of the
Talmud appears consecutively without the text of the
mishnayot (which were assembled at the beginning
of each chapter, typical of ancient manuscripts of the
These fragments contain several variations in
comparison to the printed versions of the Talmud.
Three parchment fragments. Size varies, overall fair condition.
Various damages sustained by the binding process.
Opening price: $3000
Three fragments of parchment manuscripts removed
from a "bindings' geniza", sections of ancient
manuscripts of the Babylonian Talmud. [Europe, 13
Two leaf fragments from Tractate Yevamot (pages
104a-106a of the printed versions). Two columns per
page, in square Ashkenazi script [13
leaf was cut across in half for use in binding. The two
parts constitute almost the entire original leaf with the
exception of several lines in the middle. One side of
the leaf is very legible, whereas the other is faded and
Each section is approximately 29X17-18 cm.
Section from Tractate Bava Kama (pages 87a, 88a of
the printed editions). Two columns per page, in square
Ashkenazi script [13
The leaf is partially torn and
lacking at top and at the right side. 21X24 cm.