Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Updated and Accessible SfarData website!


from Malachi Beit-AriƩ:

A comprehensive version of the website SfarData – the Hebrew Palaeography Project’s codicological detailed database of the Hebrew manuscripts that are explicitly dated or containing the scribe’s name – has recently been launched (sfardata.nli.org.il). The Hebrew-English website includes all the data recorded in some 250 libraries and all retrieval functions; scans of the detailed documentation questionnaires which contain also uncoded parascriptural graphic elements and of relevant descriptions culled from the Project’s printed corpora of dated manuscripts and from recent catalogues of the Bodleian Library, the Biblioteca Palatina in Parma and Biblioteca Apostolic Vaticana; and sample pages of each codicological unit.