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Kaufmann Manuscript of the Mishna
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For more than a century manuscript A50 of the Kaufmann Collection in the library of the Hungarian National Academy in Budapest, known as the Kaufmann Manuscript (MS K), has been recognized as a superior source for the text and language of the Mishna. S. Kraus described the manuscript in a series of articles in 1907 and in 1929 Beer published a facsimile edition. Since then it has been used by scholars in their studies of the Mishna and its language, for example J. N. Epstein in his Introduction to the Mishnaic Text and E. Y. Kutscher in his studies on the language of the Mishna. The l…

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Bar-Asher, Moshe, “Kaufmann Manuscript of the Mishna”, in: Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, Edited by: Geoffrey Khan. Consulted online on 10 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-4241_ehll_EHLL_COM_00000071>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004176423



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