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2.3 Medieval Text of mt
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Part of 2 Pentateuch

2.3.1 Original Form, Editions and Auxiliary Tools1

Three of the four manuscripts attributed to Ben Asher that form the so-called “medieval Masoretic text” contain all or part of the text of the Pentateuch. The Leningrad Codex b19a (mtl) has the whole Pentateuch; of the Pentateuch codex of the British Library Or. 4445 (mtb) text from Gen 39:20 to Deut 1:33 remains, except for the pages corresponding to …

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Elvira Martín Contreras, “2.3 Medieval Text of mt”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 25 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_0002030000>
First published online: 2016
First print edition: 20161101



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