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Hebrew Bible: Nevi’im and Ketuvim.
Manuscript in Hebrew, on parchment.
Spain, ca. 14th century.
Burke Theological Library
The most recent owner of this beautiful Hebrew Bible manuscript from Spain was Louis Loewe, Oriental Linguist and Hebrew lecturer to the Duke of Sussex. Loewe frequently accompanied his great friend Sir Moses Montefiore, famed leader of British Jewry and renowned philanthropist, in his travels around the world on behalf of foreign Jewish communities.
Owners: The son of Rabbi Samuel Nehardea; Barukh Niego ben Abraham Alasaraki; Barukh Niego ben Isaac Niego; Louis Loewe.
Purchased from Brentano’s by Union Theological Seminary in 1947.