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RABBA, ELIYAH BEN MENAḤEM.
Seter Eliyah raba.
Manuscript in Hebrew on paper.
Italy, ca. 16th century.
MS X893 R11
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
This manuscript shows an remarkable picture of the author's writing process. Eliyah ben Menaḥem Rabba started with the text in the center of the work, but then added, crossed out, and added some more of his comments and insights on the topic (Genesis), ultimately filling nearly every space on the page.