|Country of Location:||
Country of LocationSwitzerland
|Library / Collection:||
Library / CollectionUniversitätsbibliothek
ShelfmarkAN IX 4
Manuscript TitleThe Basel Nizzaḥon
CaptionParchment · III + 84 + III ff. · 21 x 15.4-16.3 cm · Ashkenaz · 2nd half 15th century
LanguageHebrew, Judeo-French, Yiddish, Latin
Manuscript SummaryThe Sefer Nizzaḥon Yashan is the name of an anonymous anthology of arguments against the Christological interpretation of biblical verses, supplemented by critique of the Gospels and Christian doctrines and morals. Composed in Franco-Germany circa 1300, most confutations are based on polemical themes and criticisms of Christian faith which were disseminated in Jewish circles in medieval Ashkenaz and northern France. There are few extant editions and manuscripts of this work, one of which is the Basel Nizzaḥon. This manuscript which bears some similarities with the other copies, should nevertheless be considered as an indirect, yet important witness to Jewish apologetic from medieval Franco-Germany.
Standard descriptionDr. Justine Isserles, chercheure associée, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes-Saprat (Paris), 2019.
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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier):||
DOI (Digital Object Identifier10.5076/e-codices-ubb-AN-IX-0004 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-ubb-AN-IX-0004)
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IIIF Manifest URLhttps://www.e-codices.ch/metadata/iiif/ubb-AN-IX-0004/manifest.json
|How to quote:||
How to quoteBasel, Universitätsbibliothek, AN IX 4: The Basel Nizzaḥon (https://www.e-codices.ch/en/list/one/ubb/AN-IX-0004).
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