Figures

1 Sabbateni 11, Cantus, front, before conservation treatment 34

2 Sabbateni 11, Cantus, rear, before conservation treatment 35

3 Sabbateni 11, Cantus, front, during conservation treatment 36

4 Sabbateni 11, Cantus, rear, during conservation treatment 37

5 Mounted manuscript fragment from front board of Sabbateni 11, Cantus 38

6 Sabbateni 11, Cantus after removal of manuscript fragments 39

7 Bound volume: before opening the fragments 45

8 A reconstructed model of the cutting in a single strip 45

9 The verso side of an open fragment 46

10 The original placement of the fragments used to cover the Cantus volume 46

11 The original placement of the fragments used to cover the Septimus volume 47

12 The original placement of the fragments used to cover the Tenor volume 47

13 Proposed model of the manuscript: recto side 48

14 Proposed model of the manuscript: verso side 48

15 The parchment 49

16 Traces of ruling and pricking 49

17 Scribal graphic features 49

18 Ashkenazic script: German Style, 13th–14th centuries 50

19 Ashkenazic script: French style, 13th–14th centuries 50

20 Letters of the French style, 13th–14th centuries 51

21 Letters of the German style, 13th–14th centuries 51

22 Ashkenazic script: the French “small style” 52

23 Ashkenazic script: letters of the French “small style” 52

24 Ashkenazic script: the German “small style” 53

25 Ashkenazic script: letters of the German “small style” 53

Plates

1 Fragment 1 — 15-155b Recto [Septimus Rear Board Front 007] Temurah 3b 248

2 Fragment 1 — 15-155b Recto [Septimus Rear Board Front 007] Temurah 3b (UVA) 249

3 Fragment 1 — 15-155b Verso [Septimus Rear Board Reverse 008] Temurah 4a–4b 250

4 Fragment 1 — 15-155b Verso [Septimus Rear Board Reverse 008] Temurah 4a–4b (UVA) 251

5 Fragment 2 — 15-155a Recto [Septimus Front Board Front 005] Temurah 5b 252

6 Fragment 2 — 15-155a Recto [Septimus Front Board Front 005] Temurah 5b (UVA) 253

7 Fragment 2 — 15-155a Verso [Septimus Front Board Reverse 006] Temurah 5a 254

8 Fragment 2 — 15-155a Verso [Septimus Front Board Reverse 006] Temurah 5a (UVA) 255

9 Fragment 3 — 15-157a Recto [Tenor Front Board Front 009] Temurah 5b–6a 256

10 Fragment 3 — 15-157a Recto [Tenor Front Board Front 009] Temurah 5b–6a (UVA) 257

11 Fragment 3 — 15-157a Verso [Tenor Front Board Reverse 010] Temurah 6a–6b 258

12 Fragment 3 — 15-157a Verso [Tenor Front Board Reverse 010] Temurah 6a–6b (UVA) 259

13 Fragment 4 — 15-157b Recto [Tenor Rear Board Front 011] Temurah 9b–10a 260

14 Fragment 4 — 15-157b Recto [Tenor Rear Board Front 011] Temurah 9b–10a (UVA) 261

15 Fragment 4 — 15-157b Verso [Tenor Rear Board Reverse 012] Temurah 10a–10b 262

16 Fragment 4 — 15-157b Verso [Tenor Rear Board Reverse 012] Temurah 10a–10b (UVA) 263

17 Fragment 5 — 15-156b Recto [Cantus Rear Board Front 003] Temurah 9b–10a 264

18 Fragment 5 — 15-156b Recto [Cantus Rear Board Front 003] Temurah 9b–10a (UVA) 265

19 Fragment 5 — 15-156b Verso [Cantus Rear Board Reverse 004] Temurah 10b 266

20 Fragment 5 — 15-156b Verso [Cantus Rear Board Reverse 004] Temurah 10b (UVA) 267

21 Fragment 6 — 15-156a Recto [Cantus Front Board Front 001] Temurah 13b 268

22 Fragment 6 — 15-156a Recto [Cantus Front Board Front 001] Temurah 13b (UVA) 269

23 Fragment 6 — 15-156a Verso [Cantus Front Board Reverse 002] Temurah 12b–13a 270

24 Fragment 6 — 15-156a Verso [Cantus Front Board Reverse 002] Temurah 12b–13a (UVA) 271

25 Fragment 5 — 15-156c Recto — Patch [Cantus Rear Board Front 003] Temurah 5b (Regular & UVA) 272

26 Fragment 5 — 15-156c Verso — Patch [Cantus Rear Board Reverse 004] Temurah 6b (Regular & UVA) 273