Judaica Online Exhibitions
Almosnino, Moses ben Baruch, ca. 1515 - ca. 1580
Bet Elohim Fragment
בית אלהים / משה בן ברוך אלמוזנינו
Folio 23, verso
Selected text refers to Amerigo Vespucci אמריקו וישפוסיאו and to the name of the newly discovered continent אמיריקה the first mention for each in Hebrew
[Hebrew written in Sephardic cursive script]

Credit: Lawrence J. Schoenberg (LJS) Ms. 42 at the Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, University of Pennsylvania