MS. Canonici Or. 67
Oriental Manuscripts Canonici Oriental Collection
On the margins at the beginning and on some leaves in the middle of the MS there are omissions and biblical referenes by an Italian hand. Glosses written in an Italian mid-late 15th-century hand.
The document on fol. 234v dated 1417 (in Portuguese) might be by the scribe's grandson.
Text in two columns. Hair and flesh side are distinguishable. Pricking and ruling are often visible.
Sephardi semi-cursive script.
Decorated initial words.
Provenance and Acquisition
Ownership inscriptions: יונה יאיר (fol.1r); יוסף בן יצחק זרקו (fol. 234v) ; censors' signatures: "Camillo Jaghel 1613", "Ego Frater Renatus a Mutina ord[in]is Capp[ucino]ru[m] correxi anno 1626", "Revisto per mi fra Luigi da Bologna del ordine de sa' Domenico ... 1599" (fol. 233r), "fra Gir[olamo] da Duranallo 1640" (fol. 234v).
Matteo Luigi Canonici's (1727-1805) collections passed to his brother Giuseppe, and on his death in 1807 to Giovanni Perissinotti and Girolamo Cardina, who divided them. To the former fell the MSS., then about 3550 in number, and, after many attempts to sell them, the Bodleian became the purchaser of the greater part in 1817, for £5444 5s. 1d., or including incidental expenses about £6030, the largest single purchase ever made by the Library. The formal list of volumes handed over was signed on May 18, 1817, and the books probably arrived later that year.
Digital Bodleian (full digital facsimile)
MSS R.R. Film No. F 21671