MS. Huntington 299
Oriental Manuscripts Huntington Collection
The scribe Shalom ben Solomon Yerushalmi copied the MS in Syracuse together with at least one more MS of astronomical content (Vatican,BAV, cod. ebr. 379, copied in 1482). He also ordered the copy of another MS in 1489 (Vatican, BAV, cod. ebr. 91). He is the author of Shabat shalom (Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Poc. 183)
Text in one column.
Sephardi semi-cursive script.
Numerous diagrams and tables (e.g. fols. 26v, 85v, 104v, 115r, 118v).
Brown leather binding.
Provenance and Acquisition
Onwer's inscription on fol. 1r: Roberti Huntington
It belonged to the oriental collection of Robert Huntington (1636/7-1701), and was bought in 1693 together with 645 other MSS for £752 10s.
Digital Bodleian (full digital facsimile)
MSS R.R. Film No. F 19328