MS. Laud Or. 157
Oriental Manuscripts Laud Oriental Collection
Sefer ha-ḥefets ha-shalem
Translated from Arabic by Meshullam ben Yonah at the request of his friend Shalem.
Note in Latin about the content (fol. [ii]r); numerous medical notes in Latin and a Hebrew note (" הספר הזה חברו החכם בגדול המכונה עלזהראוי ") on fol. [iii]r, numerous Hebrew notes on fol. [iii]v.
Numerous marginal and interlinear glosses, notes in Hebrew, some in Latin, chapter numbers in the margin.
Fols. 213-214 are blank.
Glosses, notes at the beginning (flyleaf) and indexes added at the end (fols. 212r, 215r-217r) in Italian hands.
Sephardi semi-cursive script.
Brown leather binding, blind-tooled, with the gold-tooled coat of arms of Archbisop Laud in the middle; holes for straps; spine slightly damaged.
Provenance and Acquisition
Censor's signature: "Dominico Irosolomitano" (fol. 212r); owner's inscription: "Liber Guil[ielmi] Laud Archiepi[scopi] Cant[uariensis] et Cancellar[ii] Universit[atis] Oxon[iensis] 1637" (fol. [iii]v)
Donated to the Library by Archbishop William Laud (see Summary Catalogue, vol.II, part 1, pp.13-14).
MSS R.R. Film No. F 19934