Summary of Contents: Ketuvim
ff. 1r-307vKetuvim כתובים
Ezrah, Nehemiah, Tobit, Judith, Ester, Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs; the books of Wisdom and Ecclesiasticus in Hebrew, Greek, Latin and English. On the margin variations of the Greek text (modern hand)
Support: paper, watermark to be identified
Dimensions (leaf): 565 × 427 mm.
Foliation: Foliation in Arabic numerals; fol. 197 is double
x quires + 2 leaves inner/outer leaf of quire Hebrew/Arabic characters catchwords, repeated words, marked central opening
Binding is partially detached from collation; needs repair.
Trilingual, thus Hebrew, Greek and Latin scripts in parallel columns.
Leather binding; holes for straps.
Origin: [ca. 1600]
Provenance and Acquisition
Ownership inscription: "Liber Guilielmi Laud Archiepi[scopi] Cantuari[ensis] et Cancellarii Universitatis Oxon[iensis] 1636" (fol. 306v)
Donated to the Library by Archbishop William Laud (see Summary Catalogue, vol.II, part 1, pp.13-14).
Manuscript description based on Catalogue of the Hebrew Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, vol. I, by Adolf Neubauer, Oxford 1886, No. 95, Catalogue of the Hebrew manuscripts in the Bodleian Library; Supplement of Addenda and Corrigenda to Vol. I, No. 95, and on the data of the Institute of Microfilmed Hebrew Manuscripts, National Library of Israel with additional enhancements by the cataloguer.
MSS R.R. Film No. F 33108
Neubauer, Adolf, Catalogue of the Hebrew Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library (Oxford, 1886), no. 95.
Beit-Arié, Malachi and R.A. May (eds), Catalogue of the Hebrew manuscripts in the Bodleian Library; Supplement of Addenda and Corrigenda to Vol. I (A. Neubauer’s Catalogue) (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1994), no. 95.