Talmud Bavli, Seder Neziḳin (Bava Batra 9-79)
ff. 1r-58vTalmud Bavli, Seder Neziḳin (Bava Batra 9-79) תלמוד בבלי סדר נזיקין (בבא בתרא ט-עט)
With the commentary of Rashi until the middle of chapter 3, rest is an anonymous commentary.
Dimensions (leaf): 215 × 160 mm.
Foliation: Foliation in Arabic numerals. Incomplete, end is missing.
5 quires: i 8-1, ii-iii 12, iv 10, v 8-1 no signatures catchwords at the end of quires
Very bad condition, parchment is wavy and had to be fixed in many places.
Main text in one column surrounded with commentaries in the margin.
Ashkenazi semi-cursive script. Written by three scribes: fols. 1r-14r (probably called Samuel), fols. 14v-30v, fols. 31r-58v (probably called Jacob)
Engraved title page.
Commentary is sometimes in the form of carmina figurata (e.g. fol. 10v, 13v, 28v)
Additions: Engraved title page added by David Oppenheim.
Origin: [Ashkenaz]; [14th century]
Provenance and Acquisition
It belonged to Rabbi Isaac Samuel Reggio's (1784-1855) library, which was purchased en bloc by the Bodleian Library in 1853.
Manuscript description based on Catalogue of the Hebrew Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, vol. I, by Adolf Neubauer, Oxford 1886, No. 369, Catalogue of the Hebrew manuscripts in the Bodleian Library; Supplement of Addenda and Corrigenda to Vol. I, No. 369, and on the data of the Institute of Microfilmed Hebrew Manuscripts, National Library of Israel with additional enhancements by the cataloguer.
Digital Bodleian (full digital facsimile)
MSS R.R. Film No. F 18350
Neubauer, Adolf, Catalogue of the Hebrew Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library (Oxford, 1886), no. 369.
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. 369.