Hebrew and Judaica Manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries, Oxford University

MS. Reggio 52

Oriental Manuscripts Reggio Collection

Physical Description

ff. 93

Binding

Half bound.

History

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.

MS. Reggio 52/1

Contents

Poem for the wedding of Isaac Marini

1r-10r
Luzzatto, Moshe Ḥayyim, 1707-1747; לוצטו, משה חיים , Shir la-ḥatunat Yitsḥaḳ ben Shabtai Marini (Poem for the wedding of Isaac Marini) שיר לחתונת יצחק בן שבתי מריני

Copied by Yisroel Simcha Schorr

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper
Extent: ff. 10
Dimensions (leaf): × mm.
Foliation: Foliation in Arabic numerals

Collation

1 quire of 8 leaves + 1 bifolium no signatures, no catchwords

Condition

Good condition.

Layout

Text in one column, ruling is visible on fols. 1-2.

Hand(s)

Italian-Sephardi (;Rashi') semi-cursive script.

Decoration

Not decorated.

History

Origin: mid-19th century (before 1853)

MS. Reggio 52/2

Contents

Various works of Moshe Ḥayyim Luzzatto

2. ff. 11r-25v
Luzzatto, Moshe Ḥayyim, 1707-1747; לוצטו, משה חיים , Commentary on Tractate Rosh ha-Shanah פירוש מסכת ראש השנה
Language(s): Hebrew
3. ff. 26r-50r
Luzzatto, Moshe Ḥayyim, 1707-1747; לוצטו, משה חיים , ʿAśarah pirḳe Mishnah עשרה פרקי משנה
Language(s): Hebrew
4. ff.50v-52v
Luzzatto, Moshe Ḥayyim, 1707-1747; לוצטו, משה חיים , ʿEśrim ṿe-arbaʿah ḳushṭe kalah עשרים וארבעה קשוטי כלה
Language(s): Hebrew
5. ff.53r-54v
Kaṿanat le-tefilot ʿerev shabat כונות לתפלות ערב שבת
Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper
Extent: ff. 53r-54v
Dimensions (leaf): × mm.
Foliation: Foliation in Arabic numerals. Fols. 55-93 are blank. Fols. 11 and 12 are glued together.

Collation

8 quires: i-iii 10, iv-vii 12, viii 10-2 Hebrew/Arabic characters catchwords, repeated words, marked central opening

Condition

Good condition.

Hand(s)

Italian-Sephardi ('Rashi) semi-cursive script.

Italian cursive script on fols. 53-54.

Decoration

Not decorated.

History

Origin: [Padua]; [ca. 1725]

Additional Information

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on Catalogue of the Hebrew Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, vol. i, by Adolf Neubauer, Oxford 1886, No. 2307, Catalogueof the Hebrew manuscripts in the Bodleian Library; Supplement of Addenda and Corrigenda to Vol. I No. 2307), and on the data of the Institute of Microfilmed Hebrew Manuscripts, National Library of Israel with additional enhancements by the cataloguer.

Availability

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures contact Bodleian Admissions). Contact specialcollections.enquiries@bodleian.ox.ac.uk for further information on the availability of this manuscript.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (full digital facsimile)

Microfilm

MSS R.R. Film No. F 20999

Bibliography

    Neubauer, Adolf, Catalogue of the Hebrew Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library (Oxford, 1886), no. 2307.
    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. 2307.

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