MANUSCRIPT

  • MS 599




    CATEGORY

    Liturgy

    Mohel Book


    Manuscript ID:
    MS 599

    Place:
    (a) Altona, Hamburg, Wandsbeck, Germany; (b) Prague, Hamburg, Königsberg, Posen, inter alia

    Date:
    (a) 1741; (b) 1742-83

    Description:
    (a) ink and pigment on parchment, 22 leaves; (b) ink on paper, 4 leaves (18.4 x 13.3 cm.)

    Copyist:
    (a) Uri Pheibush ben Isaak Eisik, sofer of Altona, Hamburg, and Wandsbeck (d. 1795); (b) multiple mohels

    Subject:
    Liturgy

    English Text:

    This volume contains two manuscripts bound together. The first is a finely illustrated Seder Sod Adonai im perush Sharvit ha-zahav, a service for circumcision, which in addition to decorative elements and a full title page contains four finely wrought illustrative scenes. The volume also contains notebook entries by various mohels in Central and Northern Europe between 1742 and 1783.


    Manuscript Link:
    https://huc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1013878506


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