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  • MS 657




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    Bible

    [Commentary on Minor Prophets, Hosea to Nahum]


    Manuscript ID:
    Ms. 657

    Place:
    Syria?

    Date:
    16th century

    Description:
    ink on paper; 259 leaves, 30.6 x 21 cm; Syrian Rabbinic Hebrew script

    Former Owner:
    Fraenkel 161

    Subject:
    Bible

    English Text:

    This commentary by the important Syrian-Jewish scholar Samuel ben Abraham Laniado concerns the Minor Prophets, from Hosea to Nahum. It is both damaged by damp and considerably faded in places. The final leaf contains a certificate of title, completed in Aleppo on 18 Ḥeshṿan 5476 [1715] regarding the property of Shelomoh ben Yaḥya given as a gift to his grandson.


    Manuscript Link:
    https://huc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1159000135


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