[Commentary on Minor Prophets, Habakkuk to Malachi]
ink on paper; 179 leaves, 31 x 21 cm; Syrian Rabbinic Hebrew script
This commentary by the important Syrian-Jewish scholar Samuel ben Abraham Laniado concerns the Minor Prophets, from Habakkuk to Malachi. It is both damaged by damp and considerably faded in places. The final leaf (179a) contains a document concerning the partnership of Sheikh Yusuf and Sheikh Nisim regarding claims addressed to the rabbi of Aleppo, Samuel Laniado, from Baghdad, signed Avraham Mizrahi in an ornamental signature.