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Country of LocationSwitzerland
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Library / CollectionBibliothèque de Genève
ShelfmarkMs. heb. 9
Manuscript TitleMishneh Torah (Books I, II, V) by Maimonides and a Hebrew and Judeo-Italian lapidary
CaptionPaper · I + 139 + I ff. · 20.5-25 x 14.2-15 cm · Ashkenaz and Italy · 1st half 14th century (Mishneh Torah) and mid-15th century (lapidary)
Manuscript SummaryThis paper manuscript which is dated thanks to its watermarks, is divided into two distinct textual units bound together. The first work is an Ashkenazi 14th century incomplete copy of the remarkable legal work Mishneh Torah by Maimonides (1135-1204), containing books 1, 2 and 5. The second text is an Italian 15th century anonymous lapidary entitled Inian ha-Avanim, followed by a text listing the carats of pearls and spinels, as well as the value of silver and gold in several cities and regions, including locations such as Paris, Venice, Genoa and Sicily. This miscellany entered the Bibliothèque de Genève at an unknown date between 1667 and the end of the 17th century.
Standard descriptionDr. Justine Isserles, chercheure associée, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes-Saprat (Paris), 2019.
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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier):||
DOI (Digital Object Identifier10.5076/e-codices-bge-heb0009 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-bge-heb0009)
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IIIF Manifest URLhttp://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/metadata/iiif/bge-heb0009/manifest.json
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How to quoteGenève, Bibliothèque de Genève, Ms. heb. 9: Mishneh Torah (Books I, II, V) by Maimonides and a Hebrew and Judeo-Italian lapidary (http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/bge/heb0009).
Century14th century, 15th century
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