Facsimile of LJS 469, Sefer ha-seder ha-ḳaṭan ... etc.

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8-9-2015

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Copies of letters of the Finzi family (f. 1r-12v), including reference to Abraham Cohen or Abraham Arie ben Benjamin Portaleone, possibly also known as Abraham ben David Portaleone, a famous physician of Mantua; homiletical comments on the Biblical story of Joseph (f. 13r-14v); and an anonymous translation from Arabic into Hebrew of an abridgment of Avicenna's Qānūn fī al-tÌ£ibb (Canon), which begins with a list of human limbs and their qualities and proceeds to the middle of the third chapter (f. 15r-19v).

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Medicine--Early works to 1800, Medicine Arab, Medicine Medieval, Jews--Italy--History--15th century Codices, Abridgements, Translations (documents), Treatises, Manuscripts Hebrew--15th century, Manuscripts Renaissance

Facsimile of LJS 469, Sefer ha-seder ha-ḳaṭan ... etc.

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