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Joseph (Son of Jacob), Portaleone Abraham ben David 1542-1612, Finzi family, Medicine -- Early works to 1800, Medicine, Medicine Arab, Medicine Medieval, Jews -- Italy -- History -- 15th century, Jews, History, Italy, Codices (bound manuscripts), Translations (documents), Treatises, Abridgments, Abridgments, Manuscripts Hebrew -- 15th century, Manuscripts Renaissance
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Porter, D. (2023, February 28). Penn Library's LJS 469 - [Sefer ha-seder ha-ḳaṭan] ... [etc.]. (Video Orientation). [Video file.] Retrieved from https://repository.upenn.edu/sims_video/210
Video Orientation to the University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 469, 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-ṭibb (Canon), which begins with a list of human limbs and their qualities and proceeds to the middle of the third chapter (f. 15r-19v).
Written in Italy, ca. 1490.
Record on Franklin, with link to a digital copy: https://franklin.library.upenn.edu/catalog/FRANKLIN_9954524983503681
Record on Internet Archive, with a link to PDF: https://archive.org/details/ljs469