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[Ḥeshbon mahalkhot ha-kokhavim] [manuscript].

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Extent:
98 leaves
Creator:
Abraham bar Hiyya Savasorda, ca. 1065-ca. 1136
Description:

Ms. codex.

15th-century copy of the second part of a 12th-century two-part treatise, on astronomy (the first part, not present in this manuscript, discussed geography). Includes computations for solar and lunar eclipses between 1135 and 1136. Numerous marginal notes were preserved when the manuscript was trimmed, leaving tabs that have been folded in.

Title supplied by cataloger.

Foliation: Paper, iii (modern) + 2 (modern) + 94 + i (modern); [i-ii, 1-96], modern foliation in pencil, upper left recto. Catchwords on each leaf, lower left verso.

Layout: Written in 22 long lines.

Script: Written in Sephardic semi-cursive script, with marginal notes in later hands.

Binding: Modern paper over boards.

Origin: Possibly written in Spain, in the 15th century.

Language:
Hebrew
Medium:
paper
Contributor:
Luzzatto, Samuel David,1800-1865,former owner.
Halberstam, S. J.(Solomon Joachim),1832-1900,former owner.
Judith Montefiore College (Ramsgate, England),former owner.
Edm Type:
text
Format:
Book
Manuscript/Archive
Identifier:
5860792
819408410
Subject:
Astronomy Early works to 1800.
Astronomy, Medieval.
Jewish astronomy Early works to 1800.
Type:
text
Agg Provider:
University of Pennsylvania Libraries