1 volume (170 leaves) : paper ; 21x 16 cm bound to 23 x 17 cm
Contains selections from Maimonides' Mishneh Torah, including Book 6.2, 6.4, 7.2, 7.7, which comprise halakhic discussions of oaths, donations to the temple, the sabbath year, charity, tithes, and gifts to the poor.
Ms. codex. Titled transcribed from fol. 1r. Collation: Paper (watermarks: crescent moon with face in double-rimmed shield on fly leaves), fol. ii + 1¹⁰⁽⁺¹⁾2 ¹² 3⁸ 4¹² 5⁶ 6¹² 7⁸ 8¹² 9⁸ 10¹² 11⁸ 12¹² 13⁸ 14¹² 15⁸ 16¹² 17¹⁰⁽⁺¹⁾ + ii. Catchwords on versos. Layout: Long lines of 24 lines. Ruled in dry-point. Origin: Written in Yemen in the late sixteenth century. Shelfmark: Berkeley, CA, the Robbins Collection, UC Berkeley School of Law, Robbins MS 286.
Restrictions: Inquiries concerning this item should be directed to the reference librarian for the Robbins Collection.
Note concerning purchase on verso of fly leaf.
Bound in brown leather with tooling and faded gilt on front cover. Ten bands on spine, eight embossed with floral motif, one with title, and one with date and place of publication. Leather fastenings.
Publications About Described Materials Note
Sefer Mishneh Torah : hu ha-Yad ha-ḥazaḳah / le-Rabenu Mosheh ben Maimon ; ʻim pisuḳ ḳal, izkurim meha-Miḳra u-mafteḥot ; ba-ʻarikhat Tsevi H. Praizler. Yerushalayim : Ketuvim, 1985, 1990.
Robbins MS 286
RBCAG Call MS 260
Mishneh Torah., Selections., (Robbins Ms. 286)
Mishneh Torah leha-Ramabam k.i. ti-Yeman 358, 1598.