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  (XI) Obj. ID: 20912 Fugger's Venetian Medical Miscellany,, Venice, 1552. // Yishai ben Yehiel,Meir ben Itzhak Halevi,Scribe 20 edit  
Category: Hebrew Illuminated Manuscripts


2 Name/Title Fugger's Venetian Medical Miscellany | Unknown
3a Object Medical literature
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Yishai ben Yehiel,Meir ben Itzhak Halevi,Scribe 20 (Unknown)
5 Date 1552
6 Period Unknown
6a Period Detail
7 Origin Italy | Veneto | Venice
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8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Germany | Munich | Bayerische Staatsbibliothek (BSB)
| Cod.hebr. 19 (Steinschneider 1895, No. 19)
9b Documentation/
Research project
Unknown |
10 Location Unknown |
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Venecian Workshop, 1548-1552|
13 Iconographical Subject Unknown |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. digital
19 Remarks
20 Description

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21 Ornamentation
22 Custom
23 Contents
1. Zidat Derakhim (צידת דרכים; lit. Travel Provisions), Ahmad ibn al-Jazzar's Viaticum translated by Moses Ibn Tibbon (fols. 1'-206): beginsאחר זמן לכסיל היה רופא (Steinschneider 1893:704-705). Another copy in Munich, BSB Cod.hebr. 295 (fols. 71-159), belonged to Johann Albrecht Widmanstetter.
2. Pirkei Mosheh (פרקי משה; Chapters of Moshe) by Maimonides (Rambam) (fols. 207-366v) translated by Nathan ha-Meati: beginsאמר החכם הפילוסוף השלם רבינו משה בן עבד אלהי הישראלי רבינו מיימון (Steinschneider 1893:766). Another copy in Munich, BSB Cod.hebr. 287 (fols. 1-140) belonged to Johann Albrecht Widmanstetter.
24 Codicology
24a Scribes Yishai ben Yehiel (Scribe A*): fols. 1'-63v, 166v (from line 25)-172v. Scribe 20** (Scribe B): fols. 64-166v (lines 1-25), 173-206. Meir ben Itzhak Halevi (Scribe C): fols. 207-366v. Each scribe proofread his own section of the text. * The letters A, B, etc. denote the order of copying by the main scribes and interpolators in this manuscript. ** Running numbers (Scribe 1, 2, etc.) denote anonymous main scribes and interpolators throughout the entire group of Fugger’s Venetian manuscripts. Scribes identified by name are not numbered.
24b Script The text is written in semi-cursive Ashkenazi script.
24c Number of Lines The text is written in 30 lines per page. in one column.
24d Ruling Ruling by stylus: 30 horizontal and 1+1 vertical lines, e.g. fols. 206, 207.
24e Pricking None.
24f Quires 46 quires of 8 leaves each, except for XXII8-1. Quire composition: I8 (1'-7); II8 (8-15); III8 (16-23); IV8 (24-31); V8 (32-39); VI8 (40-47); VII8 (48-55); VIII8 (56-63); IX8 (64-71); X8 (72-79); XI8 (80-87); XII8 (88-95); XIII8 (96-103); XIV8 (104-111; fols. 104, 107, 108, 111 are single leaves with stubs); XV8 (112-119); XVI8 (120-127); XVII8 (128-135); XVIII8 (136-143); XIX8 (144-151); XX8 (152-159); XXI8 (160-167); XXII8-1 (168-174; fol. 170 is single leaf with stub); XXIII8 (175-182); XXIV8 (183-190); XXV8 (191-198); XXVI8 (199-206); XXVII8 (207-214); XXVIII8 (215-222); XXIX8 (223-230); XXX8 (231-238); XXXI8 (239-246); XXXII8 (247-254); XXXIII8 (255-262); XXXIV8 (263-270); XXXV8 (271-278); XXXVI8 (279-286); XXXVII8 (287-294); XXXVIII8 (295-302); XXXIX8 (303-310); XL8 (311-318); XLI8 (319-326); XLII8 (327-334); XLIII8 (335-342); XLIV8 (343-350); XLV8 (351-358); XLVI8 (359-366).
24g Catchwords Catchwords for leaves are written horizontally on the left below the text in semi-cursive script by the text scribe.
24h Hebrew Numeration None.
24i Blank Leaves Fols. 1'v, 206v, 207v.

25 Material/Technique
Paper, 1 + 367 + 1 leaves.
25a Material Structure
25b Material Decoration
25c Material Bonding
25d Material Inscription
25e Material Additions
25f Material Cloth
25g Material Lining
25h Tesserae Arrangement
25i Density
25j Colors

26 Measurements
Full page: (337-339) x (230-231) mm.
Text space: Yishai: (235-240) x (136-142) mm.
Scribe 20: (26-240) x (134-135) mm.
Meir: (222-224) x (137-140) mm
26a Height
26b Length
26c Width
26d Depth
26e Circumference
26f Thickness
26g Diameter
26h Weight
26i Axis
26j Panel Measurements
27 Direction/Location
27a Façade (main)
27b Entrances
27c Location of Torah Ark
27d Location of Apse
27e Location of Niche
27f Location of Reader's Desk
27g Location of Platform
27h Temp: Architecture Axis
27i< Arrangement of Seats
27j Location of Women's Section
27k Direction Prayer
27l Direction Toward Jerusalem

28 Coin
28a Coin Series
28b Coin Ruler
28c Coin Year
28d Denomination

29 Signature
30 Colophon
Fol. 366v:

ברוך הנותן ליעף כח ולאין אונים עצמה ירבה/ כה עתירת הכותב והסופר מאיר בר' יצחק/ הלוי שליט (שיחיה לאורך ימים טובים) מק"ק (קהילת קודש) פראג הבירא מארץ פיהם והית')ה(/ השלמתו בעזרת העוזר וגוזר יתברך היום יום ד'/ ה' ניסן שנת חמשת אלפים ושלש מאות ושנים עשר לבריאות עולם פה וויניציאה המהוללה
(Blessed (be He) who gives strength to the weary, and to the powerless (may He) increase might, this is the prayer of the Scribe Meir bar Itzhak Halevi, may he live many good days; of the holy community of Prague, the capital of the land of Bohemia. And it was completed with the help of the helper and judge, blessed be He today is Wednesday, 5th Nisan 5312 (30.03.1552) from the creation of the world, here in Venice the praised).
31 Scribal Notes
Fol. 66v: ובמקומות האלו היה חסר לפני (And in these places [the text in my exemplar] was missing in front of me).
Fol. 313: כאן חסר ד' פרקים (Here four chapters are missing).
32 Watermark
Watermarks: 'B' with a trefoil flower surmounting its vertical in the corner of the folio (31 mm; e.g. fols. 1', 9, 28, 90); an anchor within a circle with a star on top at the centre of the folio (65 mm; e.g. fols. 219, 220, 221, 223, 226): similar to Harlfinger 1974-80, Ancre 24-31 (Venice, 1556).
33 Hallmark
33a Group
33b Subgroup
33c Hallmark Identification
33d Hallmark Group Classification
33e Hallmark Reference
34 Trade Mark
35 Binding

Dark green leather on wooden boards (338 x210 mm); gold-tooled with a central roundel on the front and a shield on the back cover within an undulating lozenge in a large rectangle, decorated with floral motifs at the centre of each side and at the corners. The front roundel is inscribed רפואות, and below the letters YYYY. The spine, blind-tooled with hatching, has three hidden cords and head and tail bands. On the edges of the front cover are vestiges of four groups of three plaited leather bands, two on the side and one each on the upper and lower edges, with corresponding holes for four nails on the edges of the back cover (for preserved bands see Cod.hebr. 301). Each group of three bands terminated in a ring intended to hook over the nails in the opposite cover. The leaves are gilt-edged.

 

This binding was made for Fugger by the 'Fugger Binder' inVenice(Hobson 1999:119-129). Similar bindings in BSB: e.g. Cod.hebr. 27, 33, 39, 42, 47, 51, 55, 59, 61, 65, 66.

 

Watermarks on flyleaves: None.

36 Decoration Program

Two headed eagle within a circle by Yishai (fol. 1').

36 Summary and Remarks

Yishai ben Yehiel appears in BSB Cod.hebr. 7, 10, 26, 28, 30, 31, 33, 42, 44, 45, 46, 47, 50, 52, 56, 58, 62, 64, 68; Scribe20 inBSB Cod.hebr. 42, 44, 61, 66; and Meir ben Itzhak Halevi in this manuscript only.

38 Suggested Reconstruction
39 History/Provenance
Owners' inscriptions: None.
Inscriptions of librarians and researchers:
Front flyleaf, verso: an inscription in brown ink by Librarian 1a: ספר רפואות לרבי משה בן תבון ושמו/ צידת הדרכים/ רבינו משה בר מיימוני בחכמת הרפואה ז"ל. Below, by Librarian 3 in greyish brown ink: Sephaer riphuos le Ribi Moshae baen tibon\ vschmo zedas hadrachim\ Rabenu Moschae bar Maimuni behachmas\ harphua zal\ Rabi Mosis filij Tibon viaticum medicinae\ Rabi Mosis filij Maimuni in medicina seu Aphorismi.
Front pastedown, on the exlibris in plummet: the contents in German.
Exlibris and stamps:
Front pastedown: an exlibris of the Bavarian Court and State Library (227 x 155 mm) with the arms of Elector Maximilian I of 1638 (Dressler 1972:B3ab), stuck over his earlier exlibris (175 x 135 mm) of 1618, before he became Elector in 1623 (Dressler 1972:A3a-f).
Old signatures:
Front cover, lower right corner in black ink: 2 n0 6(?) (Duke's library, Prommer's signature).
Front cover pastedown, upper right corner in black ink: MS. Hebr. 15.
Front flyleaf, recto, upper left corner in black ink: n0. 16.
Spine, on stickers: 73 and 15, spine and back cover pastedown: 19 (current signature).
On the exlibris, upper left corner in plummet: Cod.hebr. 19 (current signature).
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
Well preserved. Apparently the manuscript was not used.
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
Dressler 1972 F. Dressler, Die Exlibris der Bayerischen Hof- und Staatsbibliothek, 17. bis 20. Jahrhundert, Wiesbaden 1972. Harlfinger 1974-80 D. Harlfinger, Wasserzeichen aus griechischen Handschriften, Berlin, 1974-1980. Hobson 1999 A. Hobson, Renaissance Book Collecting: Jean Grolier and Diego Hurtado de Mendoza, their Books and Bindings, Cambridge 1999. Sirat and Dukan, unpublished C. Sirat and M. Dukan, Etude des manuscrits hébreux "sehr inkorrekt" conservés dans la Bibliothèque de Munich (Institut des Recherche et d'histoire des Textes, CNRS, Paris), unpublished. Steinschneider 1893 M. Steinschneider, Die Hebräischen Übersetzungen des Mittelalters und die Juden als Dolmetscher, Berlin 1893. Steinschneider 1895 M. Steinschneider, Die Hebräischen Handschriften der K. Hof- und Staatsbibliothek in München, Munich 1895.
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
45 Temp: Batch Number
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46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
20912
48 Temp: Addenda
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Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter Ilona Steimann 2008, 2015 49a
50 Researcher Ilona Steimann; Prof. Aliza Cohen-Mushlin 2008, 2015; 2015 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head Michal Sternthal; Project Head: Prof. Aliza Cohen-Mushlin 05-2016; 2008-2015 53a
54 Editor Christine Evans 2015 54a
55 Donor Supported by the Fritz Thyssen 55a

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(XXII) ID: 208393 Fugger's Venetian Medical Miscellany, Fol. 1, Venice, 1552 edit
Category: Hebrew Illuminated Manuscripts
ID: 208393 Fugger's Venetian Medical Miscellany, Fol. 1, Venice, 1552 edit  
Category: Hebrew Illuminated Manuscripts

General Document


2 Name/Title Fugger's Venetian Medical Miscellany | Unknown
3a Object Medical literature
3b Object Detail Fol. 1
4a Artist/ Maker Yishai ben Yehiel,Meir ben Itzhak Halevi,Scribe 20 (Unknown)
5 Date 1552
6 Period Unknown
7 Origin Italy | Veneto | Venice
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8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Germany | Munich | Bayerische Staatsbibliothek (BSB)
| Cod.hebr. 19 (Steinschneider 1895, No. 19)
10 Location Unknown |
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Venecian Workshop, 1548-1552|
13 Iconographical Subject Eagle, double-headed displayed |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No.
19a Scan No. M000069
20 Description

Fol. 1’: An imperial symbol of a crowned two-headed eagle within a circle decorates the title page of the first treatise, executed by Yishai

21 Ornamentation
 
21 Ornamentation
22 Custom
23 Contents
24 Codicology
24a Scribes
24b Script
24c Number of Lines
24d Ruling
24e Pricking
24f Quires
24g Catchwords
24h Hebrew Numeration
24i Blank Leaves

25 Material/Technique
Brown and wine-red ink pen-drawing.
25a Material Structure
25b Material Decoration
25c Material Bonding
25d Material Inscription
25e Material Additions
25f Material Cloth
25g Material Lining
25h Tesserae Arrangement
25i Density
25j Colors

26 Measurements
26a Height
26b Length
26c Width
26d Depth
26e Circumference
26f Thickness
26g Diameter
26h Weight
26i Axis
26j Panel Measurements
27 Direction/Location
27a Façade (main)
27b Entrances
27c Location of Torah Ark
27d Location of Apse
27e Location of Niche
27f Location of Reader's Desk
27g Location of Platform
27h Temp: Architecture Axis
27i< Arrangement of Seats
27j Location of Women's Section
27k Direction Prayer
27l Direction Toward Jerusalem

28 Coin
28a Coin Series
28b Coin Ruler
28c Coin Year
28d Denomination

29 Signature
30 Colophon
31 Scribal Notes
32 Watermark
33 Hallmark
33a Group
33b Subgroup
33c Hallmark Identification
33d Hallmark Group Classification
33e Hallmark Reference
34 Trade Mark
35 Binding
36 Decoration Program
36 Summary and Remarks
38 Suggested Reconstruction
39 History/Provenance
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
45 Temp: Batch Number
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46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
208393
48 Temp: Addenda

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a