MANUSCRIPT

  • EH 47 E 09




    CATEGORY

    Belles Lettres
    Satire and Parody
    Hebrew

    Megilat Setarim | Masekhet Purim. Several Purim parodies.


    מגילת סתרים/ מסכת/ פורים/ נדפס ע″י דניאל/ קורנלייו אדי″ל קינ″ד בחדש/ אדר בשנת שי″ב לפ″ק/ פה/ ויניצייה./ ציירתיו/ אף עשיתיו/ אני מיכאל די/ קאסריש.


    Megilat Setarim | Masekhet Purim; several Purim parodies of the 14th century, copied by Michael de Casseres from the printed Venice edition, 1552 in Amsterdam, ab. 1770.

    Contents:

    f.  1r: Title.

    f.  1v-2r: Blank.

    f.  2v: Poem for Purim by Solomon ibn Gabirol.

    f. 1r-18r: Megilat Setarim by Levi b. Gershom.

    f. 18v-39r: Masekhet Purim by Kalonymos b. Kalonymos.

    f. 40r: Title II.

    f. 40v-41v; 46v, 47v: Blank.

    f. 42r-46r: Text Sefer ha-Baqbuq ha-Navi, anonymous parody.


    Hebrew / Paper / 15,4 x 9,4 cm. / [2] + 47 ff. (first 2 and last 5 ll. blank) / Sephardic cursive writing with square headings / Two titles nicely drawn frames in pen-and-ink / Decorated initials and floral decorations in the text and at the end of each part / Catchwords at the bottom of each page.


    Fuks 310.


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