MS. Heb. e. 106

Gregorian: 1636

Physical Description:

Yemen Rabb‎.‎ char‎.‎‎;‎ paper ‎,‎ ‎8‎ x ‎6‎ in‎.‎‎,‎ ‎2‎‎2‎ lines in the first part ‎(‎ Location from 1a to 25b. (MS_Heb_e_106_1a)fols. 1-25 ‎)‎‎,‎ about ‎1‎‎7‎ lines in the later part‎.‎ ‎6‎‎3‎ folios‎.‎


Given in 1910 by A. Cowley, probably from the Genizah.


Manuscript description based on typewritten catalogue in the Bodleian Library, fols. 71-72..

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Maimonides’ Mishneh Torah


1a - 63b
1a 63b


Main language: Hebrew.


  • הלכות מאכלות אסורות ‎1‎‎,‎‎1‎‎2‎ ‎(‎ עליו ומכסין את דמו ‎)‎ to the end of pereq ‎1‎‎0‎ ‎(‎ Location 25a. (MS_Heb_e_106_25a)fol. 25 ‎)‎‎,‎ followed ‎(‎ Location 26a. (MS_Heb_e_106_26a)fol. 26 ‎)‎ by ה' שחיטה ‎1‎‎,‎‎1‎ to ‎3‎‎,‎‎1‎‎8‎ incomplete‎,‎ and ‎3‎‎,‎‎2‎‎5‎ ‎(‎end‎)‎ to ‎1‎‎4‎‎,‎‎1‎‎2‎ incomplete‎.‎ On the margins and sometimes between the lines‎,‎ are numerous notes containing corrections‎,‎ additions and explanations in Arabic of Hebrew words‎.‎ The Midrash on Job is quoted ‎(‎ Location 5a. (MS_Heb_e_106_5a)fol. 5 ‎)‎‎.‎ There are a few superlinear points‎.‎ On Location 25a. (MS_Heb_e_106_25a)fol. 25 ‎,‎ top margin להדא אלכתב מן חין נכתיב עד היום [את]נין ותסעין סנה מן סנת אֿתֿתֿקֿמֿזֿ לשטרות וכאן אליום פי סנת בֿלֿטֿ לשטרות. תֿםֿ - i‎.‎e‎.‎ this note was written in 2039 Sel. ‎=‎ 1728 A.D. and the MS‎.‎ in 1947 Sel. ‎=‎ 1636 A.D. At the end of the ה‎'‎ מאכ‎'‎ אס‎'‎ the scribe says נשארו שבעה פרקים מן מאכלות אסורות ואנחנו נשלים אותן בשמחה ובשלמות ... but apparently he did not write them‎.‎ On the lower margin ‎(‎torn‎)‎ אני הכותב הצעיר קל הקלים ועפר רגלי המבינים ספרא ... יהודה בירב אבא מרי נאחום בי' א' מ' דויד בן אהרן בן ... אלאכלו פי יֿשֿלֿ ונשלם במעלי שבא ההוא שתא עשר ... אֿתֿתֿקֿמֿזֿ שנים לשטרי במאתא חצן בני קחאטר ... Possibly the same of the scribe was among the missing words‎,‎ and יהודה was his father‎,‎ as נ"ע is written about the name‎,‎ but this may have been added by a later owner‎.‎ On Location 25b. (MS_Heb_e_106_25b)fol. 25b is a formula for the beginning of a letter or document‎.‎ The volume is by various hands‎:‎ ‎(‎a‎)‎ fols‎.‎ Location from 1a to 25b. (MS_Heb_e_106_1a)1-25 ‎,‎ Location from 29a to 29b. (MS_Heb_e_106_29a)29 ‎,‎ Location from 30a to 33b. (MS_Heb_e_106_30a)30-33 ‎,‎ ‎(‎b‎)‎ fols‎.‎ Location from 26a to 28b. (MS_Heb_e_106_26a)26-28 ‎,‎ Location from 35a to 56b. (MS_Heb_e_106_35a)35-56 ‎,‎ ‎(‎c‎)‎ Location from 34a to 34b. (MS_Heb_e_106_34a)fol. 34 ‎,‎ ‎(‎d‎)‎ fols‎.‎ Location from 57a to 63b. (MS_Heb_e_106_57a)57-63 ‎.‎ All the leaves are torn at the lower fore-corner‎.‎ Location from 29a to 29b. (MS_Heb_e_106_29a)Fol. 29 is a fragment roughly mended‎.‎ After Location 35a. (MS_Heb_e_106_35a)fol. 35 is a lacuna of ‎1‎ leaf‎.‎ Fols‎.‎ Location from 26a to 35b. (MS_Heb_e_106_26a)26-35 הל' שחיטה ‎1‎‎,‎‎1‎ to ‎3‎‎,‎‎1‎‎8‎‎.‎ Location from 36a to 63b. (MS_Heb_e_106_36a)Fols. 36-63 ‎,‎ הל' שחיטה the last line of chapter ‎3‎ to ‎1‎‎4‎‎,‎‎1‎‎2‎‎.‎ The numeration of the sections‎,‎ which are mostly added later‎,‎ differs from that of the edition ‎(‎Amst‎.‎ ‎1‎‎7‎‎0‎‎2‎‎)‎ There are many additions and notes in the margins by a later hand‎,‎ or hands‎.‎


  • Moses b. Maimon.