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[Marʼeh ha-ofanim] ... [etc.] [manuscript].
- [Marʼeh ha-ofanim] ... [etc.] [manuscript].
- Hebrew translation of a fundamental treatise on medieval astronomy and cosmology that describes and illustrates the Ptolemaic model of a spherical earth divided into climactic zones at the center of the concentric spheres of the universe. Followed by Ruaḥ ha-ḥen, a 13th-century philosophical work that was a popular introduction to science, here attributed to Yehudah ibn Tibon. It has also been attributed to Jacob ben Abba Mari ben Samson Anatoli and Zeraḥyah ha-Yeṿani. Occasional marginal notes. Final page contains Hebrew notes and pen trials by various hands (f. 22v).
- 22 leaves : paper; 209 x 151 (143 x 104) mm. bound to 220 x 186 mm.
- Astronomy; Cosmography; Jewish philosophy
- Call Number:
- LJS 494