Sefer Mordekhai ha-shalem
Mordecai ben Hillel, ha-Kohen, 1240?-1298
Sassoon, David Solomon, 1880-1942 (bookplate)
Ḥalfan, Leṿi ben Aharon
friedberg MSS 5-011
Jewish lawManuscripts, HebrewManuscripts, Medieval
Manuscript on vellum in a very clear cursive Ashkenazic hand, in 2 columns, 40-42 lines to a page.
Scribe: Levi ben Aharon Ḥalfan.
With the bookplate of ?Sassoon Collection, no. 534. See Sassoon, Ohel Daṿid, p. 172-193.
According to Sotheby's Catalogue 1983, p. 198, examination under ultra-violet light reveals a different date, but the original date is 1459.
Includes comments in the body of the text added by the scribe and marginal notes in a later hand, which include halakhic decisions by various authorities, such as Solomon ben Abraham ibn Adret, Asher ben Yeḥiel, Meir ben Baruch of Rothenburg and others.
Ex libris Menaḥem ben Naftali (cf. close to end of Seder Pesaḥ)