Eleazar ben Judah, of Worms, approximately 1176-1238
friedberg MSS 3-016
mfm dup 00868
2 v. ([96+] leaves).
Manuscript on vellum in Ashkenazi script of the early 14th cent. Written in Western Germany. Text in 3 columns, 57 lines per page. Script very small.
Both volumes in one case.
Text of piyutim very close to version in modern editions of the Maḥzor. Significant differences in the text of the fixed prayers indicate decisions of local halakhic authorities.
Includes prayers for the entire holiday cycle: Rosh ha-Shanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret, Hanukkah, 4 Parashiyot, Purim, Pesaḥ, Shavuot. Other prayers included: Shir ha-yiḥud, Ḳinot le-Tishah Be-Av, Keter malkhut of Ibn Gabirol, Seliḥot for fast days, Halel, Musaf for Rosh ḥodesh, additions in the amidah for fast days, Tishah be-Av, Hanukkah and Purim, Musaf for the Three Festivals, Piyutim for Magen avot, Evening services, Pirḳe avot, Amidah for Rosh ha-Shanah, Hoshanot and yotzer for Simḥat Torah, Rashuyot for Simḥat Torah, Yotzrot for special shabbatot.
On leaves [90v-91r]: a calendar for years 1313+
On leaves [91v-92r]: "Tefilat R. Neḥunyah ben ha-Ḳanah."
On leaves [92r-96r]: "Hilkhot ḥasidut muʻataḳim mi-yesod Rabi Elʻazar ben rabi Y.b.Ḳ. (Yehudah ben Ḳalonimos) she-ḥiber bi-teḥilat ha-Roḳeaḥ."
Ink on some pages faded, especially leaves 27-34, 42, with some loss of text; gaps after leaves 13, 18, 42, 67.