A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Bodl. 27

Summary Catalogue no.: 1874


David Kimchi ('Rabi Kimhi'), Commentary on Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Zechariah and Malachi (Latin translation)

Nahum (fol. 1), Habakkuk (fol. 20), Zephaniah, (fol. 43), Zechariah (fol. 52), and Malachi (fol. 96: the first few sentences only), translated into Latin, with the Latin text prefixed to each section. This appears not to be Thomas Neale's translation. A casual note of three names (cardinal Pole, etc.) on fol. 29v is made into a note of supposed ownership on the inner cover.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper
Extent: 99 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 6.5 × 5 in.


Origin: 1541–1542 ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

'Richard Clyf[?]', late 16th cent., is on fol. 99.

Presented by sir Henry Savile in 1620.

Record Sources

Description adapted (March 2020) from the Summary Catalogue (1922).

Last Substantive Revision

2020-03-23: Description revised to include all information in SC.