Commentary on Pirkei avot [The sayings of the fathers]
1400 (questionable start)
1499 (questionable end)
Ibn Gabirol, active 11th century
Bedersi, Jedaiah ben Abraham, approximately 1270-approximately 1340
Contains three works. Fols 1r-82v: Rashi's commentary to the Former Prophets beginning with Joshua, Chapter 3; fols. 82v-96r: commentary, attributed to Rashi, on Pirkei avot, chapters 1-5; fols 97r-114: Mivḥar ha-peninim, usually attributed to Solomon ibn Gabirol, sometimes to Jedaiah ben Abraham Bedersi. Folios 1-96 ruled in metalpoint; fols. 96-114 unruled and in a different hand; written in Italian scripts in black ink; Haftarot markers graphically designed; diagram containing names of biblical places; modern foliation in pencil (with errors); catchwords; damage to upper left corner of folio but does not affect text; dampstaining at end with loss of text. Montefiore no. 32. Previous owners of original manuscript: Isaac Shabbethai min ha-zekenim [Del Vecchio]; Solomon Halberstam.