“Rambam” Dalalat Al-Ha’irin: Moreh Nevuchim in Original Judeo-Arabic Form, Manuscript, Yemen 14th Century
Fourteen handwritten leaves from the
sefer Dalalat al-Ha’irin; the original Jedeo-Arabic version of Moreh Nevuchim as it was written by the Rambam.
Yemenite manuscripts containing the Rambam’s writings are renowned for their utmost accuracy.
This manuscript is dated back to the fourteenth century, based on the evaluation of experts from the National Library of Jerusalem.
The excerpts are from Part Two: Chapters 13–14, 14-18, 24-29, 39-40, 45 and 58.
[From the estate of Rabbi Yosef Kapach]
14 leaves | 22 lines | 20 x 27 cm | Oriental paper | torn in corners, missing text – professionally restored.