The manuscript comprises a Hebrew and Aramaic dictionary, followed by a glossary that presents further etymological parallels with related Oriental languages. Its method of helping students to identify the root letters of Hebrew words, was first developed by German Orientalist, and Professor of Hebrew, at the University of Leipzig, Elias Hutter (ca. 1553-1609).
Contents: A manuscript note by Samuel Rolles Driver (i). Title page (ii). Preface (iii-vii). Dictionary (1r-43v). Glossary (44r-50v).
Extent: ff 52. 440 x 280 x 20 mm.
Hand: 18th century English hand.
Binding: 18th century half-calf over paper boards.
Additional information: Rahel Fronda, Jewish Books and their Christian Readers: Christ Church Connections (Oxford: Christ Church, 2017), pp. 92-96.