Catalogue Entry: THEM00267

Drafts concerning Solomon's Temple and the sacred cubit

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Yahuda Ms. 2.4, National Library of Israel, Jerusalem, Israel

[Translation] [Normalized Text] [Diplomatic Text]

Sotheby Lot

Part of SL228

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[1] α Ita Talmudici.

[2] β Cont. Appion l. 2.

[3] γ Consule codicem Middoth, interprete Constantino L'Empereur. Item quæ Capellus & Arius Montanus ex Rabbinis in Medium produxerunt.

[4] δ De bello Iud. l. 6, c. 5 & l. 7. c. 22.

[5] ✝ Maimon. de cultu divino Tract 7 c 1

[6] ✝ Maimon de cultu divi{no} tr. 1 c 5

[7] ✝ Apud Iosephum cont Appion. lib. 1

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[9] ✝ Apud Ios. cont. App. l. {1}

[10] ✝ Apud Iosephum cont Appion. lib. 1

[11] ✝ Apud Ios. cont. Appion lib 1

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[12] Talm. Hierosol. in Ioma c. 6. Vide & Buxtorf. Lex. Tal. in רים, et Ariam Montanum De mensuris.

[13] ✝ 1 Reg 6. 2 Paralip 3

[14] x Ioseph. Antiq l 8 c 2

[15] Ioseph. Antiq. l. 8. c. 2.

[16] Prov. 9.1

[17] a Vide Comment. Constantini l'Empereur in Middoth cap. 4. Sect. 7.

[18] b Maimonides de cultu Dei tract 2. c. 8.

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[21] a Vitruvius lib. 3. Hero in Isagoge. Hesychius Suidas in vocibus πλέθρον et πους. Columella l 5 de R. Rust. qui cubitum nominat semipedem quasi pedis et semis. Vide et Frontinum de limit. agrorum et Isidorum Hispalensem l 15, c. 15. Porrò de his convenit inter scriptores, e quibus ante omnes consule Agricolam et Gravium.

[22] d. Abulfeda Geogr. Arab. & Muhammed Ibn Mesoud, a Gravio citati.

[23] a Purchas Pilgrimage part 1 lib 1. c 11.

[24] Vide Hygenum de limit. constit. Et Siculum Flaccum de condit. agrorum.

[25] Hygenus de limit. const.

[26] a Hæc ratio diserte adnotatur in Misnaioth, tract de Ghaburim cap 4 ה in comment.

[27] a Vt ab Aria Montano citantur

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[28] ✝ Iosep. in Prologo lib. de Bel. Iud.

[29] a Antiq l 15. c 14

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