StorageSiteUCL Special Collections
Reference Number MS MOCATTA/2
TitleMahzor (Italian)
Date16th cent.
DescriptionManuscript Mahzor containing Jewish festival prayers for the whole year according to the Italian rite, with some additional prayers and ceremonies. On the last two leaves there are signatures of censors: Jacob Geraldino, 1555; Caesar Bellicosus, undated; Camillo Jaghel, 1619; Antonio Franc Enrique, 1688.
Extent1 volume containing 392 folios
CustodialHistoryFrom the library of Frederic David Mocatta, deposited in 1905 by the Jewish Historical Society. Formerly held with other Jewish collections in the Mocatta Library of University College London.
AcquisitionTransferred from the Mocatta Library (subsequently the Jewish Studies Library) of University College London.
AccessConditionsThe papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.
Related MaterialUniversity College London Special Collections also holds various other prayer books (Ref: MS MOCATTA 1, 4, 7-10, 12, 18, 23, 25, 35, 72, 75, 76).
FindingAidsReginald Arthur Rye, 'Catalogue of the Printed Books and Manuscripts forming the library of F D Mocatta' (Harrison & Sons, London, 1904), 426-7.
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