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Literary Gleanings, 697 



LITERARY GLEANINGS. 

I. 

War between Burgundy and Friburg in 1475. 

At the end of the Canon of Avicenna, copied by Hayyim ben Joseph 
Menahem Bn«lD, finished the 9th of Tebet 5236-1475, MS. Turin, 
Codex CV. (Catal. B. Peyron), there is a note which mentions a war 
between the masters of Burgundy and Friburg, in the same year, 
which is difficult to read. Wolf {Bibl. Heb. IV., p. 931) gives a Latin 
translation of it, which is not correct. 

Sb> '? dv nannnj rrV *p»n jn pis6 rv»n -ib»n i &xy\ tuhd 
E>»K"j-ii3nan »»y m-inrui n"a -inno^ ra B"» -mnt^> «"» vVi purno 
jo pis6 ">b>k Dnnyno nvi rri' pan pi p"i«nE> *3ao D^-isam 
o (or aim) Bitn ^ K^Jinu p pnsn ntn "iiyi • itv wwiu 
rns Nini vbv -n*!? nnuxn ntni n^>y -ivi piuina^ 3inp niNDia 
mp W rut? dvi non nn be> pe>tn ova on^ nnntan TDani 

ii. 

A Plague in Italy in 1539. 
At the end of a Mahazor for Rosh has-Shanah and Jom Kippur, in 
the MS. H., v. 8 of the BiMioteca Casanateme, at Borne, we read the 
following passage concerning a plague in Italy in the year 5293-1533 : 

D'un ^>d by vbv inn 1 ?! nena 'n or ^ita enn» re ovn iST rue> 

noan nn« hb>k oy on^oa D^aaiyo nb o^m o laW nyt?a anya 

own nnoiy rntf na^oni ^on us rnx-6 jna pjwu vsb ? unayea 

djtk iddi D>Dcn a^> ny oma^ -ttb> "nosi man m3^> nan p^ra 

pswu nuw o»pa ina Vixnxa spv jopn ^ji^> om onnan yiopf? 

qbtii d^dbti »t ^>y m ny« '" nn onwD wngwn m tni he'incd 

ny bx-\&> ^a f)UJ^ rvns>Dn ny to> W\ woyo naaon -ixy vorm 

: oae> p nion r6yn? 
jvtt p nov anian 



1 Not in Wolf's translation. 
2 Not distinct in the MS. Wolf reads Hamon.