Catalogue Record: THEM00053
Notes and extracts on interpreting the prophets (c. 1670s-90s).
- 'Out of Mr Garret's discourse concerning Antichrist'
- Notes on prophetic works
- Further notes on prophecies
Shelfmark: Yahuda Ms. 10
Location: National Library of Israel, Jerusalem, Israel
Sotheby Lot: Part of SL248
SL248 was bought at the Sotheby sale by 'Maxwell' (i.e. Lymington) for £26. On 9 September 1936 Sotheby's told Yahuda that Lymington would sell lots 248, 264 (now Yahuda Var. 1 Ms. 19) and 267 (now Yahuda Var. 1 Ms. 20) for a total of £60. Apparently 8 ff. of the original lot were transferred to Yahuda Var. 1 Ms. 1.
'Out of Mr. Garret's discourse concerning Antichrist', 4 ff. of which 2 blank. Extracts from Walter Garrett, A discourse concerning Antichrist [...] Shewing, that the Church of Rome is that woman mentioned Rev. xvii.3 (London, 1680).
Notes on prophetic works, principally Daniel, in English with some Latin, 17 ff. of which 3 blank. Includes two projected lists of titles (the relationship of which to the rest of the document is at best tenuous), as follows:
(i) [This list occurs twice, at separate points, in slightly variant versions, of which the first is cited here.]
'Sect. 1. De Captivitate Babylonica septuaginta annorum.
Sect. 2. De duplici Ezra ac duplici Neemiah deq[ue] singuloru[m] scriptis
Sect. 3. De tempore ædificati Templi
Sect. 4. De temporibus Ezræ junioris et Neemiæ junioris.
Sect. 5. Expositio 70 Hebdomadu[m]
Sect. 6. Expositio dierum 2300
Sect. 7. Expositio dierum 1260, 1290, 1335.'
(ii) 'De Prophetijs Danielis Liber
Cap. 1/ Chronologia regum Babyloniæ, & Captivitatis 70 annoru[m]
Cap. 2/ Chronologia librorum Ezræ & Nehemiæ
Cap. 3/ Expositio Visionis Hebdomadum septuaginta
Cap. 4/ Expositio Visionis quatuor Bestiarum
Cap. 5/ Expositio Visionis Arietis & Hirci
Cap. 6/ Expositio Visionis de scriptura veritatis'
Further notes on prophecies, mainly in English, 30 ff. of which 2 blank.