Details

MS. Heb. f. 54

Cowley Catalogue number: 2843

Physical Description:

Span‎.‎ Rabb‎.‎ char‎.‎‎;‎ with vowel points‎;‎ ‎1‎‎6‎mo‎,‎ paper ‎.‎

Ff‎.‎ ‎6‎‎4‎‎.‎

Acquisition:

Bought from Wertheimer, 1896 (from the Genizah).

Source:

Manuscript description based on Catalogue of the Hebrew Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, vol. ii, by Adolf Neubauer and Arthur Ernest Cowley, Oxford 1906, No. 2843.

Catalogue Section:

  • Liturgy
  • Later Acquisitions

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Content

Fragment of liturgy of the Singalese rite

Location:

1a - 64b
1a 64b

Languages:

Main language: Hebrew.

A a rhyming calendar ‎(‎in a different hand from the rest of the volume‎)‎‎,‎ beg‎.‎ א̇י̇ב̇ ת̇ש̇צ̇ג̇ שאר[ית] ‎,‎ א̇ב̇‎,‎ and acr‎.‎ אני יוסף בן שם טוב בן ישועה חזק ‎.‎
B סדר החופה ‎,‎ beg‎.‎ missing‎,‎ beg‎.‎ as in the ed‎.‎ ‎(‎Amsterdam‎,‎ ‎1‎‎7‎‎6‎‎9‎‎)‎‎,‎ p‎.‎ ‎5‎‎7‎b‎,‎ but fuller‎,‎ followed by rules‎,‎
B and ‎1‎ ‎(‎ Location 21b. (MS_Heb_f_54_21b)fol. 21b ‎)‎ אב לחכים משה ‎,‎ א̇ב̇‎;‎
B ‎2‎ ‎=‎ No‎.‎ ‎2‎‎8‎‎4‎‎2‎‎,‎ I‎.‎ e ‎2‎‎;‎
B ‎3‎ ‎(‎ Location 24a. (MS_Heb_f_54_24a)fol. 24 ‎)‎ נודה לאל על מפעליו ‎,‎ acr‎.‎ חריזי ‎,‎ Zunz‎,‎ p‎.‎ ‎4‎‎7‎‎6‎‎;‎
B ‎4‎ ‎(‎ Location 25a. (MS_Heb_f_54_25a)fol. 25 ‎)‎ אשבח שם נורא ‎,‎ א̇ב̇‎,‎ acr‎.‎ חזק ‎,‎ followed by biblical passages‎;‎
B ‎5‎ ‎(‎ Location 33a. (MS_Heb_f_54_33a)fol. 33 ‎)‎ בשרנו יחיש תביא ‎,‎ acr‎.‎ אפרים בן צלח ס̇ט̇ ‎;‎
B ‎6‎ ‎(‎ Location 33(a)a. (MS_Heb_f_54_33(a)a)fol. 33 bis ‎)‎ חדש ששוני אל נא ‎,‎ א̇ב̇‎,‎ Zunz‎,‎ p‎.‎ ‎4‎‎9‎‎0‎‎.‎
C סדר הבדלה ‎,‎ as in the edition‎.‎
D סדר מילה ‎,‎ as in the edition‎,‎ incomplete‎.‎
E Headed בקשה ‎:‎
E ‎1‎‎,‎ ‎2‎ ‎=‎ ‎3‎‎1‎‎,‎ ‎3‎‎2‎ of No‎.‎ ‎2‎‎8‎‎4‎‎2‎‎,‎ H‎.‎ a‎;‎
E ‎3‎‎,‎ ‎4‎ ‎=‎ ‎3‎‎7‎‎,‎ ‎1‎‎5‎‎3‎ of No‎.‎ ‎1‎‎1‎‎8‎‎9‎‎.‎
F סדר שמחת תורה ‎,‎ as in the edition‎,‎ omitting אשר בגלל ‎(‎ed‎.‎ p‎.‎ ‎2‎‎)‎ and אב לחכים ‎(‎ed‎.‎ p‎.‎ ‎5‎‎)‎ for which a blank space is left‎;‎ ending as on p‎.‎ ‎1‎‎0‎b of the edition‎.‎
G a fragment‎,‎ much injured‎,‎ belonging to סדר החופה ‎,‎ as on pp‎.‎ ‎4‎‎9‎b and ‎5‎‎0‎a of the edition‎.‎

Notes:

  • Location 1a. (MS_Heb_f_54_1a)Fol. 1a blank‎;‎ Location from 2a to 7b. (MS_Heb_f_54_2a)ff. 2-7 blank on the verso‎.‎ The leaves are numbered מח ‎(‎ Location 8a. (MS_Heb_f_54_8a)fol. 8 ‎)‎ to קכג ‎(‎ Location 63a. (MS_Heb_f_54_63a)fol. 63 ‎)‎ with some numbers missing‎.‎ Lacunae after ff‎.‎ Location 50b. (MS_Heb_f_54_50b)50 ‎,‎ Location 55b. (MS_Heb_f_54_55b)55 ‎,‎ Location 63b. (MS_Heb_f_54_63b)63 ‎.‎ Many leaves injured‎,‎ especially Location from 60a to 64b. (MS_Heb_f_54_60a)ff. 60-64 ‎.‎ Owner or copyist ‎(‎‎?‎‎)‎ אברהם ... ‎(‎ Location 20a. (MS_Heb_f_54_20a)fol. 20 ‎)‎‎.‎

Keywords:

  • Calendars, and treatises on them.
  • Ephraim b. צלח.
  • Ḥasan.
  • Joseph b. Shem Tobh b. Jeshua. Rhyming Calendar.
  • Judah (b. Solomon al-) Ḥarizi.
  • Judah (hal-levi) b. Samuel.
  • Liturgy. Maḥzor. Singalese.
  • Rite of Ceylon.
  • Sason (levi) b. Moses.