Details

MS. Heb. f. 40

Gregorian: End of the twelfth or beg. of the thirteenth century.

Cowley Catalogue number: 2804

Physical Description:

Syr‎.‎ Rabb‎.‎ char‎.‎ ‎(‎end of the twelfth or beg‎.‎ of the thirteenth century‎)‎‎;‎ ‎1‎‎2‎mo‎,‎ paper ‎(‎first leaf injured‎)‎‎.‎

Ff‎.‎ ‎5‎‎1‎‎.‎

Acquisition:

Bought from Wertheimer, 1892 (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. 2804.

Catalogue Section:

  • History

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Content

A chronicle in Arabic, from the creation to the year 4919 A.M. = 1470 Sel. = 553 A.H. = 1159 A.D., divided into seven sections.

Location:

1a - 51b
1a 51b

Languages:

Main language: Judeo-Arabic.

Notes:

  • The last leaf contains the chronology from Adam to the captivity‎.‎ See Med‎.‎ Jew‎.‎ Chron‎.‎‎,‎ ii ‎(‎‎1‎‎8‎‎9‎‎5‎‎)‎‎,‎ p‎.‎ x sq‎.‎

Keywords:

  • Historical treatises and fragments. Arabic.