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MS. Heb. e. 101

Contents

Miscellaneous fragments.

Physical Description

Ff. 18.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through J. Offord in 1906. From the Genizah.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on typewritten catalogue in the Bodleian Library, fols. 64-66.

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MS. Heb. e. 101/1

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Fol. 1
Commentary in Arabic on Exod. 27 (?)

Verso beg. ואדא עדדתה מן לדן חיטאנה אלד̇ וגדתה ח̇ וממא ילי אלארץ̇ איצ̇א תגרהא ח̇ לאן אלזאויה הי אסם למוצ̇ע ...

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; vellum, 3 1/2 x 3 3/4 in., 13 lines; stained.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through J. Offord in 1906. From the Genizah.

MS. Heb. e. 101/2

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Fol. 2

Nearly all illegible. Perhaps a fragment of a commentary. Exek.13,19 is quoted.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. Rabb. char.; paper, torn and stained.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through J. Offord in 1906. From the Genizah.

MS. Heb. e. 101/3

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Fol. 3
Liturgical

headed סילוק beg. נר חנוכה אֿורו יהי מיופה, א̇ב̇, incomplete.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; paper, 3 1/8 x 5 5/8 in., 7 lines; much injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through J. Offord in 1906. From the Genizah.

MS. Heb. e. 101/4

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Fols. 4, 5
Liturgical
Language(s): Hebrew
a.

end of ת̇ש̇ר̇ק̇ (ה̇ to א̇) אֿת כל אלה באורה לבדה ואף כי שאר בריותיך, with refrain עוטה אור כשׂל';

b.

א̇ת̇ב̇ש̇ beg. כאהל מתחתה תקרא, incomplete;

c.

fol.5, ת̇ש̇ר̇ק̇, (נ̇ to ז̇) beg. נעניתה מעלה מעלה ומשואך רום וגם תחת [ייי אל] ג̇ד̇ ג̇מ̇מ̇ המֿליכנו.

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; paper, 4 x 6 1/8 in., 10-12 lines; injured and stained.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through J. Offord in 1906. From the Genizah.

MS. Heb. e. 101/5

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Fol. 6
Beg. of מג' אנטיוכס

Part of the first 7 lines, cut on the fore-edge.

Verso, scribbling in Arabic naskhi.

Language(s): Hebrew, Arabic

Physical Description

Span. squ. char. (unskilfully written); paper, 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through J. Offord in 1906. From the Genizah.

MS. Heb. e. 101/6

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Fol. 7
Maimonides ’ Mishneh Torah, הל' איסורי ביאה, 19,2-16
Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; paper, 6 3/8 x 6 3/8 in., 25 lines; much injured and mostly illegible.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through J. Offord in 1906. From the Genizah.

MS. Heb. e. 101/7

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Fol. 8
Maimonides ’ Mishneh Torah, הל' איסורי ביאה,, cap.17 ?
Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. Rabb. char.; paper, about 6 x 4 7/8 in., about 22 lines; torn and illegible.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through J. Offord in 1906. From the Genizah.

MS. Heb. e. 101/8

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Fols. 9, 10
Responsa ?
Language(s): Judeo-Arabic, Hebrew

Fol. 9 is a fragment containing only a few letters.

Fol. 10
Responsa ?
a.

in Arabic, beg. missing, beg. באסם אלקרי אלדי הו גזא אלדנב במעני ... באסם אלכטא ואלפרק בין על חטאתיכם ובין בחטאתיכם כאן בחטא[תיכם] יפעל בה מתל מא פעל .... Lower half blank;

b.

verso, beg. אלו הן הפוסלין לעדות כופר בעיקר ועובד עב̇ זר̇ נוקב שם יֿי ..., Sanh. iii,3.

Physical Description

Syr. curs. char.; paper, 4 x 5 1/2 in., 11 lines, much injured, stained and obliterated.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through J. Offord in 1906. From the Genizah.

MS. Heb. e. 101/9

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Fol. 11
Fragment of a responsum ? dealing with גט

At the end line in naskhi containing the signature ? ابو الفرج.

Verso blank.

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic, Arabic

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; paper (torn), about 4 3/4 in. wide, much injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through J. Offord in 1906. From the Genizah.

MS. Heb. e. 101/10

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Fol. 12
Arabic poem

beg. and end missing, acr. ? אבו אלפרג. Nearly all illegible. A section beg. באקלי קריב אלי אלאני ואלרטב מנה רטב ...

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

Span. Rabb. char.; paper, 6 1/2 x 5 in., 13 lines; injured and stained.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through J. Offord in 1906. From the Genizah.

MS. Heb. e. 101/11

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Fol. 13
Part of a legal document

It must have consisted of more than one leaf. The lines are torn at the end, so that it is not consecutive. The ends of the lines are in MS. Heb. f. 102, Fol. 43.

Dated 1532 Sel. = 1221 A.D., under Abraham the Nagid. Plaintiff [אבו] אלמחאסן אלמתטבב מר̇ור̇ יפת הכהן הזקן הרופא

Verso blank.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. Rabb. char.; paper, about 3 3/8 x 5 1/2 in., 8 lines; much injured.

History

Origin: 1221

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through J. Offord in 1906. From the Genizah.

MS. Heb. e. 101/12

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Fol. 14
Contract

dated [Marḥe]shwan 1543 Sel. = 1232 A.D. at Fostat under Abraham the Nagid.

Parties אלשיך אבו אלטאה [בן ? מר̇]ור̇ אלעזר נ̇ע̇ and אלרייס אבו אלבהא [בן] מר̇ור̇ משה ... הרופא נ̇ע̇.

Signatures torn off.

Verso blank.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; paper, 3 3/8 x 4 1/2 in., 12 lines; injured.

History

Origin: 1232

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through J. Offord in 1906. From the Genizah.

MS. Heb. e. 101/13

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Fol. 15
Document

dated Monday 6th Marḥeshwan (no year), relating to a dispute between שמון (with his brother עמראן) and ר̇ שמחה at the latter’s shop. Drawn up 'in the person of Jews, Moslems and Christians'.

Witness שלמה בירבי אליה ס̇ט̇ עֵד.

Verso blank.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. curs. char.; paper, 4 x 4 3/4 in., 8 lines; much injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through J. Offord in 1906. From the Genizah.

MS. Heb. e. 101/14

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Fol. 16
Contract for something to be done by the end of Nisan in the following year.

Names mentioned are אלשיך אבו אלפצ̇ל, הלל בן יוסף, אלשיך אבו אלמנא. Witness ש... בן ר̇ שמואל נ̇ע̇.

Verso blank

.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. curs. char.; paper, 5 x 5 1/2 in., 8 lines; much injured and stained.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through J. Offord in 1906. From the Genizah.

MS. Heb. e. 101/15

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Fol. 17
Accounts

headed שרח חסאב אלשיך אבו אל.... Verso in another hand.

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; paper, 3 x 5 1/4 in., 6 lines; much injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through J. Offord in 1906. From the Genizah.

MS. Heb. e. 101/16

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Fol. 18
Letter

beg. בשמך רח̇ מן זכאי בן עזריהו נשיא גליות כל ישראל לכל הזקנים ... אשר במדינת דמשק ...

Verso, a list of Arabic metres, in another hand.

Language(s): Hebrew, Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; paper, 4 1/4 x 5 5/8 in., 7-9 lines; much injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through J. Offord in 1906. From the Genizah.

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