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MS. Heb. e. 24


Fragment of a philosophical commentary in Arabic on Ecclesiastes

beg. with the translation of ii. 7. After ver. 14 follows a long passage on the division of the soul, ends fol. 3 אן מן שאן אלפצ̇ל פי אלנפש סימא חוסן מן אסתעמאל חרכאת בארה מוקתצידה ואן יוסאלים דאתהא פי גמיע אחואלהא . . . וגמיע אעמאל אלנקץ ולואחיקוה מדמומה. It continues with the other verses and a dissertation on wisdom.

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; 4to, vellum, fol. 1a stained.
Ff. 6.


Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1890 (from the Genizah).

Record Sources

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. 2654.


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