A catalogue of Cairo Genizah fragments at the Bodleian Libraries

MS. Heb. e. 25

Physical Description

Ff. 89.

History

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. 2701.

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MS. Heb. e. 25/1

Contents

Fragment of Seadiah Gaon's Siddur

on the lessons from the Pentateuch and the Prophets, for festivals, and the passages not translated (on the latter see Harkavy, Responsen, p. 96).

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; 4to, paper.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. e. 25/2

Contents

Fol. 41
End of a קינה, and beginning of another

which beg. עדה למאד הלילי. ומספיד מר הגדילי.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; 4to, paper, very much injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. e. 25/3

Contents

Liturgical
Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 42) beg. missing, refrain יי תשפת;

b.

(fol. 46b) beg. יי מה אדם הלא בשר ודם, end missing.

Physical Description

Large Syr. Rabb. char.; 8vo, paper.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

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Contents

Fol. 48
For פורים

beg. missing, beg. וֿיהי בימי אחשורוש. למלך הוא קם בראש. והוא גדול ורם מקצין וראש. ויי הניח לו, (א̇ב̇), with acr. יהוד[ה].

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Germ. Rabb. char.; 8vo, paper.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

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Contents

Fol. 54
For שמיני עצרת

beg. סתרה הי הנא למוכתרת, followed by ונעריצך אלהינו אלה עשיתם, end missing.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; 8vo, paper.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. e. 25/6

Contents

Fol. 56
Part of an עבודה

beg. missing, first section beg. כאזרח זרח והאיר עולם, followed (fol. 59b) by א̇ו̇א̇ הנשמה לך... אך בחשבי למרחוק.

Part of the same as No. 2723 fol. 18.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; 8vo, paper.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. e. 25/7

Contents

Fol. 60
One leaf of a prayer-book in Arabic

containing the rules for חנוכה. Some vowel points.

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; 4to, vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. e. 25/8

Contents

Fol. 61
For the ninth of Ab

beg. missing:

Language(s): Hebrew
a.

ישבתי נע ונד (אופן);

b.

איכה ישבה חבצלת השרון, incomplete.

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; 8vo, vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. e. 25/9

Contents

Fol. 63
Liturgical

Beg. missing;

Language(s): Hebrew, Aramaic

fol. 63b beg. אֿשנן הלכות מפי אל סדורים, followed by the Targum אזל משה וקום על ימה;

fol. 64b אֿישרתה בנות, headed קידוש בתולים;

fol. 66 ש̇ע̇ for Sabbath;

fol. 67 תפלת בית המקדש;

fol. 68, introduction to סליחות.

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; 8vo, vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. e. 25/10

Contents

Fol. 71
Some ritual rules

beg. and end obliterated.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; 8vo, vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. e. 25/11

Contents

Fol. 72
Fragment of hymns, palimpsest

the under writing (Hebrew) illegible.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; oblong, vellum, much stained.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. e. 25/12

Contents

Fol. 74
For שבועות

beg. missing:

fol. 75 אֿרזים שיברתה (קדושה);

fol. 78 אֿדני אדמה היו מתפרקים,

with some vowel points.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; 4to, vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. e. 25/13

Contents

Fol. 86
Introduction to סליחות
Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; 4to, vellum, stained.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. e. 25/14

Contents

Fol. 88
Fragment of a treatise on the calendar (?)

beg. missing. April beg. אפריל יוסמא בסוריאניה ניסן והו ל̇א̇ יומא להו מן אלבורג אלרבש.

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; 8vo, vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

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