A catalogue of Cairo Genizah fragments at the Bodleian Libraries

MS. Heb. b. 17

Contents

Biblical fragments, with vowel points, accents and Masorah

Physical Description

Ff. 36.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Fols. 1-32 are from the Genizah, but had not been bound up when vol. ii of the Catalogue was completed.

Fols. 33-36 were found among Neubauer's Library papers.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on typewritten catalogue in the Bodleian Library, fols. 2, 3.

Availability

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MS. Heb. b. 17/1

Contents

Fol. 1
Gen. 15,20 to 17,13

with vowel points, accents and Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; vellum, 12 3/4 x 11 in., 3 columns, 21 lines, much injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, but had not been bound up when vol. ii of the Catalogue was completed.

MS. Heb. b. 17/2

Contents

Fol. 2
Gen. 27,18 to 28,9

with vowel points, accents and Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; vellum, 11 1/2 x 6 3/4 in., 3 columns, only part of a leaf, much injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, but had not been bound up when vol. ii of the Catalogue was completed.

MS. Heb. b. 17/3

Contents

Fol. 3
Gen. 32 to 33,7

with vowel points, accents and Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Germ. squ. char.; vellum, 12 3/4 x 11 in., 2 columns, much injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, but had not been bound up when vol. ii of the Catalogue was completed.

MS. Heb. b. 17/4

Contents

Fol. 4
Gen. 35,27 to 37,10

with vowel points, accents and Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; vellum, 13 1/4 x 12 1/4 in., 3 columns, 24 lines, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, but had not been bound up when vol. ii of the Catalogue was completed.

MS. Heb. b. 17/5

Contents

Genesis with Targum

with vowel points, accents and Targum (no Masorah)

Language(s): Hebrew, Aramaic
Fol. 5
Gen. 40,3 to 14
Fol. 6
Gen. 41, 45-57

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; vellum, 13 1/4 x 10 1/4 in., 3 columns, 24 lines, much injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, but had not been bound up when vol. ii of the Catalogue was completed.

MS. Heb. b. 17/6

Contents

Fol. 7
Gen. 47,28 to 49,7

with vowel points, accents and Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; vellum, 11 3/8 x 12 1/4 in., 3 columns, 21 lines, much injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, but had not been bound up when vol. ii of the Catalogue was completed.

MS. Heb. b. 17/7

Contents

Fols. 8-10
Exod. 22,9 to 24,7

with vowel points, accents and Masorah; Fol. 10 is marked יב.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; vellum, 13 1/4 x 14 1/4 in., 2 columns, 19 lines, much injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, but had not been bound up when vol. ii of the Catalogue was completed.

MS. Heb. b. 17/8

Contents

Fol. 11
Exod. 26,17 to 28,6

with vowel points, accents and Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; vellum, 11 3/4 x 10 1/2 in., 3 columns, 25 lines, stained and injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, but had not been bound up when vol. ii of the Catalogue was completed.

MS. Heb. b. 17/9

Contents

Fols. 12, 13
Exod. 32,9 to 35,24

with vowel points, accents and Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; vellum, 10 x 12 ins; 3 columns, 28 lines, stained and injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, but had not been bound up when vol. ii of the Catalogue was completed.

MS. Heb. b. 17/10

Contents

Fol. 14
Num. 35,5-30

with vowel points, accents and Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; vellum, 11 x 11 1/2 in., 3 columns, much injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, but had not been bound up when vol. ii of the Catalogue was completed.

MS. Heb. b. 17/11

Contents

Fol. 15
Deut. 15,16 to 16,14

with vowel points, accents and Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Large Span. squ. char.; vellum, 14 3/4 x 13 in., 3 columns, 20 lines, stained and injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, but had not been bound up when vol. ii of the Catalogue was completed.

MS. Heb. b. 17/12

Contents

Deuteronomy

with vowel points, accents and Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew
Fol. 16
Deut. 25,15 to 28,2
fol. 17
Deut. 30,9 to 31,29

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; vellum, 14 x 13 in., 3 columns, 26 lines, stained and injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, but had not been bound up when vol. ii of the Catalogue was completed.

MS. Heb. b. 17/13

Contents

with vowel points, accents and Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew
Fol. 18
Jud. 15, 1-5, 14-18

half a leaf only;

fol. 19
Jud. 15,18 to 16,14;
fol. 20 fol. 25 Jud. 19,1-18

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; vellum, 12 3/4 x 11 in. (fol. 25 is only 1/3 of a leaf), 2 columns, 20 lines, much injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, but had not been bound up when vol. ii of the Catalogue was completed.

MS. Heb. b. 17/14

Contents

Fols. 21-24
Jud. 16,14-19,30

with vowel points, accents and Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; vellum, 14 1/4 x 12 1/2 in., 2 columns, 20 lines, much injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, but had not been bound up when vol. ii of the Catalogue was completed.

MS. Heb. b. 17/15

Contents

Fol. 26
1 Sam. 5,4 to 6,7

with vowel points, accents and Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; vellum, 14 1/4 x 13 1/4 in., 3 columns, 18 lines, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, but had not been bound up when vol. ii of the Catalogue was completed.

MS. Heb. b. 17/16

Contents

Fol. 27
2 Sam. 2,22 to 3,18

with vowel points, accents and Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; vellum, 13 3/4 x 12 1/2 in., 3 columns, 23 lines, stained and injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, but had not been bound up when vol. ii of the Catalogue was completed.

MS. Heb. b. 17/17

Contents

Fol. 28
1 Kings 5,19 to 6,10

with vowel points, accents and Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; vellum, 14 x 12 in., 3 columns, 21 lines, stained and injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, but had not been bound up when vol. ii of the Catalogue was completed.

MS. Heb. b. 17/18

Contents

Fol. 29
Haftarah according to the Qaraite use

With vowel points, accents and Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew
a.

beg. missing, beg with Is. 59,2 to 59,21;

b.

on וישמע יתרו, Is. 33,13-22;

c.

on אתם תהיו לי (Exod. 19,6) , Is. 61,6 to 62,2;

d.

on ואלו המשפטים, Is. 56,1-9 and 58,8;

e.

on אם כסף (Exod. 22,24), Is. 48,10-21, incomplete.

Physical Description

Syr. (Qaraite) squ. char.; vellum, 12 1/2 x 12 in., 3 columns, 27 lines, much injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, but had not been bound up when vol. ii of the Catalogue was completed.

MS. Heb. b. 17/19

Contents

Fol. 30
Jer. 10,23 to 11,17

with vowel points, accents and Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; vellum, 14 3/4 x 12 3/4 in., 3 columns, 19 lines, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, but had not been bound up when vol. ii of the Catalogue was completed.

MS. Heb. b. 17/20

Contents

Fol. 31
Habak. 3,11-end, followed by Zeph. 1,1 to 2,3

with vowel points, accents and Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; vellum, 15 x 10 in., originally 3 columns, but the outside column has been torn off; 21 lines, stained.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, but had not been bound up when vol. ii of the Catalogue was completed.

MS. Heb. b. 17/21

Contents

Fol. 32
Ezra 10,2 to Neh. 1,5

with vowel points, accents and Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; vellum, 11 1/2 x 11 in., (part of a leaf only); 2 columns; stained.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, but had not been bound up when vol. ii of the Catalogue was completed.

MS. Heb. b. 17/22

Contents

Notes on Talmud

with a short introduction, headed אֵלוּ הֵם הַחכָמות רַמוֹת וְנִשָאוֹת, beg. תחלת כל דבר. ידיעת התורה ופרשיה אות כאות תיבה כתיבה.

Fol. 33r blank.

Fol. 34 is headed מַסְכֵת בְרָכוֹת (so), then follow מס' פיאה and מס' מעשרות.

Fol. 34v is blank.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. curs. char. (modern), with vowel points; paper, 10 1/2 x 7 in., 1 column, 24 lines.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Found among Neubauer's Library papers.

MS. Heb. b. 17/23

Contents

Fol. 35
Transcriptions (incorrect) of 5 bilingual Palmyrene and Greek inscriptions

see M. de Vogüé, Syrie Centrale, nos. 22, 17, 7, 24, 15. The first three are numbered 5-7. Verso blank.

Language(s): Aramaic, Greek

Physical Description

The Palmyrene in Christian Heb. squ. char.; paper, 14 1/2 x 9 in.; originally folded in 4to.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Found among Neubauer's Library papers.

MS. Heb. b. 17/24

Contents

Fol. 36
A list in Spanish of Hebrew books

apparently copied by W. H. Bliss from a ms. in the Vatican. Headed 'Memorial de los libros que por orden del Secreto Gizgos escriuio miçer Juan Paulo Eustachio Ebreo para su Magd …' At the end is the note '[the MS. is partly burnt]'. At the top is written (by Neubauer) 'Bliss Vatican'.

On the verso 'Memorial the los libros andc.', and (in Neubauer's hand) 'Bliss'.

Language(s): Spanish

Physical Description

Latin character; paper, 13 x 18 in.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Found among Neubauer's Library papers.

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