A catalogue of Cairo Genizah fragments at the Bodleian Libraries

MS. Heb. e. 32

Physical Description

Ff. 54.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (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. 2631.

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MS. Heb. e. 32/1

Contents

Seadiah's translation of Proverbs xxii. 10 to xxviii. 12

with many lacunas.

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

Yemen squ. char.; 8vo, paper, injured. Found in binding.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. e. 32/2

Contents

Fol. 9
Arabic commentary on Genesis iv and vi

mostly in questions and answers;

fol. 13 has the following passage: פאאבאלה לם ילזם אליולדת ז̇ נקיים וראינא ראס אלמתיבה קד אלזם אלנדה ז̇ נקיים

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

Yemen Rabb. char.; small 8vo, paper, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. e. 32/3

Contents

Fol. 17
Liturgy for נח
Language(s): Hebrew
a.

Recto פרשת אלה תולדות נח ללשלישי ז̇ל̇;

b.

verso, liturgy for נח, beg. אלה תולדות ניצל משטף ומזרב, headed מעריב.

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. e. 32/4

Contents

Fol. 18
A fragment of a controversial treatise in Arabic

beg. גבריל קד שהד אן מרים זוגת יוסף .

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. e. 32/5

Contents

Fol. 26
Fragments of philosophical treatises in Arabic

end of a chapter (fol. 27b): ארדנא אן נחקק אלצנאעה אלספסקא תם אלקול פי אלמנטק. רחמנא....

Next follows a chapter (fol. 28), headed אלעלם אלא... אלעלם אלטב, beg. אעלם איהא אלאך̇ אלפאצ̇ל אני קד אלקית אליך אלעלום במא אלפת לך מן אלצנאעה;

(fol. 35b) beg. פעל פי מא ילחק דאת אלגסם.

Very fragmentary, stained and injured.

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

Yemen Rabb. char.; 8vo, paper. Found in binding.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. e. 32/6.a

Contents

Fol. 50
Entries

beg. סלימאן אלקנדיל ד̇ ג̇, end יוסף בן סאלם, only names and figures.

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

Yemen Rabb. char.; paper. Found in binding.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. e. 32/6.b

Contents

Fol. 51
Entries

injured, the names of ... ben Joseph and his brother Sa'id, dated חמדה, 2044 Sel. = 1733 A. D.; witnesses, Abraham ben Hayyim and Seadia ben Abraham. On verso are the names of Joseph ben Zechariah ben Abraham and Daud ben Yahyah.

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

Yemen Rabb. char.; paper.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. e. 32/6.c

Contents

Fol. 52
Names

beg. חסאב יחיא חגבי אוואלשי.

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

Yemen Rabb. char.; paper.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. e. 32/6.d

Contents

Fol. 53
The last lines of a deed

signatures Zecharia ben Joseph נהארי and Zecharia ben Solo[mon].

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Yemen Rabb. char.; paper.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. e. 32/6.e

Contents

Fol. 54
A marriage contract

injured, date missing (not old), at אלמעאינה, the name of the bridegroom is Yaḥya ibn Said אלצברי.

Language(s): Aramaic

Physical Description

Yemen Rabb. char.; paper.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

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