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MS. Heb. b. 18

Physical Description

Ff. 28.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Acquired by exchange from C. D. Ginsburg. From the Genizah.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on typewritten catalogue in the Bodleian Library, fols. 3, 4.

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MS. Heb. b. 18/1

Contents

Fols. 1-20
Fragments of the ס' מצוות הגדול (ס'מ'ג') by Moses of Coucy

as in ed. Venice, 1547, but with some differences.

Language(s): Hebrew
a.

Fols. 1-4, the end of the preface as in ed. fol. 3b followed by the index to the מצוות עשה, nos. 1-248, as in ed. fol. 92.

b.

Fols. 4v, 5, the introduction as in ed. fol. 91v, followed by the index of the מ' לא תעשה, nos. 1-71, as in ed. fol. 3b.

c.

Fols. 6, 7, the same index, nos. 219-365, as in ed. fols. 5c-7b.

d.

Fols. 7v-10, the introduction, followed by מ' עשה, nos. 1-12 (incomplete) as in ed. fols. 95b-97d, line 24.

e.

Fols. 11-15, מ' עשה, no. 45, beg. missing, as in ed. fol. 122b, to no. 48 incomplete, ed. fol. 125b, line 8.

A lacuna of 2 leaves.

f.

Fols. 16-20, מ' עשה, end of no. 48, no. 49, no. 50 incomplete, ed. fols. 126c to 129d, line 22.

Physical Description

Span. Rabb. char.; paper, 16 1/2 x 11 1/2 in., 2 columns, 38 lines, much injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Acquired by exchange from C. D. Ginsburg. From the Genizah.

MS. Heb. b. 18/2

Contents

Fol. 21
Language(s): Hebrew, Judeo-Arabic, Arabic
Liturgical

Eight lines in Arabic beg. אלעבוד ירגבו אלי אללה תעאלי; then, after a blank space, the prayer beg. אתה בחרתה בישראל מכל עם.

Verso, a letter in Arabic, address missing.

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char. (verso, Arabic naskhi); paper, 15 1/4 x 7 3/4 in., much injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Acquired by exchange from C. D. Ginsburg. From the Genizah.

MS. Heb. b. 18/3

Contents

Fol. 22
Language(s): Hebrew, Arabic
A writing exercise

in Syr. squ. char.

Verso
A letter in Arabic naskhi

beg. missing.

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char. (verso, Arabic naskhi); paper, 16 1/2 x 6 3/4 in.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Acquired by exchange from C. D. Ginsburg. From the Genizah.

MS. Heb. b. 18/4

Contents

Fol. 23
Language(s): Hebrew, Aramaic, Arabic
Zech. 3,5 (Targ.) to 4,9 (Targ.)

text with Targum after each verse. (The Haftarah would end at 4,7). Perhaps a writing exercise.

Verso
A letter in Arabic naskhi

address injured.

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char. very roughly written; paper, 24 1/4 x 7 1/4 in.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Acquired by exchange from C. D. Ginsburg. From the Genizah.

MS. Heb. b. 18/5

Contents

Fol. 24
An amulet

beg. קמיע לחן ולחסד ולרחמים על שם [נסים רומאדו (?) crossed out] בר תמר דמתקרה חנינה (?) בת אסתר וראו כל עמי הארץ כי שם אדוני נקרא עליך...

With diagrams.

Verso blank.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Or. curs. char.; paper, 40 x 6 in.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Acquired by exchange from C. D. Ginsburg. From the Genizah.

MS. Heb. b. 18/6

Contents

Fols. 25-26
Fragments (§§ 924-25) of אבי העזרי (ראבי"ה)

as in MS. Opp. 66; Mich. 599, 608. (Neub. 637-39.)(§ 924 is not marked in these 3 manuscripts.)

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Squ. char.; vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Acquired by exchange from C. D. Ginsburg. From the Genizah.

MS. Heb. b. 18/7

Contents

Fols. 27(a), 27(b)
Fragments of a synagogue calendar
Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Germ. curs. char.; paper.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the binding of Opp. fol. 683.

MS. Heb. b. 18/8

Contents

Fol. 28
Ez. 20,22 - 21,14

With vowel points and Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Squ. char.; vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From Opp. 4to 596.

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