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Ff. 61.

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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. 2828.

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Biblical, translation and commentary

At the end תם אלכתאב בעון אללה.

Fol. 2b is blank.

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic
a. (fol. 1)
Arabic translation of Psalm xviii. 1 to 17, with commentary

beg. and end missing

b. (fol. 2)
Arabic commentary on Canticles viii. 8 to the end

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Fol. 3
Fragment of ritual treatise in Arabic

beg. ... בכור דראע פי דראע פי טול אתנין כק̇ ו[עשית] מזבח מקטר קטרות וג̇ אלא אכיר אלקצה ושרע על אלדי ב... בית יהיו ז̇ מדבח מן חגרה לא יקטעונהא בחדיד קול ואם מזבח אבנים תעשה וג̇ ואן לא יצעדו אליה בדרג ...;

over fol. 4 is written by a later hand כתאב אל[ש]ראיע לרבינו סע[די]ה אלפיומי.

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

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Fol. 5
Midrash ש̇הש̇ rabba

on i. 13 to author says:

צרור המור דודי לי וג̇ צרור המ̇ ר̇ עזריה בש̇ ר̇ יהודה ביר̇ סימון פתר קרייה באבינ̇ אבר̇ צרור המ̇ זה אבינ̇ אברה̇ מה המור הזה ראש לכל מיני בשמים כך היה אבינ̇ אב̇ ראש לצדיקים ....

Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 5) fol. 12a, line 6 from below (כל אחד ואחד), to fol. 12c, line 3 from below (חסדים הנך);

b.

(fol. 6) fol. 16d, line 13 from below (הוא מוליכן), to fol. 17b, line 23 (שלכורש דכ̇ כה).

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Extracts from Midrash
Language(s): Hebrew
a. (fol. 7)
מדרש רבה on Leviticus, section 34, fol. 205b, line 9 (מתן שכרה) to fol. 206a, line 3 (וי̇י̇ יענה כמה)
b. (fol. 8)
מדרש on ואלה תולדות אהרן

the first legible section is from the same Midrash, section 36, fol. 207b, line 10 sqq. (בכל מקום הוא).

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Fol. 9
Fragment of הלכות עגונא in Arabic

chap. 20, beg. אלקול פי חכם זוגה אלמפקוד פנקול אן אלגרץ̇ פי דלך הו אלכלאם ואלעדה הל תלזמהא אם לא והדא אמר מזקוף עלי אטלאקהא.

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

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Liturgical pieces
Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 11) ת̇ש̇ר̇ק̇, headed אמת, and, by a later hand, אלה תולדות, beg. רני תמתי וגילי, incomplete;

b.

(fol. 12) א̇ב̇, headed אלה מסעי, beg. אלה מסעי אורח כמוהים;

c.

(ibid.) א̇ב̇, beg. אלה הדברים אמר כי זה;

d.

(fol. 12b) א̇ב̇, beg. ואתחנן אל יי̇ אשר ישמרני כבבת עינו, incomplete.

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Fol. 13
Headed רסאלה כתב בהא עמר בן בחר אלגאחט̇ למחמד אבן אלזיאת פי אכתלאף עלל אלנאס פי טבאיעהם ואכלאקהם נפע אללה בהא צאחבהא ואלנאט̇ר פי מעאכהא.

On fol. 13b the heading is repeated, but the writer is called אבו עתמן עמרו בן ב[חר]. beg. חפט̇ך אללה ואבקאך ואמתע בך. אמא.. גמאעה אהל אלחט̇וה קאלו ואגב עלי כל חכים בן ח[כים] אלארתיאד למוצ̇ע אלבגיה..

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

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Liturgical pieces

Partly with vowel points.

Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 14) beg. missing, א̇ב̇, with מאורות, ending תֿתרפקי גם תתענגי דור לדורתו ענה;

b.

(fol. 14b) אמת, beg. את עני גן נעול בראות צרור המור, (א̇ב̇), incomplete;

c.

(fol. 15) א̇ג̇, beg. missing, beg. כֿבר הנץ הרביעי המנחיל;

d.

(fol. 15b) אופן, beg. אבי כל נביאים בחיר בחור כארזים, (א̇ב̇), incomplete.

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Fol. 16
Fragment of a commentary in Arabic on Numbers xiv. 15-18

on verse 18 a section beg. (fol. 17) וקד קאל איצ̇א בעץ̇ אלעלמא פי תפסירה לואלה המשפטים אן פקד עון אבות על בנים אלמקול פי פרשת כי תשא ופי פרשת שלח לך אנמא קילא עלי וגה אלרפק ואלרחמה ואלתרפיה ואן אלאתנין אלמקולין פי אלדברות קילא עלי וגה תשדיד אלעקאב ....

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

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Fol. 18
Fragment of an ethical work in Arabic

the sections are headed

[בא]ב אלאדב,

fol. 18b, באב אלסיאסה,

באב אלאכואן,

fol. 19, באב אלמשורה,

באב מעאתבה אלצדיק,

fol. 19b, [ב]אב אלמעאשרה,

באב אלפניחה,

באב אלמודה,

mostly beg. קאל אלחכים.

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

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Fol. 20
Fragment of הלכות כהנים in Arabic

beg. יכרגו מן אלעשור ... מן בני ישראל עשרה ליעטונה לבני הרון כק̇ והרימתם ממנו תרומת ייי̇ מעשר מן המע̇ יונהיו (?) ען אכראג אלאכ̇ם מנהא ותרך אלג̇יר לאנפסהם.

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

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Haftaroth, with Targum after each verse

With vowel points (superlinear for the Targum), and accents. Corrections on the margins.

Language(s): Hebrew, Aramaic
a.

(fol. 21) [לפרשת החדש] beg. missing, beg. with Ezekiel xlv. 19 (Targum) to the end of the chapter only;

b.

(fol. 21b) [for ואתה תצוה] headed ביחזקיאל, Ezekiel xliii. 10 to the end of the chapter;

c.

(fol. 23b) [for כי תשא] headed (so) במלכו, 1 Kings xviii. 1 to 12 incomplete.

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Fragments of a commentary on Numbers, in Arabic
Language(s): Judeo-Arabic
a.

(fol. 25) on Numbers xvi. 3 to 5, incomplete;

b.

(fol. 26) on Numbers xvi. 10 and 11, beg. and end missing;

a section beg. וקולה ואהרן מה הוא כי תלינו עליו מא יוכר מא קדמנאה אנהם אנמא טלבו אלכהנה ודפע חק אהרן פי מא ידפע נבוה משה ופי ג̇ירהא פאכ̇ברהם פי הדא אלקול באן הדה אלמעציה הי ללה לא לאהרן והדה כאנת אול אלמחלקת אלמכ̇צוצה ונדכר מנהא אצולהא והי י̇א̇ ....

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Fragments of Exodus in shorthand writing (see No. 2820, 1)

With vowel points and accents. Notes and corrections on the margins.

Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 27) Exodus xxiii. 17 to xxiv. 11;

b.

(fol. 28) Exodus xxv. 36 to xxvi. 19;

c.

(fol. 29) Exodus xxviii. 28 to xxix. 7;

d.

(fol. 30) Exodus xxix. 43 to xxx. 23.

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Fol. 31
Ezekiel xl. 7 to xli. 16 in shorthand writing (see No. 2820, 1).

With vowel points and accents, and a few marginal notes.

Language(s): Hebrew

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Text and Arabic translation of Ecclesiastes

The text with vowel points and accents.

Language(s): Hebrew, Judeo-Arabic
a.

(fol. 33) Ecclesiastes x. 10 (הכשר) to x. 16;

b.

(fol. 34) Ecclesiastes xi. 6 (ינגח הדא או הדא) to xii. 1 (יבאו).

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Fol. 35
Midrash במדבר רבה, section 18, p. 270b, line 10 (כנגדו) to p. 271b

shorter than the edition.

Language(s): Hebrew

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Fol. 37
Grammatical fragment in Arabic

a section beg. (fol. 38), באב פי מא פאוה. נון ולאמה חרף לין נָטַה נָטִיתִי נַטִינוּ נְטִיתֶם ואלפאעל נוֹטֶה נוֹטִים ואלתאנית נוֹטָה נוֹטוֹת ופי אלמסתקבל באדגאם אלנון פי עין אלפעל יִטֶּה נִטֶּה תִטֶּה ...;

the other sections are headed (fol. 38) ואלתקיל אלכמאסי, fol. 38b, אלקול פי אלאפעאל.

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

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Fol. 39
Mishnah אבות i. 6 to ii. 1 (לידי עבירה)
Language(s): Hebrew

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Fol. 40
Babylonian Talmud פסחים, fol. 9b, line 33 (סיפא) to fol. 10b, line 6 (והניח)
Language(s): Hebrew

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Fol. 41
Babylonian Talmud חגיגה, fol. 25b, line 1 (הארץ) to fol. 26, line 22 (הגנבין)

The letter ל is written in eight places in the margin.

Language(s): Hebrew

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Babylonian Talmud תענית
Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 43) fol. 28, line 22 to fol. 28b, line 4 (לך לא);

b.

(fol. 44) fol. 30b, line 33 (יום מחילה) to fol. 31, line 23 (ר̇ אלעזר).

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Fol. 45
A collection of passages from Babylonian Talmud בבא מציעא and בבא בתרא
Language(s): Hebrew

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Fol. 47
Babylonian Talmud פסחים, fol. 73b, line 26 (הפסח ולשום) to fol. 78, line 11 (ולטעמיך)
Language(s): Hebrew

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Fol. 55
Fragment of Halakhoth on כתובות

a legible passage beg. שטר פסיס הוא שטר א[מנ]ה הוא מגורשת לאכל הימנו לאסרה ואי אמרת צריכי למיקרייה לבת דקרייה ....

Language(s): Hebrew

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Fragments of הלכות גדולות, with commentary

A few superlinear vowel points; some Arabic glosses between the lines.

Language(s): Hebrew, Judeo-Arabic
a.

(fol. 57) on נידה, ed. Hildesheimer, p. 626, line 13 (סמוך) to p. 627, l. 18 (עבירה), cf. ה̇ פסוקות, ed.Schlossberg, p. 103, l. 21 to p. 104, l. 11;

b.

(fol. 58b) headed פירוש נחלות, beg. as ed. Hild., p. 437, l. 17. It continues זה עיקר נחלות. וזו פירושה דבר דבר כהלכה. מי שמית ויש לו בנים ....

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Targum of Haftaroth according to the triennial rite (see No. 2822, 7)

With vowel points.

Language(s): Aramaic
a.

(fol. 59) [for ויזכר אלהים] beg. missing, beg. with Habakkuk iii. 10 to 19;

b.

(ibid.) headed צא מן התבה בישע̇, Isaiah xlii. 7 to 15, and verse 21;

c.

(fol. 59b) headed ויהיו בני נח בישעיה, Isaiah xlix. 9 to 23;

d.

(fol. 60) headed ויהי כל הארץ [בתרי] עשר, Zephaniah iii. 9 to 17, and verse 20;

e.

(fol. 60b) headed לך לך ביהושע, Joshua xxiv. 3 to 10, and verse 14.

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Fol. 61
Fragment of (?) הלכות מקח וממכר , in Arabic

a section beg. וקד סמענא פי תפסיר עיזי דשוקא מא נשרחה פי תצ.. אכר. ואלוגה אלד̇ מן אשתרא קריה ארץ̇ אלקדס כאצה פי וקת... פי ידי מא לפיחא ילזם אן ישתרי להא כריקא מן ד̇ גהאתהא ....

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

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