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MS. Heb. f. 20

Physical Description

Ff. 116.

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. 2699.

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MS. Heb. f. 20/1

Contents

End of common daily prayer, followed by prayers for ראש חדש

ending with passages of the Mishnah, headed (fol. 17) פרק לראש חדש ללחול (incomplete). The headings are in Arabic: with vowel points.

Language(s): Hebrew, Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; small 8vo, paper.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. f. 20/2

Contents

Liturgical

Sometimes with vowel points.

Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 19) liturgies for שבועות, headed בשמך רחמ̇ מעמד יום שני ואלעצרת, beg. with שמנה עשרה, end of strophe מוסר אֿילפתה לבחורים ... מגן אברהם, acr. אלעזר Qalir;

b.

(fol. 23b) headed מעמד אחר, beg. אדון עולמים רב עליליה, (א̇ב̇), with acr. יצחק ברבי יהודה חזק, with many Pizmonim;

c.

(fol. 57) סדר לעצרת עלי עשר הדברות לרבנו סעדיה גאון שלימין שלעיר מחסיה בן יוסף זכ̇ צד̇ לב̇, beg. אתא מרבבות קודש;

Ed. by Neubauer in Sem. Studies . . . Kohut, pp. 392 sqq. (Berlin, 1897).

d.

(fol. 67b) דברין לבן שטנאש ז̇ל̇, beg. וירד אבי כל חוזה נבואות;

e.

(fol. 73) several short pieces, headed ללענצרה and גירה, the first beg. with אדיר נגלה, acr. אהרן;

fol. 74b is headed לברכת כהניכם, beg. יחיד עת, acr. יהודה;

fol. 76 headed לשבועות, beg. יום בקול המולה (Zunz, p. 205), acr. יהודה קטן חזק;

followed by לצור לבבי בטיף, (א̇ב̇), headed ואיצ̇א;

next follow pieces for מאורות, beg. יום נגלה צור מעלה (Zunz, p. 560), לעושה אורים, acr. יעקב;

f.

(fol. 79) headed ולר̇ ברוך ז̇ל̇ ליום עצרת, beg. אמור לזרע תמימים, (א̇ב̇), with acr. ברוך חזק;

followed by short pieces, beg. (fol. 81) ישרו במחוה (acr. יהודה), and ברחמים אסעד, acr. ברהם...;

g.

(fol. 81b) headed זולת לשבועות מליח, beg. באז בצאת עואל מתחת, (א̇ב̇), acr. יעקב חזק;

h.

(fol. 82) headed גירה ליצחק בן גיאת ז̇ל̇, beg. מראש לבנים הוקרתי חמדה, incomplete (?);

i.

(fol. 83) headed ולה איצ̇א ליום חג השבועות ל̇ נזלו הרים, beg. נתיצבו עם ... אמנם עמד נדעם לקבל, (א̇ב̇).

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. f. 20/3

Contents

Fol. 86
Common prayers, Spanish rite

beg. יעידון ויגידון, ending with ויושע, incomplete, with Arabic headings.

Language(s): Hebrew, Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; small 8vo, paper.
By the same hand as No. 2718 1.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. f. 20/4

Contents

Fol. 106
Liturgical

Beg. missing, beg. לֿא זרו מתאותם, rhyming on מים, (א̇ב̇), with acr. אני שמואל בן יצחק חזק ונתחזק אמן נצח סלה ועד;

the next (fol. 111b) is headed גירה לחג השבועות, beg. מי כמוך מרום, only a few words.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. f. 20/5

Contents

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

(fol. 112) end of a rhymed piece, last words אם אהי אחריך וענה מאחריך, followed by an Arabic sentence;

b.

(ibid.) headed גירה למר יוסף בן שישת ל̇ לאור בכוסיכם, beg. מה נעמו יונים ירונו בינות עצי עדן, ending with an Arabic sentence;

c.

(fol. 112b) headed למר̇ יוסף בן צדיק ז̇ל̇, beg. תימן האצילי ריח מור;

d.

(fol. 113) same heading, beg. אש נוצצה כברק, ending with an Arabic sentence;

e.

(ibid.) by the same, beg. נומי אהה נגזל ברח, ending with an Arabic sentence;

f.

(fol. 113b) by the same, beg. רב לבם מוכיחי בריב, only a few lines.

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; small 8vo, paper. Same writing as No. 2.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. f. 20/6

Contents

Liturgical
Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 114) liturgy, beg. אהללה אלהי... אשגב לפועלי, (א̇ב̇), cf. Zunz, pp. 27, 28 (incomplete, last strophe beg. רגש מקבר);

b.

(fol. 116) liturgy on פסח) חמץ), beg. and end missing, beg. וישרוף כל אחד. עדי יהיה נכחד.

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

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