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MS. Heb. f. 40


Fol. 1
A chronicle in Arabic, from the creation to the year 4919 A.M. = 1470 Sel. = 553 A.H. = 1159 A.D., divided into seven sections.

The last leaf contains the chronology from Adam to the captivity. See Med. Jew. Chron., ii (1895), p. x sq.

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char. (end of the twelfth or beg. of the thirteenth century); 12mo, paper (first leaf injured).
Ff. 51.


Origin: End of the twelfth or beg. of the thirteenth century.

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from Wertheimer, 1892 (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. 2804.


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