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MS. Heb. f. 42

Physical Description

Ff. 28.

History

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. 2733.

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MS. Heb. f. 42/1

Contents

Fol. 1
Beg. הלילו הה ליום

four lines only; with vowel points.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; 16mo, vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from Wertheimer, 1892 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. f. 42/2

Contents

Fol. 2
Liturgy based upon Exodus xv and Judges v

mostly illegible; passage for identification (fol. 9b), אני לך אייחל בכל שכן מכון לשבתך בית עולמים לתכן בחדרת נוה קודש חליתי בשכן ובל יאמר שכן.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. Rabb. char.; 16mo, vellum, much injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from Wertheimer, 1892 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. f. 42/3

Contents

Fol. 17
From the הגדה, with the rules in Aramaic.
Language(s): Hebrew, Aramaic

Physical Description

Syr. squ. Rabb. char.; 16mo, vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from Wertheimer, 1892 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. f. 42/4

Contents

Small liturgical pieces (ff. 18 to 21, 25 and 26 written by the same hand), mostly קינות;

fol. 21b has the following passage, כי עידן עלי שונה הרי תשע מאות וחמשים וארבע שנה ולא שלם עוני עד הנה;

with vowel points.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. (ff. 22 and 23 squ.) char.; 16mo, vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from Wertheimer, 1892 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. f. 42/5

Contents

Fol. 24
סליחות or קינות
Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(marked א̇) beg. הלא על כי אין אלהי בקרבי מצאוני רעות וצרות סביבי, end האריבו הרחיבי;

b.

(MS. ב̇) beg. למה תריבו אל יי כנסת בת עמי, incomplete.

Physical Description

Syr. curs. char.; 16mo, vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from Wertheimer, 1892 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. f. 42/6

Contents

Fol. 27
Beg. of prayers

headed רשות מגן לצומא רבה, beg. וארץ אשפיל, (א̇ב̇), incomplete.

Written by Eliezer son of Joseph son of Abraham son of Meborakh החבר המעולה בסנהדרין גדילה זכר צדיקים לברכה in the year 1499 Sel. = 1188;

with vowel points.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; 16mo, vellum.

History

Origin: 1188

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from Wertheimer, 1892 (from the Genizah).

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