A catalogue of Cairo Genizah fragments at the Bodleian Libraries

MS. Heb. c. 1

Physical Description

Ff. 34.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 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. 2605.

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Contents

Genesis with Targum

Without vowel points, each verse is followed by the Targum.

Language(s): Hebrew, Aramaic
a.

(fol. 1) Genesis i. 26 (ובעוף) to ii. 16

b.

(fol. 2) Genesis iv. 9 (יהוה) to v. 2 (את)

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; 2 coll., fol., vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1892 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 1/2

Contents

Fol. 3
Genesis

xxiv. 37 (אנכי) to xxvi, 4 (הארצות), with vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Greek squ. char.; 2 coll., fol., vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1892 (from the Genizah).

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Contents

Fol. 4
Genesis

xxxi. 37 (את) to xxxii. 9, with vowel points, accents, and Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Large Span. squ. char.; 3 coll., fol., vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1892 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 1/4

Contents

Fol. 5
Exodus

ii. 2 (האשה) to iii. 4 (אליו), with vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; 2 coll., fol., vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1892 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 1/5

Contents

Fol. 6
Exodus

xv. 19 to xviii. 6 (אליך), with vowel points, accents, and some Masoretic notes.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; 3 coll., fol., vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1892 (from the Genizah).

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Contents

Fol. 7
Deuteronomy with Targum

Deuteronomy v. 21 (ידבר) to vi. 14 (אחרי), each verse is followed by the Targum, without vowel points.

Language(s): Hebrew, Aramaic

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; small fol., vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1892 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 1/7

Contents

Fol. 8
Deuteronomy with Targum

Deuteronomy xxxiii. 20 (זרוע) to the end of the book, each verse is followed by the Targum, without vowel points.

Language(s): Hebrew, Aramaic

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; 2 coll., small fol., vellum, slightly injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1892 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 1/8

Contents

Fol. 10
1 Samuel

xxv. 17 (אליו) to xxvi. 23 (אמנתו), with vowel points, accents, and the lesser Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; 4to, vellum, slightly injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1892 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 1/9

Contents

Fol. 12
2 Samuel

ix. 11 (כאחד) to xiii. 25 (ויפרץ), with vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; 3 coll., fol., vellum, fol. 14 injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1892 (from the Genizah).

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Contents

Fol. 16
1 Kings

xvi. 32 (בשמרון) to xvii. 14, with vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Large Syr. squ. char.; 3 coll., large fol., vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1892 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 1/11

Contents

Fol. 17
Isaiah

vii. 21 to x. 13 (כי אמר), with vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Greek squ. char.; 3 coll., fol., vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1892 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 1/12

Contents

Fol. 18
Isaiah

xxxiv. 6 (כרים) to xxxvi. 12 (הישבים), with vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; 3 coll., fol., vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1892 (from the Genizah).

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Contents

Biblical text and Targum

Each verse followed by the Targum

With superlinear punctuation. See No. 12 of b. 4.

Language(s): Hebrew, Aramaic
a.

(fol. 19) Jeremiah xx. 15 (שמח) to xxvi. 7 (והנביאים)

b.

(fol. 25) Ezekiel: Targum of xxxi. 8 to xxxii. 14 (אוליך)

c.

(fol. 26) Ezekiel xl. 48 (וחמש אמות מפה) to Targum of xlii. 1

Physical Description

Yemen Rabb. char.; small fol., vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1892 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 1/14

Contents

Fol. 27
Jeremiah

xxiv. 1 (ויביאם) to xxv. 10 (קול שמחה), with vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; 2 coll., fol., vellum, slightly obliterated.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1892 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 1/15

Contents

Fol. 28
Proverbs

ix. 14 (על כסא) to xiv. 19, with vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; fol., vellum, obliterated.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1892 (from the Genizah).

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Contents

Fol. 30
Job

xxxvi. 26 (ולא חקר) to xxxviii. 34, with vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Greek squ. char.; 2 coll., fol., vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1892 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 1/17

Contents

2 Chronicles

With vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 31) xxiv. 7 to 22 (וכמותו)

b.

(fol. 32) xxv. 24 (בית) to xxvi. 14 (וכובעים)

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; 2 coll., fol., vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1892 (from the Genizah).

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Contents

2 Chronicles

Each page bears the words קדש ליהוה, with vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 33) xxix. 21 (שבעה וצפירי) to xxx. 11 (נכנעו)

b.

(fol. 34) xxxii. 16 (עבדו) to xxxiii. 11 (למלך)

Physical Description

Syr. Squ. char.; 3 coll., fol., vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1892 (from the Genizah).

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