A catalogue of Cairo Genizah fragments at the Bodleian Libraries

MS. Heb. c. 16

Physical Description

Ff. 51.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 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. 2660.

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MS. Heb. c. 16/1

Contents

Fol. 1
תוספתא

מעשר שני iii. 17 (לצפונו) to iv. 11 (נוטל).

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. Rabb. char.; 4to, paper.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 16/2

Contents

Fol. 2
Mishnah אבות

vi. 6 (לעצמו אהב) to 10 (קונה שמים).

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. Rabb. char.; 4to, vellum, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 16/3

Contents

Fol. 3
Babylonian Talmud: ברכות

from fol. 45b, l. 9 (תסתיים דרב) to fol. 46a, l. 2 from below (מברכת הפירות).

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; 4to, paper.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 16/4

Contents

Babylonian Talmud ביצה
Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 5) from fol. 22, l. 4 from below (כל דבר שאין) to fol. 22b, l.16 from below (דברים להקל)

b.

(fol. 6) from fol. 26b, l.13 (בידיה) to (obliterated)

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; 4to, vellum, injured and obliterated.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 16/5

Contents

Babylonian Talmud יבמות
Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 7) from fol. 73, l. 11 (ואם איתה ניתני) to fol. 74, l. 20 (תנא ר̇ עקיבא)

b.

(fol. 8) from fol. 79b, l. 7 from below (תמתין עד) to fol. 80b, l. 6 (הוא באשה)

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; fol., vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 16/6

Contents

Fol. 9
Commentary on Babylonian Talmud בבא מציעא, fol. 83

beg. חביתא דחמרא בריסתקא דמדוזא, ending אזל שבו שמטות מיניה.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. Rabb. char.; fol., vellum, much injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 16/7

Contents

הלכות גדולות, by Simeon Qayara
Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 10) from אפסי ארץ (ed. Venice, fol. 6a, l. 11) to לפני תיבה ביום (ibid. fol. 6b, l. 30)

b.

(fol. 11) beg. ברוך ... על המחיה (ed. Ven. fol. 7a and Hild. fol. 54, but different from both), ending וכמבושל שלא נימא דב̇ רב̇י.

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; fol., paper, obliterated.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 16/8

Contents

Fol. 12
שאלתות of R. Aḥai

from ומה דברים (ed. Venice, col. 11, l. 10 from below) to בזקנותו שנאמר (ed. col. 13, l. 31).

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. Rabb. char.; fol., vellum, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 16/9

Contents

Fol. 13
A fragment of ה̇ חליצה

fol. 14 is headed שיטת חליצה, beg. מלמד לאישה ג̇ פסוקין ... לענות אותם אחר הדינים; the end of fol. 14b is headed שיטת מיאון, beg. injured.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. Rabb. char.; 4to, vellum, very much obliterated.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 16/10

Contents

Babylonian Talmud ברכות
Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 14 bis) from תא שמע (fol. 26, l. 5 from below) to היה קרב והולך (fol. 26b, l. 17 from below)

b.

(fol. 15) from לא תלתה (fol. 30, l. 13) to תל (fol. 30, l. 16 from below)

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 16/11

Contents

Fol. 16
Alfasi on בבא בתרא

i. 4 from ר̇ פפא רמא to שלצדקה נגבית בשנים.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 16/12

Contents

Fol. 17
Rashi's commentary on יבמות

from רשות ישראל (fol. 56b, l. 4 from below) to ובימי רבן יוח̇ בן זכאי (fol. 59b, l. 13 from below).

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Germ. Rabb. char.; fol., vellum, much injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 16/13

Contents

Fol. 18
Maimonides' משנה תורה

v. 1 (הראוי) to 5 (ההולכים) of ה̇ דעות.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 16/14

Contents

Fol. 20
Maimonides' משנה תורה

viii. 9 (מואב) to ix. 11 (הספר).

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. Rabb. char.; large 8vo, paper.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 16/15

Contents

Fol. 22
Maimonides' משנה תורה

v. 2 (the first legible words) to 9 (לקבוע על החשבון).

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. Rabb. char.; large 8vo, paper, injured and much obliterated.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 16/16

Contents

Fol. 24
[סדר תנאים ואמוראים]

beg. כל היכא דאיכא איתמר, ending רב חגא ורב סמנונא סבוראין.

Language(s): Hebrew, Aramaic

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; 4to, paper, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 16/17

Contents

Fol. 25
Responsa of early Geonim

much injured and obliterated, headed הלכות מר̇ רב̇ שמעון and רבנו שרירא;

the latter also on fol. 25b and רב פל[טוי];

fol. 27b הלכות מר̇ רב̇ שמעון;

fol. 28 מקמי מר האיי; fol. 28b רב שרירא, where the following passage occurs: ואמרו כי (injured) אברהם גאון ז̇ל̇ שהיה שנת אלף ק̇מ̇ לשטרות היה מכיר בשיחת דקלים;

next comes רב̇ צמח בר פלטוי ז̇ל̇.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; fol., paper.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 16/18

Contents

Fol. 29
R. Nathan's Arukh

from מל to מן, divided into chapters.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; fol., vellum, much injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 16/19

Contents

מדרש לקח טוב of Tobiah ben Eliezer; Deuteronomy
Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 31) xvii. 12 (על המעשה, ed. Buber, p. 57) to חידתי וכתיב) 17, ed. p. 58)

b.

(fol.32) xviii. 14 (האמורה בעניין) to xix. 3 (אשר ינחילך, ed. p. 62)

Physical Description

Greek Rabb. char.; large 8vo, paper.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 16/20

Contents

Fol. 33
מדרש לקח טוב of Tobiah ben Eliezer; Deuteronomy

xxiii. 25, beg. injured (ed. p. 82) to xxiv. 1 end missing (ed. somewhat different).

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Old Ital. Rabb. char.; 8vo, paper.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 16/21

Contents

Fragments
Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 34) much injured, ends אמ̇ ר̇ נתן אל ..... בכוס אהר אמר .... כשט וברותי .... אמ̇ ר̇ לוי אילו בני...

b.

(fol. 34b) of מסכת תמורה, agreeing with the Wilna edition, ends ואין אתה יכול (ed. p. 63b). This is the beg. of the fifth chapter in the MS. After the words at the beg. שדי יענני (fol. 35) follows in the MS. a note beg. פירש הר̇ר̇ ישעיה הן תוי שדי יענני לשון סימן...

Physical Description

Syr. curs. char.; 8vo, paper.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 16/22

Contents

Fol. 38
Fragment of Midrash Thanḥuma (?)

composed of sections beg. ד̇א̇, on אחרי מות ; the passage in Midrash Thanḥuma (ed. Buber, Lev. p. 65) occurs, followed by (fol. 38b) ד̇א̇ בק̇ לפני ייי ז̇ה̇ש̇ה̇ מי יודע עוז ... אמ̇ ר̇ תנחומ̇ אפילו הצדיקים אינן ממתינין בשמחתן בע̇ה̇.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. Rabb. char.; 8vo, paper, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 16/23

Contents

Fol. 44
Halakhic fragment

much obliterated, on Lev. xii. 1 to 8. No striking passage for identification.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. Rabb. char.; 4to, vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 16/24

Contents

Fol. 46
Fragment of theological treatise on Messianic matter (?)

The following passage occurs (fol. 47) concerning Isaiah xi: כמו שכתו̇ בפי̇ ה̇ר̇ם̇ ב̇ן̇ ז̇ל̇ וכן נראה ממשמעות הכתובים שיהיו בעולם דכתי̇ זאב באותה ההבטחה זאב וטלה ירעו כאחד. וה̇ר̇ם̇ ב̇מ̇ ז̇ל̇ מפרש כר̇ יהודה שעולם כמנהגו הולך נוהג;

farther on it is said on Ps. xcviii. 8 כי זה הענין ג̇כ̇ משל כמו שאמרנו וכן פירשו אלו הפסוקים בן גיקטילא ובן בלעם.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 16/25

Contents

Masoretic fragment
Language(s): Hebrew

(fol. 48) Masorah finalis enumerating the cases in which words are connected with על, beg. בדמות בני, followed by כל לשון נחלה .

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; 4to, vellum, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 16/26

Contents

Fol. 49
Masoretic fragment

enumerating the instances of עושֶה , מעשֶה , קרי ולא כתיב , כתיב ולא קרי.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 16/27

Contents

Fol. 50
Fragment of Seadiah Gaon's ס̇ המועדים ? (see Harkavy's Studien und Mittheilungen, v. p. 220), with vowel points and accents.
Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; (margin cut), vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 16/28

Contents

Fol. 51
The Arabic introduction to Moses ben Ezra's ענק (see No. 1973).
Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. curs. char.; fol., paper, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Egypt Expl. Fund, 1890 (from the Genizah).

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