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MS. Heb. c. 17

Physical Description

Ff. 104.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (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. 2661.

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Contents

Fol. 1
Mishnah: אבות i. 11 (אחריכם) to iii. 14 (נתתי לכם).
Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 17/2

Contents

Mishnah
Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 5) אבות iii. 17 (עוקרתו) to iv. 21 (מוציאין)

b.

(fol. 6) אבות vi. 5 (אהוב) to end, postscript סליק אבות וקנין תורה

c.

(fol. 6b) דרך ארץ זוטא i, ends ותפייס

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 17/3

Contents

Mishnah: אבות
Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 7) iv. 7 (יוסה אומר החושך) to 20 (הזקנים למה דומה)

b.

(fol. 8) v. 14 (לבית המדרש הולך) to 20 (יהי רצון)

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; 8vo, vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 17/4

Contents

Mishnah

No sections for אבות or דרך ארץ.

Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 9) אבות iii. 9 (חטאו קודמת) to iv. 1 (כי תאכל)

b.

(fol. 10) דרך ארץ זוטא ii (ואינו שלך) to iii (על מנת לשלם ואם)

Physical Description

Large Syr. char.; 4to, vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 17/5

Contents

Fol. 11
Mishnah: פיאה ii.4 (ולחרובין) to iii. 6

with some vowel points.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 17/6

Contents

Fol. 12
Mishnah: ערובין iii. 3 (מי שישב, ed. iv. 4) to iv. 6 (ממקום, ed. v. 9)
Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 17/7

Contents

Mishnah
Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 20) יומא v. 1 (הגדול) to vi. 2 (ביום הזה)

b.

(fol. 21) סוכה ii. 2 (המיטה) to iii. 5

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 17/8

Contents

Mishnah

With vowel points and some accents.

Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 22) תענית ii. 6 (שלוש תעניות) to iii. 8 (בניך)

b.

(fol. 23) סוכה v. 5 (של שחר) to end

c.

(fol. 23) ביצה i. 1-6 (לכהן)

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 17/9

Contents

Mishnah: יבמות

With some vowel points and accents.

Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 24) iii. 7 (הרי זה אסורה) to iv. 8 (אשתו ונשא אחיו)

b.

(fol. 25) x. 2 (שפטרוה) to 9 (או מתיבמת)

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 17/10

Contents

Mishnah: יבמות

With some vowel points and accents.

Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 26) ii. 3 (כל שאיסורה) to iii. 7 (שנ̇ מהן)

b.

(fol. 27) xiii. 4 (מן הכהונה) to xiv. 5 (חרשת)

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; 2 coll., 4to, vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 17/11

Contents

Fol. 28
Mishnah: נזיר

vii.1 (בדרך) to viii. 1 (אם אני), with some accents.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 17/12

Contents

Mishnah
Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 29) מדות ii. 3 (אולם) to 6 (היו שם)

b.

(fol. 30) תמיד vi. 3 (והיה נוטל) to vii. 4 (הלוים)

c.

(fol. 30b) קנים i. 1 (to סדר)

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 17/13

Contents

Mishnah
Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 31) ערכין vi. 3 (שני) to viii. 5 (ועבדו)

b.

(fol. 32) כריתות iii. 8 (מוכי) to v. 1 (בבהמה)

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 17/14

Contents

Mishnah
Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 33) בכורות ii fin. (דופן) to iv. 6 (מתרומתו)

b.

(fol. 34) ערכין iv. 4 (שהעריך) to vi. 3 (נותנין לו)

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 17/15

Contents

Mishnah

The Mishnahs are here called הילכתא, heading and colophon in Aramaic. Divisions פרקא, הילכתא, הנא; with superlinear vowel points.

Language(s): Hebrew, Aramaic
a.

(fol. 35) נדה ix. 5 (והפנימית) to end

b.

(fol. 35b) משקים (מכשירין) i. 1 to vi end

c.

(fol. 38) זבים i. 1 to end

d.

(fol. 40) טבול יום i. 1 to end

e.

(fol. 41) ידים i. 1 to end

f.

(fol. 43) עוקצין i. 1 to iii. 4 (מטמא)

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 17/16

Contents

Mishnah: אהילות

Some lines with accents.

Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 44) iii. 7 (הטומאה וחוצץ) to vi. 3 (מחציו)

b.

(fol. 45) xii. 2 (כנגד) to xiv. 2 (זיז שעל)

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 17/17

Contents

Fol. 46
Babylonian Talmud שבת from fol. 6b, l. 4 from below (היחיד לשבת) to fol. 10, l. 6 from below (שלום)

passages are headed פיס̇ ; some words with vowel points.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 17/18

Contents

Fol. 54
Babylonian Talmud ראש השנה from fol. 25b, l. 6 (כאביר) to fol. 26b, l. 9 from below (בפשוטין)
Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 17/19

Contents

Babylonian Talmud: פסחים
Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 55) from fol. 72, l. 27 (להן קיצבה) to fol. 73b, l. 8 from below (אמר רב דאמר כי האי תנא)

b.

(fol. 56) from fol. 80, l. 23 (אמר משלחין) to fol. 81b to the Mishnah.

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 17/20

Contents

Babylonian Talmud
Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 57) ביצה from fol. 31b, l. 5 (יום טוב מבקעין) to fol. 34 illegible

b.

(fol. 58) עבודה זרה from fol. 68b, l. 11 from below (אסריה רחמנא) to fol. 72 Mishnah

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 17/21

Contents

Fol. 59
Babylonian Talmud סוכה from fol. 29b (Mishnah) to fol. 31, l. 12 from below (לאו משום)
Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 17/22

Contents

Fol. 60
Babylonian Talmud סנהדרין from fol. 11, l. 6 (למעשה) to fol. 12, l. 25 (לכלכל)
Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; small folio, vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 17/23

Contents

Fol. 61
Babylonian Talmud סנהדרין from fol. 60, l. 3 from below (והשני) to fol. 61b, l. 3 (וטאעי)
Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. curs. char.; small 4to, vellum, slightly injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 17/24

Contents

Babylonian Talmud

Many variations.

Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 63) סנהדרין from fol. 108b, l. 13 from below (טרף) to fol. 109, l. 23 from below (אשכחו אמר רב)

b.

(fol. 64) מגלה from fol. 3b, l. 14 (בית רבי) to fol. 4b, l.15 (הכניסה כדי)

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; oblong, vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 17/25

Contents

Babylonian Talmud סנהדרין
Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 65) from fol. 31b, l.16 (במשנתינו) to fol. 32, l. 4 from below (כשרים מכל)

b.

(fol. 66) from fol. 37, l. 3 (הראשונה) to fol. 37b, l.12 from below (וקיבלתו)

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 17/26

Contents

Babylonian Talmud בבא קמא
Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 67) from fol. 81, l. 9 (דרכים מפני) to fol. 81b, l. 16 from below (מוצא מת מוטל)

b.

(fol. 68) from fol. 83b, l. 1 to fol. 83b, l. 30 (כי יתן מום)

Physical Description

Large Syr. char.; broad fol., vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 17/27

Contents

Fol. 69
Babylonian Talmud בבא מציעא from fol. 78b, l. 13 (לפורים ואין מדקדקין) to fol. 85b, l. 22 (מישתכח)
Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 17/28

Contents

Fol. 79
Babylonian Talmud כתובות from fol. 77b, l. 15 (ודיבן ; ed. ודייבי) to fol. 79b, l. 8 (למיתה אפילו)
Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 17/29

Contents

Fol. 81
Babylonian Talmud: כתובות from fol. 106b, l. 5 from below (ר̇ עקיבא אין משתכרין) to fol. 108, l. 8 (אפילו תימא)

with Arabic glosses; some accents.

Language(s): Hebrew, Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 17/30

Contents

Babylonian Talmud נדה
Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 82) from fol. 10b, l. 15 from below (אחת ומחצה) to fol. 11b, l. 23 from below (אמר רב יהודה)

b.

(fol. 83) from fol. 67, l. 8 (מר עוקבא) to fol. 68b, l. 4 (ומפקידה לפקידה)

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; 4to, vellum, margins slightly injured, ff. 82b and 83a obliterated.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 17/31

Contents

Babylonian Talmud מנחות
Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 84) from fol. 29, l. 18 from below (האכא טהורה) to fol. 29b, l. 14 from below (אם העולם הזה)

b.

(fol. 85) from fol. 30b, l. 19 (ששנא ר̇ שמעון) to fol. 31b, l. 7 from below (דאמר בסוף שיטה)

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 17/32

Contents

Babylonian Talmud
Language(s): Hebrew
α.

Fol. 86. בכורות from fol. 42, l. 9 (ת̇ש̇ הנרבע) to fol. 59b, l. 17 (להו במנין)

β.
ערכין

The Mishnah is given before the פרק.

a.

(fol. 102) from fol. 18, l. 18 (איכא שכרה) to fol. 19, l. 7 (מעשה)

b.

(fol. 103) from fol. 21, l. 22 (אמר ר̇ פפא) to fol. 21b, l. 4 from below (שומא כל)

Physical Description

Large Syr. squ. char.; broad fol., vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. c. 17/33

Contents

Fol. 104
Babylonian Talmud: בבא קמא, Alfasi

from צריכא דאיתנהו לזוזי רב אמר הרי זה מקח טעות to ההוא תורא דנפל לאריתא, last words somewhat different from the edition.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1891 (from the Genizah).

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