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MS. Heb. c. 21

Physical Description

Ff. 42.

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. 2666.

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MS. Heb. c. 21/1

Contents

Mishnah

There are omissions on the margins, and corrections between the lines ; some accents.

Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 1) יבמות from viii. 2 (בקהל יי) to x. 3 (דרש)

b.

(fol. 2) כתובות from v. 6 (המיטה) to vii. 8 (מאיר)

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. c. 21/2

Contents

Mishnah: חולין

With vowel points.

Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 3, half-page) from ii. 8 (אחד לשם) to iii. 2 (הגולגלת)

b.

(fol. 4) from iv. 4 (חתכה) to v. 9 (ed. 2 קדשים)

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. c. 21/3

Contents

Mishnah

No figures for the Mishnahs, but for the chapters.

Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 5) קידושין from ii. 3 (ויש לו על מנת) to iii. 12 (אבל אם יש לה קידושים)

b.

(fol. 6) בבא קמא from iv. 2 (מאימתי) to vi. 5 (וחכמים)

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. c. 21/4

Contents

Fol. 7
Mishnah: זבחים

from xi. 3 (וראוי להזייה) to xiii. 2 (אף טמא שאכל טהור).

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. c. 21/5

Contents

Fol. 8
Mishnah: בבא קמא

from iv. 1 to ix. 5 (ואם), with vowel points.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. c. 21/6

Contents

Mishnah: מנחות

Some accents.

Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 12) from i. 4 (בחוץ) to iii. 7 (נירותיה מעכבין זה את זה)

b.

(fol. 13) from x. 3 (למה מפני) to xi. 8 (ed. 7 המכניסין עומדין)

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. c. 21/7

Contents

Mishnah: יבמות
Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 14) from iii. 2 (בחזקתן, ed. iv. 3) to v. 7 (על פרייה ורבייה, ed. vi. 6)

b.

(fol. 15) from xiii. 7 (עבירה, ed. xv. 7) to end, with the following words חסלת מסכת יבמות. פירקי ארבסר, followed by כתובות, ending with i. 3 (וחכמים אומ̇)

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. 21/8

Contents

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

(fol. 16) beginning of chap. v to fol. 61b, l. 4 from below (למיתה)

b.

(fol. 17) from fol. 69b, l. 3 from below (לפי שלא עשאה) to fol. 71, l. 10 from below (אף קונה עבדים)

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. c. 21/9

Contents

Babylonian Talmud ברכות
Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 18) from fol. 10b, l. 9 from below (שלא יאמר ברכות, ed. יוצר אור for ברכות) to fol. 11, l. 15 from below (אתה זקפת אמ̇ לו אתה), a various reading of Maimonides is given on the margin

b.

(fol. 19) from fol. 13b, l. 15 from below (ברפחתי) to fol. 14, l. 11 (עדיף)

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. c. 21/10

Contents

Babylonian Talmud סנהדרין
Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 20) from fol. 44b, l. 17 (ומי אית ליה) to fol. 45b, l. 12 from below (נותן)

b.

(fol. 21) from fol. 112, l. 24 (קא רבי הניח) to fol. 113, l. 6 from below (מוכס שאין לו)

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. c. 21/11

Contents

Fol. 22
הלכות concerning the tractate ברכות

Beg. and end missing; the first section beg. תנו רבנן עבדים ושפחות אין עומדין עליהן בשורה, last section beg. ת̇ר̇ בשבתך בביתך פרט לעוסק במצוה.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. c. 21/12

Contents

Fol. 23
Babylonian Talmud חולין

from fol. 139, l.16 (לבדק הבית) to fol. 140, l. 11 (שמע שתי צפרים חיות).

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. c. 21/13

Contents

Fol. 24
Babylonian Talmud ערכין from fol. 5b, l. 6 from below (עביד ליה) to fol. 6b, l. 4 from below (רבא אמר)
Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. c. 21/14

Contents

Babylonian Talmud בבא קמא

On the margin omissions are supplied by a later hand.

Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 25) from fol. 41, l. 6 from below (אמר ר̇ אלעזר) to fol. 46, l. 8 from below (חולקין)

b.

(fol. 31) from fol. 85b, l. 3 (קרא רפא ירפא) to fol. 90, l. 6 from below (לחבירו)

Physical Description

Syr. large squ. char.; broad folio, vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. c. 21/15

Contents

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

(fol. 37) from fol. 35, l. 12 from below (לא תחלוק) to fol. 36, l. 13 from below (דברי)

b.

(fol. 38) from fol. 38, l. 2 from below (את מואב) to fol. 39b, l. 3 (ומעמידין)

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. c. 21/16

Contents

Fol. 39
Babylonian Talmud חולין from fol. 118b, l. 7 from below (שומר) to fol. 124, l. 21 (דצלקיה)
Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

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