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MS. Heb. c. 51

Physical Description

Ff. 20.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, but unbound until 1911.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on typewritten catalogue in the Bodleian Library, fols. 6, 7.

Availability

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MS. Heb. c. 51/1

Contents

Fols. 1, 2
Genesis, Text and Targum

Text with Targum after each verse. With vowel points and some Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew, Aramaic
Fol. 1
Gen. 35, 1-15
Fol. 2
Gen. 38,18 to 39,4

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; vellum, 11 3/4 x 9 1/2 in., 2 columns, 25 lines, injured and obliterated.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, but unbound until 1911.

MS. Heb. c. 51/2

Contents

Fol. 3
Gen. 50,1 to Exod. 1,12

with vowel points, accents and Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; vellum, 8 3/8 x 8 3/4 in. (part of a leaf only), 3 columns, injured and obliterated.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, but unbound until 1911.

MS. Heb. c. 51/3

Contents

Fol. 4
Exod. 36,24 to 38,7

with vowel points, accents and some Masorah.

Exod. 37,19-22, which had been omitted owing to recurrence of היצאים, is added on the margin by a later hand.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; vellum, 11 3/4 x 10 1/4 in., 3 columns, 25 lines, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, but unbound until 1911.

MS. Heb. c. 51/4

Contents

Fols. 5, 6
Lev. 4,34 to 5,18

with vowel points, accents and Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; vellum, 9 1/2 x 9 1/4 in., 2 columns, 12 lines, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, but unbound until 1911.

MS. Heb. c. 51/5

Contents

Fols. 7, 8
Leviticus, Numbers

With vowel points, accents and Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew
Fol. 7
Leviticus 20,27 to 23,3 (only half the leaf remains);
fol. 8
Numbers 1,30 to 2,34

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; vellum, 10 1/4 x 10 1/4 in., 3 columns, 27 lines, injured and obliterated.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, but unbound until 1911.

MS. Heb. c. 51/6

Contents

Fol. 9
Part of Numbers 22, 6-34

with vowel points, accents and Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; vellum, top right-hand corner of a leaf, in columns.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, but unbound until 1911.

MS. Heb. c. 51/7

Contents

Fol. 10
Part of Numbers 23,14-22 and 23,24 to 24,1

with vowel points and accents.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; vellum, top left-hand corner of a leaf, in columns, obliterated.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, but unbound until 1911.

MS. Heb. c. 51/8

Contents

Fol. 11
Part of Judges 14,5-8, 17-19

with vowel points, accents and Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; vellum, top left-hand corner.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, but unbound until 1911.

MS. Heb. c. 51/9

Contents

Fols. 12, 13
Masorah on Judges 7 (?)

only the margins remain, containing the Masorah on Jud. 7 (?)

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; vellum. The leaf was about 12 x 9 in., in 2 columns.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, but unbound until 1911.

MS. Heb. c. 51/10

Contents

Fol. 14
2 Kings 5,1-11

One column of a leaf containing 2 Kings 5,1-11, and the ends of the lines of another column, with vowel points, accents and Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; vellum, 12 3/4 in. high; scribbling on the margins.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, but unbound until 1911.

MS. Heb. c. 51/11

Contents

Fol. 15
Part of Isaiah 28,9 to 29,10

with vowel points, accents and Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; vellum (half leaf only), 8 1/2 in. broad, 2 columns.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, but unbound until 1911.

MS. Heb. c. 51/12

Contents

Fols. 16, 17
Psalms

With vowel points, accents and Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew
Fol. 16
Pss. 18,26 to 22,13
Fol. 17
Small fragment of Pss. 32,2-6 and 35,8-13

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; vellum, 9 3/4 x 8 3/4 in., injured and stained.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, but unbound until 1911.

MS. Heb. c. 51/13

Contents

Fol. 18
Ibn Ezra's commentary of Leviticus 23,11 (המן וכן טעם כל הפסוק) to 23,40 (רק עלי חמשה מינים).
Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. Rabb. char.; paper, 11 3/4 x 8 in., 29 lines, much faded.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, but unbound until 1911.

MS. Heb. c. 51/14

Contents

Fol. 19
Responsum (?)
Language(s): Hebrew
Recto
Ornamentation and scribbling
Verso
A responsum ?

mostly illegible.

Physical Description

Span. curs. char.; paper, 11 3/4 x 7 3/4 in., 34 lines, injured and stained.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, but unbound until 1911.

MS. Heb. c. 51/15

Contents

Fol. 20
Fragment

In Arabic, illegible.

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; paper, 11 x 8 1/2 in., 20 lines, much injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the Genizah, but unbound until 1911.

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