A catalogue of Cairo Genizah fragments at the Bodleian Libraries

MS. Heb. c. 52

Contents

Biblical fragments

Physical Description

Ff. 35.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Acquired by exchange from C. D. Ginsburg, ultimately from the Genizah.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on typewritten catalogue in the Bodleian Library, fols. 7-9.

Availability

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MS. Heb. c. 52/1

Contents

Fols. 1, 2
Genesis

With Targum after each verse.

Language(s): Hebrew, Aramaic
Fol. 1
Part of Gen. 6,17 to 7,11
Fol. 2
Gen. 9,4-22

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; vellum, originally about 7 1/2 in. wide, 2 columns.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Acquired by exchange from C. D. Ginsburg, ultimately from the Genizah.

MS. Heb. c. 52/2

Contents

Fol. 3
Part of Gen. 35,20 to 36,1
Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; vellum, 7 1/4 in. wide.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Acquired by exchange from C. D. Ginsburg, ultimately from the Genizah.

MS. Heb. c. 52/3

Contents

Fol. 4
Gen. 41,30-36
Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; vellum, 7 3/4 x 5 1/2 in., 10 lines, injured and stained.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Acquired by exchange from C. D. Ginsburg, ultimately from the Genizah.

MS. Heb. c. 52/4

Contents

Fols. 5, 6
Exod. 9,22 to 13,17

with vowel points, accents and Masorah.

The name of the parasha (בא) is written at the top, and the leaves are numbered כח, כט but not in the original hand.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; vellum, 10 5/8 x 7 7/8 in., 3 columns, 33 lines, stained and injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Acquired by exchange from C. D. Ginsburg, ultimately from the Genizah.

MS. Heb. c. 52/5

Contents

Fols. 7, 8
Part of Exod. 33,1 to 36,15
Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Yemen (?) squ. char.; vellum, 10 1/2 in. wide, 3 columns, much injured and stained.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Acquired by exchange from C. D. Ginsburg, ultimately from the Genizah.

MS. Heb. c. 52/6

Contents

Fols. 9, 10
Leviticus

With vowel points and accents.

Language(s): Hebrew
Fol. 9
Part of Lev. 6,3-19
Fol. 10
Lev. 9,19 to 10,9

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; vellum, 6 3/4 x 7 in. 2 columns, 13 lines, much injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Acquired by exchange from C. D. Ginsburg, ultimately from the Genizah.

MS. Heb. c. 52/7

Contents

Fol. 11
Part of Lev. 20,17 to 21,4

with some vowel points.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; vellum, a small fragment, 4 1/4 in. wide.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Acquired by exchange from C. D. Ginsburg, ultimately from the Genizah.

MS. Heb. c. 52/8

Contents

Fols. 12, 13
Deuteronomy

With the vowel points, accents and Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew
Fol. 12
Part of Deut. 20,19 to 21,21
Fol. 13
Deut. 23,16 to 24,13

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; vellum, 7 x 5 1/2 in., 2 columns, 22 lines, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Acquired by exchange from C. D. Ginsburg, ultimately from the Genizah.

MS. Heb. c. 52/9

Contents

Fol. 14
1 Kings 8,12-16, 20-23

with vowel points, accents and Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Acquired by exchange from C. D. Ginsburg, ultimately from the Genizah.

MS. Heb. c. 52/10

Contents

Fols. 15, 16
1 Kings
Language(s): Hebrew
Fol. 15

Inside margin only.

Fol. 16
1 Kings 1,16-27

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; vellum, 7 3/4 x 6 in., 14 lines, obliterated.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Acquired by exchange from C. D. Ginsburg, ultimately from the Genizah.

MS. Heb. c. 52/11

Contents

Fol. 17
Part of 2 leaves, containing 1 Kings 8,5, 8,6, 8,26, and part of 8,32-54

with vowel points, accents and Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; vellum, 7 in. wide, 2 columns, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Acquired by exchange from C. D. Ginsburg, ultimately from the Genizah.

MS. Heb. c. 52/12

Contents

Fol. 18
Is. 60,19-22, 63,2-5

with vowel points and accents.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; vellum, part of one column, obliterated.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Acquired by exchange from C. D. Ginsburg, ultimately from the Genizah.

MS. Heb. c. 52/13

Contents

Fols. 19, 20
Psalms

With vowel points.

Language(s): Hebrew
Fol. 19
Pss. 23,3 to 24,5
Fol. 20
Ps.27,3-11

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; vellum, 6 x 5 in., 11 lines, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Acquired by exchange from C. D. Ginsburg, ultimately from the Genizah.

MS. Heb. c. 52/14

Contents

Fol. 21
Pss. 25,9 to 26,3

with vowel points and accents.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; vellum, 5 x 4 1/2 (about) in., 9 lines, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Acquired by exchange from C. D. Ginsburg, ultimately from the Genizah.

MS. Heb. c. 52/15

Contents

Fol. 22
Part of Ps. 89,3-15

with vowel points and accents.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; vellum, fragment 5 1/4 in. high, 11 lines.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Acquired by exchange from C. D. Ginsburg, ultimately from the Genizah.

MS. Heb. c. 52/16

Contents

Fols. 23, 24
Ps. 119, 23-36, 87-99

with vowel points and raphe. Each section begins on a new line. Between §כ and §ל are some marks of division.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. (?) squ. char.; paper, outer margin cut off. 6 in. high, 11 lines, stained.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Acquired by exchange from C. D. Ginsburg, ultimately from the Genizah.

MS. Heb. c. 52/17

Contents

Fols. 25, 26
Prov. 3,1 to 5,25

with vowel points, accents and Masorah. Written in hemistichs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; vellum, 13 3/4 x 12 1/4 in., 20 lines.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Acquired by exchange from C. D. Ginsburg, ultimately from the Genizah.

MS. Heb. c. 52/18

Contents

Fol. 27
Small fragment of Job 21,28-34

with vowel points and Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; vellum, 4 3/4 in. wide.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Acquired by exchange from C. D. Ginsburg, ultimately from the Genizah.

MS. Heb. c. 52/19

Contents

Fol. 28
Ruth 1,12 to 2,2

with vowel points, accents and Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; vellum, 5 x 5 1/4 in., 12 lines, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Acquired by exchange from C. D. Ginsburg, ultimately from the Genizah.

MS. Heb. c. 52/20

Contents

Fols. 29, 30
Part of Lam. 2,19 to 4,12
Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; vellum, 2 columns, fragment only.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Acquired by exchange from C. D. Ginsburg, ultimately from the Genizah.

MS. Heb. c. 52/21

Contents

Fol. 31
Esther 1,20 to 2,8

verso blank.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

1 column of a scroll.
Span. squ. char. with taggin; leather, 7 1/4 x 6 3/4 in. injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Acquired by exchange from C. D. Ginsburg, ultimately from the Genizah.

MS. Heb. c. 52/22

Contents

Fols. 32, 33
Est. 3,9 to 5,6

verso blank.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

3 columns of a scroll.
Span. squ. char.; vellum, each column (with margins) about 5 1/4 x 4 1/2 in., injured and obliterated.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Acquired by exchange from C. D. Ginsburg, ultimately from the Genizah.

MS. Heb. c. 52/23

Contents

Fol. 34
Small fragment of Est. 9,1-19

with vowel points, accents and Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; vellum, 2 columns.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Acquired by exchange from C. D. Ginsburg, ultimately from the Genizah.

MS. Heb. c. 52/24

Contents

Fol. 35
Est. 9,9-12

with vowel points and accents.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; vellum, part of a leaf 3 1/4 in. wide, obliterated.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Acquired by exchange from C. D. Ginsburg, ultimately from the Genizah.

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