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MS. Heb. c. 55

Physical Description

Ff. 32.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by A. Cowley in 1910. Originally from the Genizah.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on typewritten catalogue in the Bodleian Library, fol. 12.

Availability

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MS. Heb. c. 55/1

Contents

Fol. 1
Gen. 1,1 to 3,19

Verso blank.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; The first sheet of a scroll, vellum, 22 1/2 x 18 3/4 in., 4 columns, 48 lines; stained and injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by A. Cowley in 1910. Originally from the Genizah.

MS. Heb. c. 55/2

Contents

Fol. 2
Gen. 35,24 to 36,7, and 36,27-41

Verso blank.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; leather fragment of a scroll; 2 columns; stained.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by A. Cowley in 1910. Originally from the Genizah.

MS. Heb. c. 55/3

Contents

With vowel points and accents.

Language(s): Hebrew
Fols. 3-17
Exod. 18,3 to 29,17
Fol. 18
Deut. 21,16 to 22,14

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; vellum, 12 1/4 x 10 1/2 in., 2 columns, 19 lines; injured and stained.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by A. Cowley in 1910. Originally from the Genizah.

MS. Heb. c. 55/4

Contents

Fol. 19
Deut. 28,35 to 29,12

with vowel points and accents.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; vellum, 13 x 11 3/4 in., 3 columns, 25 lines; injured and stained.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by A. Cowley in 1910. Originally from the Genizah.

MS. Heb. c. 55/5

Contents

Fol. 20
2 Kings 22,19 to 23,23

with vowel points and accents.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char., unskillfully written; vellum, 11 1/4 x 10 in., 2 columns, 24 lines; injured and stained.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by A. Cowley in 1910. Originally from the Genizah.

MS. Heb. c. 55/6

Contents

Fols. 21-25
Is. 4,3 to 8,22

Fol.23 verso is left blank, because the ink has come through from the recto, but the text is continuous.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char., unskillfully written by an unsteady hand; paper, 11 x 6 1/2 in., 19 lines; stained.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by A. Cowley in 1910. Originally from the Genizah.

MS. Heb. c. 55/7

Contents

Fols. 26, 27
2 Chron. 10,16 to 15,8

with vowel points, accents and Masorah.

The pages are headed קדש ליהוה.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; vellum, 13 3/4 x 13 1/4 in., 2 columns, 21 lines; injured and stained.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by A. Cowley in 1910. Originally from the Genizah.

MS. Heb. c. 55/8

Contents

Maimonides' Mishneh Torah, ה' סנהדרין
Language(s): Hebrew
Fol. 28
ה' סנהדרין 22,3 to 23,2
Fol. 29
ה' סנהדרין 24,3-10

Physical Description

Span. Rabb. char.; paper, 9 3/4 x 6 1/4 in., 24 lines.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by A. Cowley in 1910. Originally from the Genizah.

MS. Heb. c. 55/9

Contents

Fol. 30
Fragment of a halakhic treatise on מילה and אבל

beg. ...הולך לבית האבל וכן ל... עד גמר קינ[ות].. וכן נהגו באשכנז ו.. לבית הכניסת לתפלה ... ודקדקו מזה שכתבתי למעלה וממֿ אחר ג̇ ימים כמו שכתבתי שהולך לבית האבל... ואפיֿ תוך ג̇ ימים מותר לילך... Quotes Yerushalmi and Pirqe de R. Eleazar. Refers (on verso) כתבתיו בחלק ג̇ בענין ש[בת].

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. Rabb. char.; paper, 11 1/4 x 8 in., 25 lines; much injured and mostly illegible.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by A. Cowley in 1910. Originally from the Genizah.

MS. Heb. c. 55/10

Contents

Fols. 31, 32
Fragment of Maimonides' Guide of the Perplexed in Ibn Tibbon's translation
Language(s): Hebrew
Fol. 31

Part 1, the end of pereq 6, all 7, and the beginning of 8

Fol.32

End of pereq 27 and beginning of 28. With commentary on the margin of fol. 32 verso.

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; vellum, 11 x 8 in., 36 lines; much injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by A. Cowley in 1910. Originally from the Genizah.

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