A catalogue of Cairo Genizah fragments at the Bodleian Libraries

MS. Heb. d. 33

Physical Description

Ff. 70.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from 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. 2755.

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Contents

Fol. 1
The great Masorah on 1 Kings ix. 6 (חקתי) to 2 Kings xi. 18 (מזבחתו)

headed בעץ̇ מן מלכים, not identical with the printed text;

followed (fol. 1b) by a list of the authors of the several books as in Babylonian Talmud Baba bathra 14b.

Next comes the Masorah to Joshua i. 1;

fol. 2, Masorah on Joshua xix. 18 to xxi. 4.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. d. 33/2

Contents

Fol. 3b
Masoretic chapter on Psalms

beginning בעשרה דברים נאמר ספר תלים; then follows the enumeration of the פתוחות and סתומות of the Psalms;

fol. 6b headed סדרי תלין, followed by other notes in which מחזורא רובא is mentioned in opposition to טבריה and R. Phinehas ראש הישיבה.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. Rabb. char.; 12mo, vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

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Contents

Masorah
Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 8b) another Masoretic chapter, headed אילו הפסקיות פתוחות וסתומות וסדורות שבתורה, on Genesis i to xxxv. 23;

b.

(fol. 9) the Masorah finals beginning with words ending in (אלהים דיהי מארת) ם to (ואל רשעו) ע, not as in the printed text.

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

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Contents

The great Masorah on Exodus
Language(s): Hebrew
a. fol. 10
the great Masorah on Exodus xxiii. 23 to xxiv. 12

more than in the edition;

b. fol. 11
the great Masorah on Exodus xxv. 39 (עטרת ודומה) to xxvi. 16.

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. d. 33/5

Contents

Fol. 12
A list of the minor lessons read on Mondays and Thursdays

beg. Numbers i. 1 to Deuteronomy xxxii. 18.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

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Contents

Masoretic fragment
Language(s): Hebrew
a. fol. 14
Masoretic chapter enumerating the cases in which ירד is used with על, and הלך with על

followed by כמל גמיע מא ינבגי כתאבתה פי אול ספר ואלה שמות ואלדי יתלו דלך מן מאסרה וכלף בן אשר ובן נפתלי וקרי וכת̇ פי אכרה;

b. fol. 14b
the סדרים of Exodus to xxvi. 31
c. fol. 15
the differences between ben-Asher and ben-Naftali on Exodus xviii. 1 to xxxix. 21

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. d. 33/7

Contents

Grammatical treatise
Language(s): Hebrew
a. (fol. 16)
fragment of an Arabic treatise on dagesh and some of the accents

ending תמת שרוט אלא̇ו̇י̇ה̇ ואלב̇ג̇ד̇כ̇פ̇ת̇;

b. (fol. 17)
on כֹּל and כָּל according to Ben Asher

Physical Description

Syr. squ. Rabb. char.; 4to, vellum, injured and stained.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

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Contents

Grammatical fragment in Arabic
Language(s): Judeo-Arabic
a.

(fol. 18) on verbs ל''ה;

b.

(fol. 19) on Hithpael and Hiphil forms, and quadrilateral roots.

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; small 4to, vellum, injured and stained.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

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Contents

Fol. 20
Fragment of a grammatical treatise in Arabic

on the plural and dual, on the particles, their use and meaning, on the gender of the substantive, and on the numerals.

On fol. 20b a chapter is headed באב פי אלכואדם אלדי יסמוהא חרוף, beg. איצ̇א. אעלם אן אלכואדם פיהא מא יתצל אלצ̇מאיר בה ופיהא מא לא יתצל בה צ̇מיר. ופיהא מא הו מן לגה תתצרף....

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

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Contents

Grammatical treatise in Arabic

as edited in the Petite Grammaire Hébraïque provenant de Yemen (Leipzig, 1891)

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic, Hebrew
a.

(fol. 37) p. 9, line 8, to the end of p. 12;

b.

(fol. 38) p. 16, l. 5 from below, to p. 20, l. 1;

c.

(fol. 39) p. 23, l. 8, to p. 26, l. 9; the end differs from the edition;

fol. 40b
Genesis i. 1 to 10 (ימים)

with vowel points and accents; injured.

Physical Description

Yemen Rabb. (fol. 40b large squ.) char.; 4to, paper, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

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Contents

Fol. 41
A fragment of the Yemen Grammar

published by M.J. Derenbourg in the Journal Asiatique of 1870, p. 385, line 5 from below, to the end of p. 389.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Yemen Rabb. char.; 4to, paper, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. d. 33/12

Contents

Fol. 42
Arabic treatise on the order of the Pentateuch lessons
Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

Yemen Rabb. char.; 4to, paper, injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. d. 33/13

Contents

Fol. 44
Masoretic fragment

enumerating the words ending in תי, צל, etc.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. d. 33/14

Contents

Fol. 45
Dictionary to the Bible

beginning וכל גוק ישראל אלי אן אנתהו אלי חד מואב ותם אחתאגו אלי אלמא וחפרו אלביר אלתי נשרו עליהא אלשירה, followed by the explanation of אשד to אשמן.

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. d. 33/15

Contents

An Arabic vocabulary
Language(s): Judeo-Arabic
a.

(fol. 49) to Ezra v. 16 (אושיא) to Nehemiah iii. 12;

b.

(fol. 50) to Deuteronomy vii. 26 to xiii. 18;

c.

(fol. 51) to Joshua viii. 13 to xxii. 8;

d.

(fol. 52) to 2 Samuel v. 20 to xxiv. 22;

e.

(fol. 55b) to Ezekiel i. 1 to xii. 2;

f.

(fol. 59) to Ezekiel xvi. 4 to xvii. 3.

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. d. 33/16

Contents

An Arabic vocabulary
Language(s): Judeo-Arabic
a.

(fol. 60) to Exodus i. 13 to ix. 8;

b.

(fol. 61) to Exodus xxvi. 1 to xxviii. 20.

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. d. 33/17

Contents

Fol. 62
An Arabic vocabulary to Lamentations iii. 38 to v. 1
Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

Syr. Rabb. char.; oblong, vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. d. 33/18

Contents

Fol. 63
An Arabic vocabulary to Psalms xii. 2 to xxii. 13
Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. d. 33/19

Contents

Fol. 64
An Arabic vocabulary to Numbers xvii. 3 to xviii. 19
Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

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

History

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Contents

Fol. 65
An Arabic vocabulary to the Mishnah, דמאי vi. 11 to end, followed by כלאים and שביעית to v. 4.
Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. d. 33/21

Contents

Fragment of Abu 'l-Walid ’s book of roots
Language(s): Judeo-Arabic, Hebrew
a.

(fol. 67) כרה col. 331, line 31 (ושרא) to כתב col. 334, line 30 (נכתב) of the Oxford edition;

b.

(fol. 68) לחם col. 351, line 11 to למד col. 353, line 26 (כעגל לא).

Physical Description

Syr. curs. char.; fol., vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

MS. Heb. d. 33/22

Contents

Fragment of Abu'l-Walid ’s book of roots
Language(s): Judeo-Arabic, Hebrew
a.

(fol. 69) סכך col. 481, line 4 (ולא אסתלחקנאה) to סלל col. 483, line 25 (הסוללות);

b.

(fol. 70) עבר col. 499, line 22 (ואחרקה) to עגב col. 502, line 4 (ועוגבי לקול), with some variations.

Physical Description

Syr. squ. Rabb. char.; fol., vellum, stained and injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

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

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