A catalogue of Cairo Genizah fragments at the Bodleian Libraries

MS. Heb. b. 1

Physical Description

Ff. 22.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1890 (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. 2673.

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Contents

Fol. 1
Babylonian Talmud ברכות

from שנ̇ לפתח חטאת רובץ (fol. 61, l. 3 from below) to 62b, obliterated.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; fol., vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1890 (from the Genizah).

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Contents

Fol. 2
Babylonian Talmud תענית

from בזמן (fol. 17, l. 3 from below) to מה אעשה שאתה (fol. 19, l. 15 from below).

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; fol., vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1890 (from the Genizah).

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Contents

Fol. 3
Babylonian Talmud תענית

from לגביה אזל בתריה (fol. 22, l. 13) to עד כמה (fol. 23, l. 12 from below).

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; fol., vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1890 (from the Genizah).

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Fol. 4
Babylonian Talmud יומא

from beginning to דהא תנן (fol. 3, l. 2).

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; fol., vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1890 (from the Genizah).

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Contents

Fol. 5
Babylonian Talmud יומא

from חזיתיה (fol. 78, l. 12) to יתירה (fol. 79b, l. 10 from below).

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; fol., vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1890 (from the Genizah).

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Contents

הלכות גדולות
Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 6) from בין חייבי כריתות (ed. Venice, fol. 55, col. 4, l. 19 from below) to צרה קיימא (fol. 56, col. 3, l. 7 from below);

b.

(fol. 7) from אח חדש כונס (fol. 58, col. 1, l. 4 from below) to הוה אמ̇ שם (fol. 59, col. 1, l. 8).

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; fol., vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1890 (from the Genizah).

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Contents

Babylonian Talmud קידושין

partly obliterated.

Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 8) from סכנתין (fol. 29b , l. 14 from below) to יושב (fol. 31b, l. 3 from below);

b.

(fol. 9) from הדר (fol. 43, l. 14) to התם (fol. 45b, last line);

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; fol., vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1890 (from the Genizah).

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Babylonian Talmud כריתות

Written in A.D. 1123 as stated by the colophon at end:

וסליקא מסכתא דכריתות בסייעתא דמרי שמיא. אדר א̇ ד̇ תֿתֿפֿגֿ לעולם. אלף נֿהֿ לחורבן אלף תֿלֿדֿ לשטרות. לכבוד גדולת קדושת הדרת יקרת צפירת עטרת תפארת כליל וכותרת מר̇ ורב̇ נסים. תפארת עם עמוסים. יברכהו מושיע חוסים. יגדלהו בכבוד בעושר ובנכסים. יצליחהו בכל מעשים. יצילהו מיד שוסים. ימלטהו מכף נוגשׂים ושרי מסים. וצריו תחת כפות רגליו יהיו מעוסים. וקמיו דרוכים רפושים רמוסים. בן כבוד גדולת קדושת הדרת יקרת צפירת עטרת תפארת נזר וכותרת מרנא ורבנא סעדיה רוחו ונשמתו בעדן גן אלהים יניח. אמן נ̇ס̇ וכתב יוסף קטן הסופרים ביר̇ שמואל ביר̇ אפרים נ̇ן̇ מהר נפוסה.

See the edition by S. Schechter and S. Singer (Cambridge, 1896).

Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 10) from קרבן (fol. 4b, l. 4) to כאחד (fol. 6, l. 31);

b.

(fol. 12) from ואחת (fol. 18, l. 17) to end.

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; fol., vellum.

History

Origin: 1123

Scribe: Joseph b. Samuel b. Ephraim.

Provenance and Acquisition

Ownwer: Nissim b. Seadiah.

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1890 (from the Genizah).

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Babylonian Talmud עבודה זרה
Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 21) from זרה מהו (fol. 52, l. 37) to אידי (fol. 53b, l. 10);

b.

(fol. 22) from אסור (fol. 55, last line) to כי האי (fol. 58, l. 4).

Physical Description

Italian squ. char.; fol., vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1890 (from the Genizah).

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