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MS. Heb. d. 49

Physical Description

Ff. 48.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from Wertheimer, 1892 (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. 2615.

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MS. Heb. d. 49/1

Contents

Numbers

vii. 43 (אחת) to 65 (השלמים), with vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from Wertheimer, 1892 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. d. 49/2

Contents

Fol. 3
Numbers

xxvi. 7 (שלשה) to 18 (אלה), with vowel points, accents, and the lesser Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Yemen squ. char.; 4to, vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from Wertheimer, 1892 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. d. 49/3

Contents

1 Samuel

With superlinear punctuation.

Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 4) ii. 30 (ביתך) to vi. 13 (חטים)

b.

(fol. 6) ix. 26 (ויקם) to xvii. 21

Physical Description

Yemen squ. char.; 4to, vellum, partly obliterated.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from Wertheimer, 1892 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. d. 49/4

Contents

Biblical fragments

With vowel points, accents, the lesser, and partly the great Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew
α.
Samuel
a.

(fol. 11) I. v. 9 (מאד) to vi. 18 (הפרזי)

b.

(fol. 12) ix. 11 (במעלה) to x. 6 (רוח), on the margin (by a later hand), Leviticus xiii. 1 to 4

c.

(fol. 13) II. xxii. 33 to xxiii. 16 (בית)

β. fol. 14
1 Kings

ii. 22 (ולמה) to end of ii

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; 2 coll., 4to, vellum, some obliterated.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from Wertheimer, 1892 (from the Genizah).

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Contents

Biblical fragments

Each verse is followed by the Targum, with superlinear punctuation for text and Targum.

Language(s): Hebrew, Aramaic
α.
Jeremiah
a.

(fol. 15) Jeremiah xxviii. 1 (בראשית) to xxix. 8

b.

(fol. 16) Jeremiah xxxvi. 3 (אשר) to 26

β.
Ezekiel with Targum (fol. 17) Ezekiel xvi. 20, Targum קדמי כנישתא, to xvii. 15 (אלה)

Physical Description

Yemen Rabb. char.; small fol., vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from Wertheimer, 1892 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. d. 49/6

Contents

Fol. 19
Obadiah 10 (יעקב) to Jonah i. 14 (הזה)

with vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; 2 coll., 4to, vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from Wertheimer, 1892 (from the Genizah).

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Contents

Fol. 20
Haggai i. 10 (כלאו) to Zechariah ii. 4 (ארץ יהודה)

with vowel points, accents, and the lesser Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Greco-Germ. squ. char.; 2 coll., 4to, vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from Wertheimer, 1892 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. d. 49/8

Contents

Psalms

With vowel points, accents, and the lesser Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 21) xxxvi to xxxvii. 32

b.

(fol. 22) xlviii. 8 to l. 14

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; 4to, vellum, written in hemistichs.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from Wertheimer, 1892 (from the Genizah).

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Contents

Fol. 23
Psalms

xciv. (MS. xciii) 22 (יהוה) to cii. (MS. ci) 19, with vowel points, accents, and the lesser Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; 2 coll., 4to, vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from Wertheimer, 1892 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. d. 49/10

Contents

Fol. 24
Psalms

civ. 24 to cvi. 4, with vowel points, accents, and both Masorahs.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; 8vo oblong, vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from Wertheimer, 1892 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. d. 49/11

Contents

Fol. 26
Proverbs

xxix. 15 (ונער) to xxx. 27, with vowel points and accents.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; 4to, vellum, written in hemistichs.

History

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Contents

Fol. 27
Ecclesiastes

viii. 16 (חכמה) to xii. 7 (והרוח), with vowel points and accents; blanks, but not at the beginning of the chapters.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Span. squ. char.; 2 coll., 4to, vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from Wertheimer, 1892 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. d. 49/13

Contents

Fol. 29
Lamentations

ii. 7 (הסגיר) to iv. 7 (משלג), with vowel points, accents, and the lesser Masorah; blanks between the verses, and larger ones between the chapters.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from Wertheimer, 1892 (from the Genizah).

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Contents

Esther; Liturgical
Language(s): Hebrew
a. (fol. 33)
Esther ix. 28 to end

with vowel points and accents.

At end חזק ונתחזקה ב̇ ה̇ ל̇ כ̇ ו̇ א̇ ע̇ י̇: אני שבתי בריבי אליא מכרתי החומש עם חמש מגלותיו ל ר̇ מיכ[אל] שטפילש שהוא ממקום אטליא מ .... בשלשה דינרים כירַטַא שיולי[ך] אותו לבן אחיו מ̇ יהודה בן מ̇ שבתי המקום יזכהו ללמוד א... injured

b. (fol. 33b)
liturgy for wedding

beg. נשמת and ברכות

fol. 34b blank.

Physical Description

Greco-Ital. squ. curs. char.; 2 coll., 4to, vellum.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from Wertheimer, 1892 (from the Genizah).

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Contents

2 Chronicles

With vowel points, accents, and the lesser Masorah.

Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 35) xxi. 2 (ויחיאל) to 19 (וכעת)

b.

(fol. 36) xxvii. 7 (הנם) to xxviii. 15 (בשמות)

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from Wertheimer, 1892 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. d. 49/16

Contents

[מגלת בני חשמונאי], in Aramaic

With vowel points, accents, and division in verses (see Jewish Quarterly Review, vol. vi. p. 570 sqq.)

Language(s): Aramaic
a.

(fol. 37) ותקע to ואף (ed. Jellinek, vv. 26 to 37; ed. Gaster, 24 to 35)

b.

(fol. 38) ואף מן vv. 58 (G. 48) to 68 (G. 60)

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; 2 coll., 8vo, vellum, slightly injured.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from Wertheimer, 1892 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. d. 49/17

Contents

Haftaroth
Language(s): Hebrew, Aramaic
a.

(fol. 39) for section כי תבא, beg. with end of the Targum of Joshua viii. 32, continuing with Hebrew text, and after each verse the Targum

b.

(fol. 42) for section נצבים, Joshua xxiv incomplete, fin. with the Hebrew text אם את (ver. 15).

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from Wertheimer, 1892 (from the Genizah).

MS. Heb. d. 49/18

Contents

Haftaroth

according to the triennial rite (see No. 2603, 19)

Both Haftaroth have only the beg. of the verses of the Hebrew text, but the Targum completely, with vowel points for the Targum.is headed ואל שדי יתן בירמיה.

Language(s): Aramaic, Hebrew
a.

(fol. 45) Targum of Isaiah (the Hebrew only indicated) li to ver. 6 (beg. missing), for Seder את אלהים אני ירא (Gen. xlii. 18)

b.

(fol. 45b) Jeremiah xlii. 12 to 16 (incomplete), for Seder ואל שדי (Gen. xliii. 14)

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from Wertheimer, 1892 (from the Genizah).

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Contents

Fol. 46
From a Karaitic prayer-book ?

Beg. missing, Isaiah xxii. 20 (וקראתי) to 24. Next comes Jeremiah li. 50 and 51, followed by lii. 1 to 11 (בבלה), incomplete, headed מחזונה בירמיה, probably from a Karaitic prayer-book.

The texts are provided with vowel points and accents; the letters רפי are provided with a line above.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from Wertheimer, 1892 (from the Genizah).

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Contents

Targum Onkelos
Language(s): Aramaic
a.

(fol. 47) Gen. vi. 18 to vii. 15

b.

(fol. 48) Gen. ix. 5 to 23 (כתפתהון)

Physical Description

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from Wertheimer, 1892 (from the Genizah).

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