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MS. Heb. d. 54

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Ff. 91.

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From the Genizah, 1892.

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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. 2671.

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Jerusalem Talmud, tractate מועד קטן

beg. הכלאים (ed. Krotoschin, fol. 80b, l. 7 from below) to ושאינה (ed. fol. 80c, l. 43).

Language(s): Hebrew

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

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ספרא
Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 2) אחרי מות, ii. 8 להינתן (ed. Weiss, fol. 81b, l. 1) to iii. 6 למעלן (ed. fol. 81c, l. 10);

b.

(fol. 3) vi. 1 to 10 כשרים לאחר (ed. fol. 83d, l. 5 from below);

c.

(fol. 4) viii. 1. 3 וחכמים (ed. fol. 84c, l. 9) to xiv. 6. 4 מיכן אמרו (ed. fol. 88a, l. 1; fol. 85d, 3 to 15 not in the MS.);

d.

(fol. 9) ibid. ר̇ אליעזר (ed. fol. 88a, l. 1) to xvi. 2. 9 את אחיך (ed. 89a, l. 4 from below).

Physical Description

Syr. squ. char.; 4to, vellum, last leaf stained.

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Fol. 11
Babylonian Talmud סוכה

beg. ובראש (fol. 33, l. 8) to והכוסבר (fol. 39b, l. 6). Many variations.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

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Fol. 17
Babylonian Talmud ביצה

beg. מכבדין (fol. 22b Mishnah) to מתניתא (fol. 26b, l. 13). At the end of ii, חזק רבי מנחם בר רבי.

Language(s): Hebrew

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Fol. 25
הלכות גדולות, on שבת

beg. לתוך הרחים שלמים אילא כדי שיטחנו מבעוד יום ואסור להשקות את הזרעים על ידי גוי בשבת בית שמאי אומ̇ אין פורסין (ed. Venice, fol. 16d, l. 6 from below to the end of the second chapter).

Followed (fol. 26b) by הלכות חנוכה (ed. fol. 25b) to לא צריך ואו (ed. l. 15). Some variations.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

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Fol. 27
An Arabic commentary on Leviticus xi in connexion with Deuteronomy xiv

The first full section begins as follows: אעלמו אן קו̇ אלעלאמאת אלמכתובה מוגודה פי אלחיואן אלתי נסבת אליה פי צגרה וכברה ליס הו כ̇ק̇ לאן אלאגתראר אלמדכור פי אלכתאב לא יכון מן צגיר אלבהאים מנד ולאדתה.

Other opinions are reported anonymously, introduced by expressions such as וקאל בעץ̇ אלקאילין, וקד אכתלף הולא פקאל, וקאל בעצ̇הם, וקאל אכרון, וקד קאל דלך אלרגל.

On fol. 31b the polemic is perhaps against Seadiah Gaon.

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

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

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An Arabic treatise on matters concerning the three בבא
Language(s): Judeo-Arabic
a.

(fol. 35) chap. vii incomplete, sections are headed וגה, ends with § 30; chap. viii is headed ואלפצל אלתאמן אלקול פי קום מכצוצין חדר אלשרע שרא אשיא מכצוצה מנהם; chap. ix is headed אלקול פי וצף מא חדר אלשרע ביעה אלא לאמור מכצוצה... אלאול ספר תורה אן לא תבאע אלא לאחד אמרין, ending with § 4 incomplete;

b.

(fol. 42) chap. iii, beg. missing, iv beg. ואלפצל אלראבע אלקול פי מא יסתג̇ני פיה מן אלעקוד ואלחקוק ען אלקנין. On fol. 44 the author says פקד דכרנאה פי כתאבנא פי אלהבה; lacuna between ff. 44 and 45. Ends (fol. 45) ואלהלכה פי דלך כקול רב יוסף לא כקול רבה לקו̇ והילכתא ... דרב יוסף בשדה קנין ומחצה. כמל אלכתאב וללה אלחמד...;

c.

(fol. 46) chiefly on בבא מציעא. Specimen (fol. 52b): on iii. 6 המפקיד פירות ... אבידה לבעליו וכדלך אן כאנת אלודיעה שי יחרוס אלדין מן וקת אלי וקת מתל חמץ̇ בפסח פיגב ביעהא.

Physical Description

All three Syr. squ. Rabb. char., in three hands; a, b, 4to, c 8vo, vellum.

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Fol. 54
Arabic commentary on Babylonian Talmud חולין

chap. גיד הנשה (probably part of No. 2680, 8).

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

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

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Fol. 58
An Arabic treatise on the Sabbath and feast-days

beg. missing; ends ולא פרק פי דלך בין אלסבת ואלעיד אכתר מן אלסקילה ואלכרת. וקד תקלו פי דלך נהאיה אלתתקיל וחרמו טפי אלנאר פי אלמועד.

Language(s): Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

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

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Fol. 64
הלכות

beg. missing, ends (fol. 65) ולא חיישינן אי נגע עם הארץ חבירו ומשום הכי טמאין. כיון דאמר ליה לכו ... סמכא דעתיהו. דבה היא אורחא...: סליק אין דורשי[ן].

Fol. 65b, headed יום טוב, end (5th line) וממנה מחלקין לכל בני הסעודה. סליק פירקא. Next comes a chapter beg. שמי אמ̇ רב נחמ̇ הכי.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

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Fol. 66
Maimomdes' Mishneh Thorah, ה̇ מכירה

ii. 2 (וכן אם) to iii. 5 (באונס).

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

Syr. squ. Rabb. char.; 4to, paper.

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Alfasi on יומא
Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 68b) beg. יום הכפורים (Mishnah viii. 1);

b.

(fol. 69) from על לא תעשה to רב יהודה באותו (Mishnah viii. 8).

Physical Description

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

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Contents

Mishnah יבמות, with Maimonides' Arabic commentary
Language(s): Hebrew, Judeo-Arabic
a.

(fol. 70) בפרוטה (v. 1) to ליבמה אחת (v. 7);

b.

(fol. 71) אלי נוע (vii. 4) to ועבדיהם (viii. 1).

Physical Description

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

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Fol. 72
Commentary on Babylonian Talmud פסחים

ff. 101b, 102a, and 103.

Language(s): Hebrew

Physical Description

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

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Alfasi on מגלה
Language(s): Hebrew
a.

(fol. 74) i. 1 from להעמיד דתותיהן (ed. מעמידין דתיהם) to שאף הן היו באתו;

b.

(fol. 76) i. 3 from מלאכה לא קיבלו to ולא עבדי אחשורוש.

Physical Description

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

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Fol. 78
Alfasi on מועד קטן

iii. 5 from שואל בשלום אחרים to the last Mishnah ending at רבים מתעסקים בו. Arabic glosses on the margins.

Language(s): Hebrew, Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

Syr. curs. Rabb. char.; 8vo, paper, injured.

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Fol. 88
Mishnah אבות, with Maimonides' Arabic commentary

ii. 14 (אל תהי נח) to iii. 5, incomplete.

Language(s): Hebrew, Judeo-Arabic

Physical Description

Span. Rabb. char.; 8vo, paper.

History

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