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[Ethical will] : manuscript.

Other Title:
Tsaṿaʾah
Publication:
[Byzantium, 13th century-14th century?]
Format/Description:
Book
2 fols. (bifolium: recto=1r|2v; verso=2r|1v):) : complete, attached (forming outer sheet of fasc. [Halper]); damage.
Paper 20.4 X 14.3 cm material applied: black ink ruling method: columns: 1 lines: 25-26.
Subjects:
Wills, Ethical.
Charity -- Early works to 1800.
Ethics, Jewish -- Early works to 1800.
Rabbinical literature.
Language:
Hebrew. Hebrew Byzantine semi-cursive.
Notes:
Text breaks denoted by a punctus, plus 2-5 spaces.
The fragment contains an essay on the merits of charity. The author often opens a paragraph with the address: בניי. The author relies heavily on Talmudic and Midrashic texts, introduced as א[מרו] חז"ל, or נמצא באגדה.
Forms part of: Cairo Genizah Collection.
Penn Provenance:
Cairo Genizah Collection (University of Pennsylvania. Center for Advanced Judaic Studies. Library).
Cairo Genizah Collection (Dropsie College. Library).
Adler.
Cited in:
Halper, no. 119
IMHM, no. F38399
Contributor:
Cairo Genizah Collection (University of Pennsylvania. Center for Advanced Judaic Studies. Library).
Contained In:
Cairo Genizah Collection
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