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[Dirges, part of a funeral service] : manuscript.

Standardized Title:
Zidduk ha-din.
Other Title:
Kinot
Poetic eulogies
Aftarot
Tsiduḳ ha-din
Publication:
[Orient, 12th century-14th century?]
Format/Description:
Book
1 fol. : nearly complete; lower half of verso is blank.
Paper 18.4 X 13.7 cm material applied: black ink ruling method: recto has 14 lines of writing, covering most of the page; verso contains 21 lines of varying density, covering the upper half of the page, the rest is blank. columns: 1 lines: 14 (recto), 21 (verso).
Subjects:
Jewish mourning customs.
Judaism -- Liturgy -- Texts.
Dirges.
Eulogies.
Funeral rites and ceremonies, Jewish.
Language:
Hebrew and Judeo-Arabic. Hebrew Oriental semi-cursive.
Notes:
Recto contains a dirge under the heading צידוק הדין. It is divided into four paragraphs, the first one starts איכה ארוכה ממלוכה. The recurrent theme is "night"; erasures and addenda in the margins.
This may be a copy.
Verso contains another dirge by Judah ha-Kohen, under the headingצדוק הדין לרבי יהודה הכהן הרב הגדול ז״ל. A complete alphabetic acrostic, that starts אתן צדק לפועל כל יצור.
Four rhyming verses per strophe, the last of which is biblical, and shorter than the rest.
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).
Amram.
Cited in:
Halper, no. 220
IMHM, no. F38399
Contributor:
Yehudah, ha-Kohen, Rosh ha-seder, 11th cent.
Cairo Genizah Collection (University of Pennsylvania. Center for Advanced Judaic Studies. Library).
Contained In:
Cairo Genizah Collection
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