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[Maḥazor for Hoshaʹna raba, Shemini ʹatseret, ʹSimḥat Torah] : manuscript.

Standardized Title:
Maḥzor. Sukkot.
Other Title:
Collection of piyuytim and prayers for Hoshana Rabbba, Shemini Atzeret, Simḥat Torah
Publication:
[Orient, 12th century-14th century?]
Format/Description:
Book
9 fols. : consecutive, complete; fraying, loss, along bottom edge of fol. ?.
Paper 5 X 12.5 cm material applied: black ink ruling method: columns: 1 lines: 4-5.
Subjects:
Sukkot -- Liturgy -- Texts.
Hoshana Rabba -- Liturgy -- Texts.
Simḥat Torah -- Liturgy -- Texts.
Judaism -- Liturgy -- Texts.
Mahzorim -- Texts.
Prayer -- Judaism -- Early works to 1800.
Piyutim.
Shemini Atzeret -- Liturgy -- Texts.
Language:
Hebrew and Judeo-Arabic. Hebrew Oriental semi-square.
Notes:
Verse endings denoted by a punctus.
The first title page bears the inscription, in large, bold characters: חלפון, and instructions in Judeo-Arabic on the verso. The next title page bears two titles: פזאמין [ליו]ם ערבה and פזאמין ללהושענה.
Fols. 3-4 are fragments from the end of the Hoshanah service of Hoshana Rabba (here: יום ערבה), concluding with the headline of the following segment צלוה שמיני עצרת. Fols. 5-7 recto include the central Blessing from the ʻAmidah for Musaf of Shemini Atseret.
This version assumes the possibility of the Festival occurring on Sabbath, as the day mentioned here is יום המנוח הזה ויום שמיני עצרת הזה and the Mussaf sacrifice mentioned includes that of Sabbath.
Fols. 7 verso-9 contain an expanded version of the daily Blessing on the Torah אשר נתן לנו, the supplement startsאשר בגלל אבות בנים גידל (Thesaurus of Medieval Hebrew poetry / Israel Davidson. New York, JTS, 1924, 8188א; Goldschmidt, Maḥazor Sukot, Shemini ʾatseret ṿe-Śimrhat Torah / Ernst Daniel Goldschmidt [ed.]. Jerusalem : Koren, 1981, p. 471), an alphabetic acrostic, for Sim.hat Torah.
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.
Ḥalfon.
Cited in:
Halper, no. 251
IMHM, no. F38399
Contributor:
Ḥalfon. , Owner
Cairo Genizah Collection (University of Pennsylvania. Center for Advanced Judaic Studies. Library).
Contains:
Maḥzor. Shemini ʹatseret.
Maḥzor. Simḥat Torah.
Contained In:
Cairo Genizah Collection
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