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[Azharah] : manuscript.

Author/Creator:
Ibn Gabirol, active 11th century.
Standardized Title:
Azharot. Selections
Other Title:
Maḥzor, Shavuʹot
Maḥazor le-Shavuʹot
Publication:
[Orient, 12th century-14th century?]
Format/Description:
Book
3 fols. (Halper 255, 1 fol.; Halper 256, 2 fols.) : non-consecutive, complete; lacuna between Halper 255 and 256.
Paper 22 X 15.5 cm material applied: black ink ruling method: left rule justified by stretching last character; exceeding words cramped into left margin, or copied upwards columns: 2 lines: 19.
Subjects:
Azharot.
Piyutim.
Jewish religious poetry, Hebrew.
Judaism -- Liturgy -- Texts.
Shavuot -- Liturgy -- Texts.
Commandments, Six hundred and thirteen.
Language:
Hebrew. Hebrew Oriental square.
Notes:
Strophe endings (every second verse, rhymed ים-) denoted by a sof pasuḳ; catchword at end (bottom left verso?) of each fol.
No. 255 recto contains the last 16 verses of Ibn Gabirol's Azharah שמור לבי (Davidson, Thesaurus of Medieval Hebrew poetry. New York : JTS, 1924, 1482ש) on the positive commandments, parallel to, in the published edition D. Yarden: Shire ha-ḳodesh le-Rabi Shemuʹel Ibn Gabirol / Dov Yarden [ed.]. Jerusalem, 1971-1973, p. 412-413, ll. 167-182.
255 verso: under the heading מצות לא תעשה, the beginning of Ibn Gabirol’s Azharah בצל שדי אחסה (TMHP 1278ב) on the negative commandments, ibid, pp. 414-415, ll. 1-17. No. 256 contains ibid pp. 418-424 ll. 55-130.
Another folio from the same ms. containing ll. 250-289 of the latter Azarah, is found in Cambridge, TS NS 199.34
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).
Lederer.
Amram.
Cited in:
Halper, no. 255
Halper, no. 256
IMHM, no. F38399
Contributor:
Cairo Genizah Collection (University of Pennsylvania. Center for Advanced Judaic Studies. Library).
Cairo Genizah Collection (University of Pennsylvania. Center for Advanced Judaic Studies. Library).
Contained In:
Cairo Genizah Collection
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