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[Dirge for the Ninth of Av] : manuscript.

Standardized Title:
Kinot.
Other Title:
Ten Martyrs
Ḳinot for the Ninth of Av
Ḳinot for Tishʹah be-Av
Publication:
[Orient, 12th century-13th century?]
Format/Description:
Book
2 fols. : consecutive, nearly complete; 2 hands(?).
Paper 13 X 9.4 cm material applied: black ink ruling method: columns: lines: 15 (1r-v), 11 (2r), 12 (2v).
Subjects:
Kinot.
Ninth of Av -- Liturgy -- Texts.
Judaism -- Liturgy -- Texts.
Ten commandments.
Jewish martyrs.
Language:
Hebrew. Hebrew Oriental semi-square semi-cursive.
Notes:
Fol. 1 contains 3 strophes per side; fol. 2 copied in a larger semi-cursive, disrupting graphic arrangement of verses and containing only 2 strophes; exceeding words on both fols. placed vertically in margins.
Under the heading heading על זאת אספדה, a complete version of a Kinah on the Ten Martyrs, אבכה במר נפש ואקוננה, ten strophes of four verses.
Verses 1, 3 are alphabetized (in the final 2 strophes, verses 1, 2, 3), verse 3 contains an allusion to one of the Ten Commandments (except for strophe 6), verse 4 alternates ובכיתי על הריגת\ וקוננתני על הריגת, followed by the name of the martyr.
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. 256
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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