[Part of a collection of piyutim for Rosh ḥodesh] : manuscript.

Other Title:
Yotser for Shabbat Rosh ḥodesh
[Orient, 11th century-13th century?]
2 fols. : consecutive, complete.
Paper 14.3 X 10.2 cm material applied: black ink ruling method: columns: 1 lines: 22-23.
Rosh Hodesh -- Liturgy -- Texts.
Hebrew and Judeo-Arabic. Hebrew Oriental semi-square.
Verse endings denoted by a punctus, strophe endings by a semi-alef.
Fol. 1r 1: A. The end (verses ז-ל) of a yotser for Sabbath Rosh Ḥodesh, the refrain starts יום שבת [וראש] חדש, and forms the acrostic signature יוסף. Three verses per strophe, the first two are alphabetical, the third is from Psalms. Ends זכר חסדו ואמונתו.
Fol. 1r 10: B. Ofan אוחו שני ימים, five strophes of three verses (א-ס). The refrain starts יריח ומנוח, and forms the acrostic signature יצחק.
C. Meʾorah ענוגה וראש חודש יחד. Four rhymed verses, three alphabetical (ע-צ) and the fourth, biblical.
D. Ahavah קצים ורגעים מונים ומעברים. Five rhymed verses, four alphabetical (ק-ת) and the fifth, biblical.
Fol. 1v 14-2v: E. Zulat אברך לשוכן שמי גבוהים. Eight strophes of four verses (three alphabetical and the fourth, biblical), each is incantated into the refrain that follows. There is a different refrain for each strophe, two verses, the second of which is biblical, from the theme chapter, Ezekiel XLVI. They form the acrostic signature יוסף.
F. Mi kamokhah מי כמוך עוזר עם קודש, four verses by ʹAmram he-Ḥaver.
G. Adonai malkenu הננו אתאנו לפניך במילולינו, four verses by ʹAmram he-Ḥaver. The remainder of the page is blank, as this is the end of the series.
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).
Cited in:
Halper, no. 284
IMHM, no. F38399
ʹAmram, he-Ḥaver, 10th cent.
Cairo Genizah Collection (University of Pennsylvania. Center for Advanced Judaic Studies. Library).
Contained In:
Cairo Genizah Collection
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