[Dirges for the Ninth of Av] : manuscript.

Ibn Ezra, Abraham ben Meïr, 1089-1164. , Attributed name
Other Title:
Seliḥot le-Tishʹah be-Av
[Orient, 12th century-13th century?]
2 fols. (bifolium: recto=1r|2v; verso=2r|1v): consecutive, complete; tearing.
Paper 11.5 X 7.7 cm material applied: black ink ruling method: left rule justified by downward slanting of exceeding word columns: 1 lines: 16-18.
Ninth of Av -- Liturgy -- Texts.
Judaism -- Liturgy -- Texts.
Hebrew and Judeo-Arabic. Hebrew Oriental square.
In poem A, verse endings denoted by a punctus; in poem B this is unnecessary, as each verse starts a new line.
Fol. 1 recto contains the last two and one-half strophes (מ-ה) of אמרנו נגזרנו מתגרת לוחצינו (the refrain isאכלונו כילונו והשמו מעוננו). Also found in Cambridge TS NS 325.192, where it is attributed in the heading to Abraham ibn Ezra.
B. From the top of the verso to the end of fol. 2, under the heading stating that the following ḳinah commemorates the destruction of the communities of Maghreb ולה רצׄי אללה ענה נדב עלי אהל אלמגרב, starts איך נחרב המערב. The refrain: עיני עיני יורדה מים.
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. 316
IMHM, no. f38400
Publications about:
The bifolium contains all of the first paragraph, dedicated to the community of Draa (29 verses rhymed לה-), and the first verses of the next paragraph, dedicated to the communities of Sujulmassa, Cueta, Mekhnes and Aghmat. Published from this source by Jefim Schirman, Ḳovets ʻal yad, 1939, Sidrah ḥadashah, 1939, pp. 31-35.
Cairo Genizah Collection (University of Pennsylvania. Center for Advanced Judaic Studies. Library).
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Cairo Genizah Collection
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