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[Part of Ibn Gabirol's Diṿan] : manuscript.

Author/Creator:
Ibn Gabirol, active 11th century.
Publication:
[Orient, 12th century-13th century?]
Format/Description:
Book
2 fols. : non-consecutive; damaged, faded.
X cm material applied: black ink ruling method: columns: lines: 18, 22.
Subjects:
Hebrew poetry, Medieval.
Language:
Hebrew. Hebrew Oriental semi-cursive vocalization (Tiberian).
Notes:
In poems with short verses (A and E) each verse starts a new line. In the poems with longer verses, the exceeding words are centered in the next line. The two halves of each verse end with a period. Fol. 2 recto has a catchword, indicating that it is the last folio of the fascicle.
Fol. 1. A. The last 23 verses of לכה רעי ורע המאורים, (Davidson, TMHP 936ל), in the anthology of Ibn Gabirol's Poems Shire Shelomo published by Bialik and Ravnitsky, vol. III 1927 no. 25. Only a minority of the verses here match the printed version, and these are in a different order.
C. Under the heading ולה איצא פי אלתזהד, the first line of אם תאהב להיות באנשי חלד (TMHP 5498א; Brody-Schirmann no. 76).
Fol. 2. D. The latter part of ניחר בקראי גרוני, composed as the author left Saragosa (Davidson, TMHP 429נ; Brody-Schirmann no. 122). This folio starts at verse 32.
The first 17 lines of נפש אשר עלו שאוניה (TMHP 429נ; Brody-Schirmann no. 122).
From the same ms., the folio that follows fol. 1, and the folio that precedes fol. 2 are both in Philadelphia, Halper catalogue no. 313.
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:
B. Under the heading קאל פי תזהד ואלקועה. The short poem מה תפחדי] נפשי] (Davidson, Thesaurus of Medieval Hebrew poetry, 644מ; Solomon ibn Gabirol: Secular Poems, ed. Brody and Schirmann: Shire ha-ḥol / Shelomoh Ibn-Gabirol ; Heinrich Brody, Jefim Schirmann [eds.]. Yerushalayim : Shoḳen, 1974, no. 202). This ethical Poem, and the following one, on the same topic, appear in the same sequence in ms. Moscow, Ginzburg Collection 315 p. 198 verso.
Brody-Schirmann , n. 76, 122, 202.
RAR MS, no. 85.126.27
IMHM, no. F 38400 (NS30?)
Contributor:
Cairo Genizah Collection (University of Pennsylvania. Center for Advanced Judaic Studies. Library).
Contained In:
Cairo Genizah Collection
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