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[Maʻamadot prayers for Sunday and Thursday] : manuscript.

Other Title:
Maʾamadot
Supplicatory prayer
Baḳashah
Publication:
[Orient, 12th century-13th century?]
Format/Description:
Book
2 fols. (bifolium: recto=1r|2v; verso=2r|1v): non-consecutive, nearly complete; fol. 1r is blank.
Paper 18.2 X 12.4 cm material applied: black ink ruling method: columns: 1 lines: 14-15.
Subjects:
Judaism -- Liturgy -- Texts.
Prayer -- Judaism.
Language:
Hebrew and Judeo-Arabic. Hebrew Oriental semi-cursive vocalization (Tiberian).
Notes:
Not: Halper 206; Halper 206 is one of the thirty fragments that David Werner Amram donated to the University of Pennsylvania (Halper 1924:98, n. 206, with siglum [U. P.]); this fragment is in CAJS Box 3, following Halper 205; Halper 206 is housed in UP Box, transferred to CAJS from VP/Lea on 02032004 [SJ].
Fully vocalized; text begins on 1v.
Under the Judeo-Arabic heading בשרח, the beginning of a prayer that appears to be the format, and style of the weekly Maʹamadot prayers (Igrot ShadaL / Samuel Davide Luzzatto, Cracow 1891, p. 884-888). This genre is also the basis for Saʻadia's first Bakashah (Sidur Rav Seʾadyah Gaʹon / Israel Davidson [ed.]. Jerusalem : Meḳitse nirdamim, 1963, p.47-63).
These start with the same phrase אתה הוא יי׳ לבדך, as does the beginning of the prayer in fol. 1 here. Fol. 1 contains general praise of God, which is characteristic of the format of the Sunday Maʻamad.
Fol. 2 deals with the formation of creatures from the sea, which is characteristic of Thursday's Maʹamad.
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:
RAR MS GF no. 206
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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