Cairo Genizah : Minute fragments; responsa; Bible commentary; theology; treatise; philosophy; letter; halaḵa; Bible translation; uniden...

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>47 minute fragments (1 vellum; 46 paper), of which one is probably part of a responsum (row 1, no. 1); one comprises a commentary on Exodus 20 (row 2, no. 1); one contains unidentified Arabic script on recto and a commentary, mentioning ‘the wise’ on verso (row 3, no. 4); one appears to be a theological treatise in Judaeo-Arabic (row 3, no. 5); one is probably a philosophical treatise mentioning ‘wisdom’ (row 3, no. 6); one is probably a letter (row 3, no. 7); one contains what appears to be a discussion of ritual slaughter (row 5, no. 2); eight appear to be Bible commentaries (row 3, no. 8; row 4, nos 1-5; row 6, nos 4-5); two are Bible translations (row 4, no. 8; row 6, no. 1); 16 are unidentified texts in Judaeo-Arabic (row 1, no. 3; row 1, no. 4, row 1, no. 7, row 1, no. 8, row 3, no. 2; row 3, no. 3; row 4, no. 6; row 4, no. 9; row 5, no. 1; row 5, no. 4; row 5, no. 6; row 5, no. 7; row 6, nos 2-3, 6-8); three are matching texts in Arabic script (row 1, no. 5, row 2, no. 5, row 2, nos 6-7). </p>

 


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