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Cairo Genizah : Writing exercise; liturgy

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Recto: alphabet writing exercise in Syriac and Garshuni, with two sets of the alphabet letters in their isolated forms, each followed by ‘bless my Lord’. Each line is separated by a row of decorative symbols. Verso: liturgical excerpt of Psalm 8:1 from the Syriac Peshitta, with ll. 4-7 ‘and praise is due to you or God; bless my Lord’, a liturgical phrase to be recited at the end of a Psalm in the received liturgical tradition. Ca. 16th-17th century.</p>

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