Cairo Genizah : Medical; writing exercise

ʿAlī ibn ʿĪsā

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Recto: Hebrew writing exercise, mostly consisting of repetitions of the doxology אתה גחי צור מבטן כל זעם סף קדשך נפץ (a praise of God which contains all the letters of the Hebrew alphabet). Verso: passage from the first discourse of ʿAlī ibn ʿĪsā, Taḏkirat al-kaḥḥalīn (‘Memorandum for opticians’), giving the heading of the 18th chapter on the muscles of the eye. Pen exercises in Arabic and Hebrew script.</p>

 


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