Cairo Genizah : Minute fragments; legal document; rabbinics; medical; Bible commentary; Bible translation; letter; grammar; unidentified

Saʿadya Gaʾon

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>70 minute fragments (6 vellum; 64 paper) 47 of which are unidentified texts in Judaeo-Arabic (row 1, nos 1-2, 4, 6-8; row 2, nos 2- 4, 6; row 3, nos 1, 4; row 3, no. 6; row 3, no. 9; row 4, nos 1-10; row 5, nos 1-2, 5-6; row 6, nos 1-4, 6-11, 13; row 7, nos 1-6, 10-13); one is probably part of a legal document in Judaeo-Arabic, mentioning the name [...] b. Darmā (row 1, no. 5); one is probably part of a rabbinical work, mentioning the Mišna (row 2, no. 1); one is probably a medical text, mentioning the veins (אלערוק) (row 2, no. 5); four are part of a Bible commentary, quoting Job 36:15; Jeremiah 7:29; Ezra 9:3 (row 2, no. 7; row 4, no. 11; row 5, no. 7; row 7, no. 8); four are possibly Bible translations (row 2, no. 8; row 3, no. 5; row 6, nos 5, 12); one is Saʿadya’s translation of Job 36:6-9 and Job 36:20-23 (row 2, no. 9); one is probably a rabbinical work on nidda (row 3, no. 7); one is possibly a letter in Judaeo-Arabic (row 3, no. 8); one is a translation of Psalms 104:27-28 and 105:12 with Hebrew incipits and commentary, quoting Psalms 142:6 (row 5, no. 3); one is possibly a fragment from a grammatical work (row 7, no. 7); one is part of a Bible commentary (row 7, no. 9). </p>

 


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