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Halper 188 Fragment from a supplicatory prayer
TitleFragment from a supplicatory prayer
Call numberHalper 188
(Philadelphia, United States, University of Pennsylvania, Center for Advanced Judaic Studies Library, Cairo Genizah Collection)
PublisherCenter for Advanced Judaic Studies Library
12th century-13th century?
- Two fragments from the upper edge of their fols; Halper 188 is from the internal fold of a bifolium; Halper 189 is from the upper exterior corner. In both, no more than 12 lines are extant, preserving no more than three words per line; The fragments appear to be from a prayer of the baḳashah type, in which emphasis is put on the limitations and timeliness of man contrasted to the infinity of God. Comparable in content to Sa'adia's second Baḳashah. Biblical phrases are used, including Job XXXIV 15 and XIV 20.
- Condition: 2 fragments, non-consecutive(?).
Extent12 X 6.3 cm; 14.9 X 8.2 cm
Material applied: black ink
- Cairo Genizah Collection (University of Pennsylvania. Center for Advanced Judaic Studies. Library).
- Cairo Genizah Collection (Dropsie College. Library).
- Siddurim , Texts
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