Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Halper 293 Collected liturgical poems
TitleCollected liturgical poems
Other related names
- Yefet ben Amram, former owner
Call numberHalper 293
(Philadelphia, United States, University of Pennsylvania, Center for Advanced Judaic Studies Library, Cairo Genizah Collection)
PublisherCenter for Advanced Judaic Studies Library
- Verse endings denoted by a period, strophe endings by a sof pasuḳ; The first folio of the booklet, the recto is the title page, including the name of the owner ליפת בירבי עמרם. In the remaining open space are secondary inscriptions of two different hands, biblical phrases, probably writing exercises; Japhet ben ʹAmram is the name of a ḥazzan in Sephoris, Erets Israel, as in a colphon of a Tsiduḳ ha-din that he composed, found in Cambridge T-S 8 K 13.4 fol. 2a (Mann, The Jews of Egypt, 1922, vol. II p. 357). His full name there: יפת החזן בר עמרם הממחה בר משה החזן והממחה.. הנודע אלגאזפיני (so too in Cambridge T-S 20.28, a letter he wrote from Alexandria); The verso, under the heading לאנכי, contains the beginning of a Shivʹata for the reading of the Ten Commandments, (Shavuot). Each segment is 1 four-verse strophe, which are alphabetized (א-ד); Magen אנכי אלהיכם אעשה זאת; Meḥayeh אנ[כי] בוראכם הקשיבו; Ḳadosh אנ[כי] גואלכם. This is followed by the first line of the next strophe (fourth blessing), which is illegible.
- Condition: nearly complete; faded towards the edges, erasures.
Extent11.5 X 11.7 cm
Material applied: black ink
- Cairo Genizah Collection (University of Pennsylvania. Center for Advanced Judaic Studies. Library).
- Cairo Genizah Collection (Dropsie College. Library).
- Yefet ben ?Amram
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