Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 10444 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

2 works by Israel ben Moses Najāra

1. ff 1v-24r

Containing the songs Ehad mi yodhe’a, Had gadya, etc., with Judaeo-Persian translations, followed by an exposition in Persian of the order of service in the Hagadah

Language(s): Judaeo-Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Meredith-Owens 1968, page 43.
2. ff 25r-48r
Title: Zemirot

A collection of hymns and songs, in Hebrew with Judaeo-Persian translations, composed for the most part by Israel ben Moses Najāra, including also a song by Solomon ben Judah ibn Gabirol

Language(s): Judaeo-Persian and Hebrew

References

For a more detailed description see Meredith-Owens 1968, page 43.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 48 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 18.6 × 12.5 cm.
Dimensions (written):

History

Origin: 18th century CE

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on G. M. Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian manuscripts 1895-1966. London, 1968, with additional enhancements.

Availability

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