The Turkoman Defeat at Cairo

  title={The Turkoman Defeat at Cairo},
  author={Julius Hillel Greenstone},
  journal={The American Journal of Semitic Languages and Literatures},
  pages={144 - 175}
  • J. H. Greenstone
  • Published 1 January 1906
  • Linguistics
  • The American Journal of Semitic Languages and Literatures
The fragment presented in this monograph is from the Schechter-Taylor collection of the Cambridge University Library, No. 174; size 24.3 X 9.1 cm. The writing (text without margin) measures 23.5 X 8 cm. It is one of the Genizah fragments lately' unearthed by Professor Solomon Schechter in a ruined synagogue in Cairo, Egypt. It consists of one leaf, written on both sides of the paper, each page being divided into two columns. The writing is in an old, square hand, with a strong turn to the… 



174 For the derivation of the word J4: see Butler, Arabic Conquest of Egypt (Oxford, 1902), p. 340 and note; cf. Bacher

  • Jewish Quarterly Review

Ezek. 5:10, 12). 162 "Carried away as by a flood

  • cf. Ps

By halters, muzzled

  • cf. Ps

19:29, 30, the incident at Gibea, when the man cut his Pilegesh into twelve pieces, which he sent to the twelve tribes of Israel in order to incite them to war against the inhabitants of Gibea

    Appellation given to Ishmael (Mohammedan world generally)

    • cf. Halevi, Poems ed. Harkavy

    24:3, 15; Gen

    • Cf. Numb

    126; M'I,) t found only once

    • Cf. Ps

    Here the meaning probably is " they multiplied sins

      INW7: V ' , Arabic influence. t'-tttt = 1009, if we consider the final t as 600

      • cf. Konig, Lehrgebdude der hebraischen Sprache

      41::8; Dan. 2:1. 206From i* or • "to establish, arrange