Letter: T-S 8J7.13

Letter T-S 8J7.13


Fragment of a letter in the hand of Elḥanan b. Shemarya in which he states that Ḥasan b. Saʿdān b. Aṣbagh met the late Caliph "this week." Someone said that Ibn ʿImrān brought a fatwā from al-Shām saying that people must only go to Yaḥyā b. Shemarya (=Elḥanan himself) for judgment. The chronology is perplexing, unless the caliph died a few days before the letter was written—maybe this is why Goitein's index card says "Dreams." (Information from CUDL and Goitein's index card) VMR. EMS. ASE.

T-S 8J7.13 1r



S. D. Goitein, unpublished editions.
  1. . . . . . .] ופי הדה אלגמעה
  2. לקי חסן סעדאן בן אצבג אמיר
  3. אלמומנין על אלס קאל קד גאב אבן
  4. עמראן פתוא מן אלשאם עלי קאל
  5. כתאבה כל אלנאס לא אלחכם(?) אלא ליחיי
  6. בן שמריה ולא פתוא לגיר [
  7. ולא תקבל
  8. ה


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