Letter: DK 192

Letter DK 192

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In PGP since 2019

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Letter from Maṣliaḥ Gaon to Aharon ha-Sar b. Netan'el. Opens with Maṣliaḥ's genealogy: Maṣliaḥ ha-Kohen b. Shelomo b. Eliyyahu b. Shelomo (thus far all are titled Rosh Yeshivat Ge'on Yaʿaqov) b. Yehosef ha-Kohen Bayt Din Kohen Ṣedeq b. Aharon. Maṣliaḥ writes that he has sent his emissary Yefet ha-Levi and asks the addressee to assist him in his mission. Dated: Iyyar 1443 Seleucid, which is 1132 CE. The transcription available on FGP does not entirely correspond to the images available. The FGP transcription is for a circular letter by Maṣliaḥ Gaon sent to all the cities of the Rīf. This text may have come from part of the letter that was not digitized.