Letter: F 1908.44ii

Letter F 1908.44ii


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Letter from Yisra'el b. Daniel, in one of the towns of the Rīf, to Salāma b. ʿAllūn al-Ṣayrafī, in Fustat. In Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: 11th century. The writer refers to himself as Ra's al-Kill (Rosh Kalla), probably since he was among the heads of the Babylonian congregation in his town, or in the Maghrib. The letter deals with business in textiles. It is written on a reused piece of paper containing the beginning of an Arabic-script letter to a Qāḍī that was abandoned. Information mostly from Gil