Literary text: T-S Misc.36.174

Literary text T-S Misc.36.174


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Secondary use: The unique copy of the Hebrew ode composed by Shelomo b. Yosef ha-Kohen in honor of the caliph al-Mustanṣir and of Badr al-Jamālī on the occasion of their military victory over the Seljuks. Dated: Monday, 26 Shevaṭ 4837 AM = 23 January 1077 CE. The poem was originally published by Julius Greenstone in 1906, has been cited extensively in the secondary literature, and in 2013 received an article-length study with an updated edition and translation by Johannes Den Heijer & Joachim Yeshaya. On the figure of Shelomo b. Yosef ha-Kohen and other Geniza documents related to him, see Mark Cohen, Jewish Self-Government, 109–10.

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