Letter: T-S NS 264.1

Letter T-S NS 264.1


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In PGP since 2017


Letter fragment from Saʿīd b. Marḥab, in Aden, to Abū l-ʿAlā b. Abū Naṣr ha-Kohen, probably in Fustat. In Hebrew (for the introduction) and Judaeo-Arabic (for the body). Dating: mid-12th century. Abū l-ʿAlā’s father is dead, indicated not only by the usual post-mortem blessing after his name (זכ׳׳ל) but also the Hebrew חיי before his name. The address is on verso. Blank spaces on both sides contain Arabic script, seemingly practice for the beginnings of letters. (Information from CUDL.)

T-S NS 264.1 1r




T-S NS 264.1 1v

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