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  1. 151

    LetterT-S AS 173.202

    Letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Fragment (lower left piece of recto). There are many expressions of longing. Mentions: dinars; Maḥāsin; a note (ruqʿa) in the hand of …

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  2. 152

    LetterBodl. MS heb. d 74/42

    Large fragment of an interesting family letter in the handwriting of Toviyya b. Eli addressed to Avraham b. Saadya and another recipient. Mentions a tax-farmer …

    1. האמור ה[. . . . . . .]. . . . .שיך. . . .[. . . . . .
    2. ורבנא אברהם הזקן הנכבד החכם והנבון [הירא
    3. את ייי הצדיק והחסיד בדורו ישמרו צורו ויהא
    4. בעזרו וישמח…

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  3. 153

    LetterJRL SERIES B 6057

    Letter fragment in Judaeo-Arabic.

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  4. 154

    LetterENA 3846.12

    Fragment of a letter or petition. In Arabic script. Six lines, fragmentary, difficult to read. Some words read as lil-haṣr(?), thaman(?), ʿadlhā wa-ṣadaqāthā (appealing to …

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  5. 155

    LetterT-S NS 304.45

    A letter to Ya'aqov Fransin in Rashid Also mentioned Nissim Faranji. 15th century?

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  6. 156

    LetterT-S NS 324.13

    Letter fragment from Daniel, the Nasi of all Israel, Rosh Yeshivat Ge'on Yaʿaqov addressed to Mevorakh b. Saadya. Nothing apart from the first line of …

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  7. 157

    LetterBodl. MS heb. e 105/47

    Letter addressed to Naḥum b. Sulaymān al-Iskandarānī, in Fustat. The writer is unidentified. In Judaeo-Arabic. The addressee's letter concerning the house arrived with Mūsā. But …

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    1. ל ק י
    2. אלי אלאך אלעזיז אלמופק אלסעיד אטאל אללה בקא[ה ואדאם
    3. עזה ונעמאה ומן חסן אלתופיק לא אכלאה וגמעני ואיא[ה
    4. עלי אסר חאל במנה וכרמה וכפי לטפה ו…

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  8. 158

    LetterT-S Ar.48.270

    Letter from Ḥalfon b. Netanel, ‘Aydhab, to his brother ʿElī b. Netanʾel, Fustat, 1132 (Gil) or end of summer or fall 1131 (Goitein/Friedman). Ḥalfon is …

    1. עלקת למולאי אכי הדה אלאחרף מכת[ובה עלי חפז]
    2. לסרעה מסיר חאמלהא אעלמה פיהא תבת [א]לִ[לה]
    3. מגדהא אנני בחמד אללה ופ̇צלה וצלת עידאב עלי
    4. גמלה אלסלאמה ואלעא…

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  9. 159

    LetterT-S 6J2.10

    Letter from a certain Ḥ[alfon] (?) to Shemarya b. David requesting an appointment as a religious functionary. Egypt, 1213 (?). He cannot work because of …

    II, 68

    1. אלעבד חל[פון...]
    2. יק צפ תפ הוד ועטרת וצניף כותרת מ[רנא ורבנא]
    3. שמריהו הנגיד הגדול נגיד הנגידים וראש
    4. החסדים וינהי אנה מן בעץ צנאיעה דאעי
    5. לאללה ת…

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  10. 160

    LetterBodl. MS heb. a 3/28

    Large letter from "the two congregations" of Alexandria to the Palestinian community of Fustat, and particularly to Efrayim b. Shemarya, regarding fundraising for the ransom …

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  11. 161

    LetterT-S 8J13.17

    Recto: Brief note in Judaeo-Arabic concerning attendance somewhere and asking the addressee to do some favor. Verso: Jotted accounts mentionining Mūsā and sums of money. …

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  12. 162

    LetterENA 1822a.21

    Letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Fragment (last 6 lines). Names: Mūsā Ibn al-Sofer; Yosef Ibn al-ʿŪdī; Abū l-Surūr; Yiṣḥaq. Then a warning: "beware of delay..." (the same …

    1. מוסי אבן אלסופר ואלש[יך
    2. יוסף אבן אלעודי(?) ואלשיך [
    3. אבי אלסרור ואלשיך יצחק אבן [. . . ואלחדר
    4. תם אלחדר מן אלתאכיר ואי מן [
    5. מא חצר פי הדה אללילה אחד מ…

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  13. 163

    LetterT-S NS J323

    Recto: The last few lines of an Arabic letter. Needs further examination. Verso: The lower part of a letter of appeal signed by the cantor …

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  14. 164

    LetterENA 2808.29

    Letter from Mūsā, in Ṣandafā, to his brother, in Fustat. In Judaeo-Arabic, with the address in both Judaeo-Arabic and Arabic script. Written in a lovely …

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  15. 165

    LetterT-S Misc.10.129

    Verso (original use): Note from Shelomo b. Eliyyahu (he signs Barakāt Ibn al-Dayyān) to al-shaykh al-rashīd Abū l-Faḍl. In Arabic script, with the last line …

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  16. 166

    LetterT-S 8.39 + T-S 8.55

    Formulary for Hebrew letters. One of them is introduced "ṣadr kitāb." Originally from a larger volume, probably. The join was identified by Goitein.

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  17. 167

    LetterT-S 20.24

    Fragment from a large letter of introduction from the people of Granada (גרנטה) ‘the city of our master Shemuel ha-Nagid and his son Yehosef’, signed …

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  18. 168

    LetterBL OR 10578B.30

    Document or text in Arabic script. Resembles a letter because of the diagonal text going three different ways, but it is very difficult to make …

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  19. 169

    LetterENA 2808.37b

    Four lines from a Hebrew letter. Dating: probably 11th century.

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  20. 170

    LetterENA 1822a.34

    Business letter dealing with shipments of textiles within Egypt. The name Abu al-Ḥasan is mentioned. addresed to Barakāt b. Khulayf.

    1. . . . . . . .]א[. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    2. אנפדת איצא חריר ואולה [. . .]. . . פאנה אמא יאמ[. …

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  21. 171

    LetterT-S NS 264.17

    On verso beginning of a draft of a poetical Hebrew letter to 'Amram followed by prn trials. AA

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  22. 172

    LetterBL OR 5542.8

    Note to Seʿadya the cantor. Dating: Probably 12th or 13th century. In Hebrew and Judaeo-Arabic. Asking him to list the contributors to a collection (pesiqa) …

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  23. 173

    LetterENA NS 52.4

    Letter of appeal addressed to Rabbenu Yiṣḥaq. In Hebrew. The writer's place has been destroyed and some people have been sold by the shaliṭ/sulṭān (into …

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  24. 174

    LetterT-S AS 148.193

    Letter fragment. In Judaeo-Arabic. The ends of 10 lines are preserved. (Information in part from CUDL)

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  25. 175

    LetterENA 2727.17a

    Letter addressed to Abu al-Ḥasan Yedutun ha-Levi asking for help to collect money owed the writer by his brother so he can open a store …

    1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ]נו ידותון הלוי הש[ר
    2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ] הבהיר…

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  26. 176

    LetterENA NS 68.10

    Letter fragment in Hebrew. Little of the content remains. The entire remaining space of the fragment is filled with cryptic jottings in Hebrew, Judaeo-Arabic, and …

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  27. 177

    LetterT-S 13J26.19

    Letter sent by the manager of a farm far away from the capital, named Abu al-Faraj b. Hillel, to the landlord, the Nagid Mevorakh (in …

    1. סבב הדה אלאחרף אטאל אללה בקא חצרה סידנא שר השרים
    2. נגיד הנגידים עוז כל בית ישראל ירום הודה ויגדל כבודה
    3. אעלאמהא אן אלנחל אד לם ישתרי לה שי יקוא בה ואלא…

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  28. 178

    LetterT-S AS 144.232

    Letter fragment. In Arabic script. Mentions testimonies and a "father" (ḥaḍrat al-ab al-muḥtaram). Dated: 26 April 1791 CE (٢٦ شهر ابريلس ١٧٩١). (Information in part …

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  29. 179

    LetterBH1-19

    Letter in early Judaeo-Persian. Dating: ca. 790. Matters discussed include the local ruler and his daughter, a trade deal or gift exchange with them involving …

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  30. 180

    LetterHalper 398

    Letter from Abū Manṣūr, unknown location, to Abū Zikrī al-Rayyis b. Eliyyahu, in Fustat or in Qalyūb ('wherever he may be'). In Judaeo-Arabic, with the …

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    1. און(?) רישי(?) מן ממלוכה אבי אלמנצור ומן . . . . . אל
    2. לא אוחש אללה מן חצרה מולאי וסיידי אטאל אללה בקאה ואדאם
    3. עזה ונעמאה ומן חסן אלתופיק לה אכל…

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  31. 181

    LetterT-S AS 145.112

    Fragment from the end of a letter. (Information from CUDL)

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  32. 182

    LetterMoss. II,156.3

    Small fragment of a letter in Judaeo-Arabic.

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  33. 183

    LetterT-S NS 310.5

    Draft of a letter from Ḥalfon b. Netanel ha-Levi, perhaps in Damascus, to R. Ḥiyya. In Hebrew and Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: Ca. 1145–46 CE. India Book …

    TS NS 310.5

    1. ובסוף המגלה הגדולה החמודה אשר בִחִ.[........ ע]מדתי
    2. על הענינים היקרים החקוקים על אודו[ת] אשר בִקשִהִ כִאִש עִמִוִדִ
    3. היקרה / וגזרתו הפני…

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  34. 184

    LetterT-S 13J17.1

    Letter from Marduk b. Musa in Alexandria to Nahray b. Nissim in Fustat. (c. July 1048 CE). Marduk expresses outrage as he reports on the …

    1. כתאבי לסידי ומולאי אטאל אללה בקאה ואדאם סלאמתה וסעאדתה וציאנתה וכפאיתה ורעאיתה
    2. מן אל אסכנדריה יב כלון מן אב ערפה אללה ברכתה וברכת מא יליה מן אל שהור…

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    1. May God lengthen the life of my lord and master and preserve his well-being, happiness, safety, sufficiency and protection.

    2. I am writing fr…

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  35. 185

    LetterT-S Ar.38.14

    Letter from an unknown writer, in Damascus, to Abū l-Ḥasan, in Aleppo. In Arabic script. The writer reports that his brother Ismāʿīl arrived in Acre, …

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  36. 186

    LetterCUL Or.1080 3.46

    One of a pair of letters written by Umm Sitt al-Nās to family members when she had been thrown out of her husband's and mother-in-law's …

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  37. 187

    LetterNLI 577.5/1

    Letter from Moshe Zussman, in Cairo, to his mother Rachel b. Avraham Zussman of Prague, in Jerusalem. In Hebrew and Yiddish.

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  38. 188

    LetterT-S 13J7.10

    Letter to Abu al-Fadl al-Murid ('the supplier' of gold and silver to the Mint) b. Tamim refering to acute shortages in the market, late 12th-early …

    1. ממלוכהא וכאדמהא
    2. בו עמר בן אבו אלרצא נע
    3. אלדי נעלם בה חצרה מולאי וסידי אלשיך אלאגל
    4. אבו אלפצל אטאל אללה בקאה ואדאם עזה
    5. ונעמאה ומן חסן תופיקה לא אכלאה ג…

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  39. 189

    LetterHalper 392

    Letter from the people of Jerusalem, probably to Efrayim b. Shemarya, ca. 1030.

    1. באורחא סלולה להדריך מצעדימו בנתיב היושר להובילמו [
    2. לת[ ]מו במנהל טוב לנהלימו: מנהגי אבותם להורימו ח[

    י

    1. [ ] בצידוק הצדק לרדפימו ליראה את יי אדימו ל…

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  40. 190

    LetterT-S AS 150.142

    Fragment of a commercial letter in Judaeo-Arabic, mentioning al-Dimashqī al-Tifʾeret and a woman. (Information in part from CUDL)

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  41. 191

    LetterT-S AS 166.274

    Fragment from the bottom of a letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Ends with the blessing שיגדל למניין החרדל ולעד לא ידל אמן ושלום. Mentions bussiness dealings; a …

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  42. 192

    LetterT-S AS 128.66

    Recto: letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Verso: piyyuṭ. (Information from CUDL)

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  43. 193

    LetterBodl. MS heb. c 13/22 + L-G Bib.VI.38

    Letter by Saʿadya Gaon to the Jews of Fustat, fragmentarily preserved; this copy 11th century. Saʿadya stresses the importance of the Oral Law, mentions the …

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    1. וכן כל חפץ ושאלה אשר יהי לכם מצד 
    2. המלכות הגד תגידוהו לפנינו כי אז נצוה
    3. את בעלי בתים חשובים אשר בבגדד אשר
    4. אנחנו יושבים ביניהם בני מר נטירא ובני…

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  44. 194

    LetterT-S AS 145.181

    Letter, probably. In Hebrew. Beginnings of 7 lines. Wide space between the lines.

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  45. 195

    LetterCHAPIRA 1*

    Letter from Salama Ha-Kohen b. Yosef, Ramla, to Shema'ya Ha-Ḥaver b. Yeshu'a, Jerusalem, May 1054. Gil called this fragment "Chapira 1*" because it was published …

    1. כתאבי למולאי וסידי אלחבר א{ל}גליל אטאל אללה בקאה ואדאם עזה ותאידה וסעדתה
    2. וסלאמתה מן אלמסתקר ען חאל סלאמה ועאפיה גמע אללה ביננא עלא אסר חאל
    3. במנה וכרמ…

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  46. 196

    LetterT-S AS 158.396

    Fragment of a business letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Refers to shipments of sums of money (including 70 dinars?), the arrival of a fatwā without a witness, …

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  47. 197

    LetterT-S AS 146.254

    Fragment of a business letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: Likely 12th century. Mentions: Yehuda; a boat; Abū Mūsā. Written at the beginning of Sivan. Holiday blessings …

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  48. 198

    LetterT-S 6J3.11

    Letter from an unidentified sender who uses the ʿalāma/motto "yeshaʿ rav" to a certain Yisraʾel. In Hebrew. Apologizing for the delay in the delivery of …

    1. ואני בייי אעל[וזה] וג
    2. אל אשכול הכופר שושנת העמקים עטרת הפז . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    3. ה יק צ ת מר ור ישראל ה[י]שר בעיני האל אשר עדה [[. . . . .…

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  49. 199

    LetterT-S 10J5.22 + T-S 10J20.8

    Letter from Daniel b. Azarya (in his handwriting). Dating: ca. 1051 CE. He is worried for his status and thinks that people will prefer Yosef …

    1. [ ]יה ותחקקה מעתקד [ ]
    2. [ ו]קת תצלני כתב סיידי אלשיך אבו אסחק
    3. [אברהם ישמרו] אלהינו [בר] דויד זכרו לברכה ממלוה בשכרה ادام الله

    تاييده

    1. משחנה באלדעא ל…

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  50. 200

    LetterT-S AS 103.196

    Unidentified text, possibly a letter. (Information from CUDL)

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