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  1. 201

    LetterT-S AS 154.416

    Official letter in Judaeo-Arabic, ordering somebody to appear before the court. Mentions al-Fayyūm. Dated: Elul 1505 Seleucid = 1194 CE. The handwriting resembles that of …

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  2. 202

    LetterENA NS 48.12

    Letter fragment in Arabic script.

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  3. 203

    LetterAIU V.A.70

    Letter from Ṣemah from Palermo, to Nahray b. Nissim, Alexandria. Around 1055. Mentions import of flax from Egypt to Palermo and exports of silk and …

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    1. [ ] ונעמאנה
    2. [ ] אליך שד[יד] קרב [אללה אלאגתמאע בך
    3. [ ] וצל כתאבך יאמולאי תדכור קכץ אלרזמה וביע [ ]
    4. [     ]י ומגי כהדא יאמולאי כתבת למולאי אלשיך…

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  4. 204

    LetterT-S AS 153.85

    Probably a letter. Very damaged. (Information from CUDL)

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  5. 205

    LetterT-S Misc.20.150

    Letter in Judaeo-Arabic, with a remnant of the address (mentioning Fustat) and other notations in Arabic script on verso ("the messenger shall be paid 3 …

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  6. 206

    LetterMoss. II,120.4

    Small fragment from the beginning of a letter to a notable in Judaeo-Arabic.

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  7. 207

    LetterAIU VII.E.125

    Late letter in Judaeo-Arabic dated 1817 CE from Yosef ha-Levi, Fustat/Cairo, to Yaʿaqov Yuʿbaṣ and Mordekhai Ḥako (?), Damietta (Kapotakia).

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  8. 208

    LetterENA 3944.19

    Note in Arabic script addressed to [al-]shaykh ʿUmar at Raʾs al-Khalīj ("the head of the canal"; there is apparently a site just south of Fustat …

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  9. 209

    LetterT-S 10J5.10 + T-S 10J11.13

    Letter from Abun b. Sedaqa in Jerusalem to Nahray b. Nissim in Fustat. Dating: November 1064 CE. The main subject is the tension between the …

    1. וצל כתאב מולאי אלשיך אטאל אללה בקאה ואדאם סלאמתה וסעאדתה סאעה כתאבי הדא
    2. אליה והו יום אלאתנין יומין בקין מן תשרי אעאד אללה עליה הדה אלאעיאד שנים רבות…

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  10. 210

    LetterT-S 10J9.32

    Fol. 1v: Letter in which ʿEli b. ʿAmram invites a scholar to give a lecture in the synagogue on the following Saturday and requests a …

    1. קד כנת גארית מולאי אלחבר אדאם אללה תאידה חיניד . . ת מא . . בה
    2. פי נזולה אלכניסיה לכון אלגמאל בה וסאלתה אן בעד דלך אלכלאם דבר
    3. תורה וסאלת מר ורב דוסא …

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  11. 211

    LetterT-S NS 320.104

    Fragment of a letter in Judaeo-Arabic. The sender asks for help in some tiresome situation. Mentions Khalaf the ghulām of the Rayyis.

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  12. 212

    LetterJRL SERIES B 6420

    Letter from the cantor [...] b. Avraham ha-Kohen to his maternal uncle Bū Ibrāhīm(?), in Shubrā Damsīs. In Judaeo-Arabic with the address in Arabic script. …

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  13. 213

    LetterT-S 6J4.17

    Letter fragment from the lepers of Tiberias to Shelomo b. Eli, probably in Tripoli, Lebanon, approximately 1030. Verso: End of the address.

    1. ] ויקר וגדולה
    2. ל]כבד כב קד מר ור שלמה
    3. בן מר ו]רב עלי נע אנו המיוסרין הצעורים

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    יהי אלהנו עזרו וצל סתרו

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  14. 214

    LetterT-S NS 184.73

    Letter in the hand of Yefet b. Menashshe ha-Levi. Fragment (lower right corner of recto). Mentions: being a burden on someone and not writing to …

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  15. 215

    LetterT-S 13J19.19

    Form of a recommendation letter to the emissaries of the lepers of Tiberias, probably 1025.

    1. שלום מפי חכמי [ ] ומקהל ישראל ויהודה ומזקני [
    2. ליקר הדר רבנא הזקן המהודר בן רבנא
    3. מנו אחיך המתפללים על אריכות חייך והמבקשים טובתך [המק בה ישמע]
    4. בך כל …

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  16. 216

    LetterENA 3904.1

    Letter addressed to al-Shaykh al-Ajal al-Raʾis Abū ʿĪmrān Mūsā (Shelomo b. Mūsā al-Mahdāwī in al-Mahdiyya) from his business associate (Peraḥya b. Yosef in Fusṭāṭ) regarding …

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    1. مملوكه

    2. ابن [

    3. بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

    4. عبد حضرة مولاي الشيخ الاجل الريس ابو 

    5. عمران موسى اطال الله بقاك وادام عزك ونعماك

    6. ومن حسن التوفي…

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  17. 217

    LetterMoss. II,190

    Letter from Natan b. Nahray, from Alexandria, to Musa b. Abi al-Hayy, Fustat. Around the spring of 1080. Musa is traveling and asks the writer …

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    1. כתאבי אטאל אללה בקא מולאי אלשיך אלגליל ואדאם תאידה וסלאמתה

    2. וסעאדתה ונעמתה [ען] שוק אליה קרב אללה אלאגתמאע [בה] עלי אפצל

    3. חאל בעד וצול כתאב…

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  18. 218

    LetterT-S 8J19.4

    Letter from Farah b. Isma’il from Alexandria, to Nahray b. Nissim. Around 1056. Regarding shipments of money, and a deal with one of the Emirs, …

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    1. תקדמת כתבי למולאנא אטאל אללה בקאה ואדאם תאיידה ונעמתה וכבת אעדאה עדה במא ארגו וצולהא אליה ווקופה עליהא

    2. אעלמתה מא אנפדתה צחבה אלקסטלאני וסאל…

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  19. 219

    LetterBodl. MS heb. b 11/33

    This is the fourth letter sent by Yonatan ha-Kohen b. David of Lunel to Moses Maimonides, writing in his own name but also all the …

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  20. 220

    LetterBL OR 5566B.18

    Letter from Ḥananel (حاننال), it seems in Tyre (recto, l. 3), to an unidentified addressee, in Fustat. In Arabic script. A vertical strip from the …

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  21. 221

    LetterCUL Or.1080 4.16

    Letter possibly sent from Alexandria to Fustat. In Arabic script. Fragment (right side of recto). Written on parchment. Dating: Likely 11th century. The address is …

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  22. 222

    LetterT-S 16.244

    Letter by Hibat Allah b. Khalaf al-Hamawi to Barakāt b. Khulayf, complaining that he couldn't sell the resin and mentioning a transport by the ship …

    1. תדכרה לברכאת בן כלוף מן
    2. אכיה אבו אלחסן לו וצפת לך יאכי
    3. מא גרי עלי מן חסאן בן אלחצירה למא
    4. וסעה כתאב וטלבת פי דלך אל
    5. אכתצר(!) פלא גזאך אללה עני כיר הד…

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  23. 223

    LetterT-S 12.32

    Highly fulsome letter of praise, consisting of 12 lines of praise in Hebrew, followed by 5 lines of Arabic script containing the actual content of …

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  24. 224

    LetterT-S NS J154

    Letter from Mordekhay Ashkenazi to a family member. In Hebrew. Dating: Late. Needs examination.

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  25. 225

    LetterENA 3982.34

    Letter in Arabic script. Fragment preserving the middle portion of each side, 6–8 lines per side. The sender is worried about the condition of the …

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  26. 226

    LetterT-S Misc.28.151

    Business letter to Mevorakh b. Avraham Ibn Sabra. In Judaeo-Arabic. In the margins of verso (the first page), there is a price list for commodities …

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  27. 227

    LetterT-S 16.308

    Letter from Daʿūd Fasī to the cloth merchant Abū l-Afraḥ ʿArus b. Joseph. (Information from CUDL.) See also Goitein notes below.

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  28. 228

    LetterT-S NS 297.199

    Letter to Abū ʿAlī. In Arabic script, in a crude hand. Only the beginning is preserved.

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  29. 229

    LetterT-S NS 264.38

    Letter addressed to Simḥa the physician (al-ḥakīm). In Judaeo-Arabic. In the hand of Shelomo b. Eliyyahu? Only the conventional expressions of longing at the beginning …

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  30. 230

    LetterT-S AS 148.20

    Note in which a scribe asks "Sayyidnā al-Rayyis" to be permitted to copy an Arabic translation of the tractate 'Hullin.' (Information from Goitein's index cards)

    1. אלממלוך יקבל אלארץ בין ידין חצרה
    2. סיידנא אלרייס ירהו וינהי אנה סמע
    3. באנה קד ולף מסכת חולין ערביה וטלבה
    4. מן בעץ אלגמאעה אן ינסכהא

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  31. 231

    LetterMoss. IV,54.1

    Fragment from the top of a letter addressed to a dignitary. In Hebrew. The addressee is asked to intercede with Rabbenu Aharon he-Ḥaver, possibly to …

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  32. 232

    LetterT-S NS J145

    Letter from Barukh b. Zikrī al-Makhmuri, in Ifrīqiyya, to his relative Yeshuʿa b. Ismāʿīl al-Makhmuri, in Fustat. The writer asks for help as his place …

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  33. 233

    LetterENA NS 4.10

    Business letter. In Judaeo-Arabic with the address in Arabic script. The name Abū Saʿīd (al-Sharābī?) is clearly legible in the address, and the rest might …

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  34. 234

    LetterT-S AS 183.298

    Recto (secondary use): Letter of appeal for charity from Asʿad b. al-Ḥājj Ḥusām. In Arabic script. Dating: Probably Mamluk-era. He says that "I have nothing …

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  35. 235

    LetterT-S AS 146.319

    Letter fragment (part of the left of recto, part of the left of verso) of an appeal. The legible text on recto is solely blessings …

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  36. 236

    LetterENA 2808.37a

    Beginning of a letter. Only the blessings have survived.

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  37. 237

    LetterT-S AS 145.312

    Letter fragment (middle of recto, missing top and bottom), commerical. The writer spells הדה as האדי. Mentions Abu l-Munajja in the margin. ASE.

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  38. 238

    LetterCUL Or.1080 3.35

    Letter from Zekharya b. Gedalya b. ʿAyyāsh, in Ṣahrajt, to Mūsā b. Abū l-Ḥayy, in Alexandria. Dating: ca. 1063 CE. Regarding deliveries of money, especially …

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    1. כתאבי אטאל אללה בקאך ואדאם סלאמתך וסעאדתך מן סהרגת ען

    2. חאל אסל אללה אלפרג ואנא מהני לך באלעיד אלמסות אסל אללה

    3. יעידה עליך שצים רבות מא כמי …

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  39. 239

    LetterENA 2806.5

    Letter in Hebrew. The writer is asking from the official (maybe the head of the Jews himself) to support Mevaser ha-Parnas, who claimed that he …

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  40. 240

    LetterMoss. I,80.3

    Letter from Moshe b. Binyamin Ashkenazi, probably in Fustat/Cairo, to Avraham Castro, probably in Alexandria or Jerusalem. Dating: 16th century. The sender describes how "from …

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  41. 241

    LetterJRL SERIES B 5707

    Letter from Yefet b. Menashshe to his brother Peraḥya b. Menashshe. Fragment (upper left corner). Only the opening greetings are preserved.

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  42. 242

    LetterT-S 8J22.13 + T-S 10J6.17

    Recto: Letter from Natan, a foreigner from Jerba (the island off the coast of Ifrīqiyya), who claims that he has been unjustly placed under house …

    1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ]ת
    2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .…

    Recto

    [...h]onor, gre(atness and) hol(iness), our mas(ter) and tea(cher) the great Dignitary [...] his welfare, [...ho]nored and precious, and whose …

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  43. 243

    LetterT-S Ar.50.56

    Small fragment of an (official?) letter in calligraphic Arabic script, wide space between the lines: [ادام الله] سلامته ونعمته ان يكون في . . . …

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  44. 244

    LetterENA NS 33.8

    Letter or letter draft in Judaeo-Arabic. Addressed perhaps to Ḥananel ha-Dayyan (but this is not completely clear). The writer complains about his poverty and unemployment. …

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  45. 245

    LetterJRL Series L 33

    Late letter in Judaeo-Arabic by Nissim Mat[..].

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  46. 246

    LetterT-S AS 156.336

    Document, probably a letter, which mentions the pre-marriage payment. (Information from CUDL)

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  47. 247

    LetterENA NS 38.21

    Letter fragment, In Judaeo-Arabic. Little of the substance remains, mainly allusions to distress, good wishes for the future, and greetings to a number of family …

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  48. 248

    LetterENA 2386.10

    Informal note in Judaeo-Arabic regarding a business matter. VMR. ASE.

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  49. 249

    LetterT-S 10J16.28

    Letter (draft) mentioning Abba, Abraham, and Shemuʾel Ibn Sid. In Hebrew. Dating: 16th or 17th century. Sent by Yehoshuaʿ [...]. Postscript by Avraham Shaʾul (this …

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  50. 250

    LetterT-S 12.33

    Half the page is taken up with a Hebrew panegyric, presumably for the physician who wrote the prescription on recto, whose name is also given …

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