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  1. 11001

    LetterJRL SERIES A 656

    Letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Fragment (Iower left piece of recto). The content is unclear. Excerpts: "...his brothers, and he took one of the cloaks (milḥafa/malaḥif)... a …

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  2. 11002

    LetterJRL SERIES A 276

    Mysterious document(s) in Judaeo-Arabic. Multiple hands and distinct text blocks. On the far left of recto, there is a text block concerning tax farming in …

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    • 1+2 / 2 leaves conjoined, recto
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  3. 11003

    LetterT-S NS 224.156

    Verso (original use): Fragment of a letter in Arabic script from Shelomo b. Eliyyahu to 'al-shaykh al-rashīd,' aiming to pawn his turban for 40 dirhams. …

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  4. 11004

    LetterL-G Ar. I.102

    Fragment of a power of attorney in Arabic script. No names or details seem to be preserved. Reused on recto for Hebrew literary text.

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  5. 11005

    LetterT-S AS 177.496

    Small fragment of a letter in Arabic script. The beginnings of 6 lines are preserved. Mostly conventional formulae.

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  6. 11006

    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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  7. 11007

    LetterT-S AS 162.161

    Letter of condolence/grief upon the death of the Gaʾon Sar Shalom ha-Levi. Dating: ca. 1195 CE (the precise date of death is not known). In …

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  8. 11008

    LetterT-S Ar.36.77

    Recto: A curse in Judaeo-Arabic with some Hebrew against whoever is spreading false rumors about the writer and stirring up conflict between him and (probably) …

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  9. 11009

    LetterT-S AS 166.278

    Letter fragment in Judaeo-Arabic. Faded and damaged.

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  10. 11010

    LetterENA NS 13.1 + BL OR 5546.1

    Subsequent use: Draft of a formal letter containing polite phrases and blessings written out multiple times (e.g., ḥaḍrat mawlāyya al-shaykh al-jalīl). 'Addressed' to Abū Naṣr …

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  11. 11011

    LetterT-S AS 152.45

    Letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Fragment (lower left corner). Dating: looks ca. 13th–15th century. Mentions nuqra dirhams. With greetings at the end to a brother and uncle, …

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  12. 11012

    LetterT-S AS 152.67

    Letter from a man to his brother. In Judaeo-Arabic. Dated: Sunday, 13 Ḥeshvan 1529 Seleucid = 1217 CE. Might be in the handwriting of the …

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  13. 11013

    LetterT-S AS 152.65

    Letters in Judaeo-Arabic. Recto is from a son to a father (in Fustat?), and verso seems to be from the father to the son (in …

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  14. 11014

    LetterT-S Ar.19.2

    Fragment of a report in Arabic script about fiscal matters (fishy accounting?). Mentions the large figure of 1,000 dinars. Some tentative readings: اخذ كتابه وحده …

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  15. 11015

    LetterT-S Ar.34.190

    Scribal exercises and copious jottings in Hebrew, Judaeo-Arabic and Arabic script. In the margin of verso there is the draft of an informal note in …

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  16. 11016

    LetterENA 3028.2

    Informal note addressed to Abū Isḥāq. In Judaeo-Arabic, written uncharacteristically with complete vowels and diacritics, shedding light on the pronunciation of Egyptian Judaeo-Arabic. (T-S Ar.3.4 …

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  17. 11017

    LetterT-S AS 158.8

    Brief letter in Judaeo-Arabic accompanying calendrical tables spanning 1007 years, informing the addressee about the tables.

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  18. 11018

    LetterENA 3594.6

    On recto, possibly a draft of a letter in Arabic script. Mentions Abū l-ʿAlāʾ the brother(?) of Saniyy al-Dawla. In the margins of recto, the …

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  19. 11019

    LetterENA NS 83.237

    Verso: Informal note addressed to 'my lord and master al-rayyis.' Unclear what the content is. Ends "waffaqahu allāh taʿālā in shāʾ allāh." On recto there …

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  20. 11020

    LetterENA NS 14.14

    Recto: Communal/administrative letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: likely ca. 1150–1250. Ordering payments to the usual people: Umm Nuṣayra the sister of Ḥayāʾ the wife of Yosef …

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  21. 11021

    LetterENA NS 11.21

    A learner's writing exercise in Judaeo-Arabic. The assignment was apparently to copy part of a letter in which the 'lofty' addressee was asked to purchase …

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  22. 11022

    LetterT-S 16.273

    Letter from Khalaf b. Mūsā (=Ḥalfon b. Moshe) al-Ḥaver al-Kohen on behalf of the whole congregation of "Ḥaṣer Adar" (חצר אדר). Saʿadya Gaʾon translates this …

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  23. 11023

    LetterENA NS 12.23

    Letter(s) in Judaeo-Arabic. It is not immediately clear if recto and verso are in the same handwriting or not. On recto, the addressee is a …

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  24. 11024

    LetterMoss. IXa,2.1

    Letter fragment, in Arabic script. Needs examination.

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  25. 11025

    LetterENA NS 11.6

    Fragment of a letter in Arabic script. 4 lines preserved, with the continuation written at an angle in the margin. Some phrases: ...فضلا عما . …

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  26. 11026

    LetterENA 2738.9

    Address of a letter from Thābit b. Hibatallāh to the amir Asad al-Dawla [wa-Man?]ṣuruhā al-Juyūshī al-Afḍalī. In Arabic script. This was reused for Hebrew text …

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  27. 11027

    LetterENA 2738.14

    Upper fragment: Informal note from Yosef b. Sheshet to Abū l-Faraj Yeshuʿa b. Ḥananya. In Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: Probably 12th or 13th century. The sender is …

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  28. 11028

    LetterENA 2738.27

    Letter from Yeḥiel b. Elyaqim to a certain Tamīm. In Hebrew. The addressee had come to Yehiel's home but missed him. The letter deals with …

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  29. 11029

    LetterENA 3928.5

    Fragment of a family letter in Arabic script. Dating: Likely 12th or 13th century, possibly from the circle of Eliyyahu the Judge (based on the …

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  30. 11030

    LetterENA 3935.13 + ENA 3935.14

    Right fragment: Letter fragment in Arabic script. Needs examination.

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  31. 11031

    LetterT-S As 177.367

    Note addressed to 'mawlāy al-rashīd' asking him to draw up an account (of money owed) on the sender's behalf for 'al-mawlā al-jalīl al-dayyān.' There are …

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  32. 11032

    LetterT-S AS 177.555

    Verso: Letter/petition requesting a covering (? kiswa). In Arabic script. Recto: Undeciphered document in Arabic script. Both sides need further examination.

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  33. 11033

    LetterENA NS 7.30 + ENA 4011.15

    Letter from Yefet b. Menashshe to his brother Abū l-Surūr Peraḥya b. Menashshe. In Judaeo-Arabic. Mentions: that Peraḥya's letter arrived with ʿAyyāsh; 17 dirhams; a …

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  34. 11034

    LetterT-S NS 38.43

    Letter fragment in Judaeo-Arabic. Yemeni hand. Partially vocalized. Unusual layout, with a very large text block in the left margin at a right angle to …

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  35. 11035

    LetterENA 3360.7

    Fragment of a letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Same hand as T-S 12.271. Needs examination. On recto (secondary use): Hebrew poetry.

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  36. 11036

    LetterENA 3225.7

    Letter in Hebrew. Crossed out with vertical strokes. Possibly also containing accounts. Late. "And also tell them. . . between you and her, because she …

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  37. 11037

    LetterT-S AS 161.179

    Letter fragment in Judaeo-Arabic. Refers to something al-Majīdī, which might place this during the period of al-Ḥāfiẓ (1132–49). Then refers to "the life of" (could …

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  38. 11038

    LetterT-S AS 167.313

    Letter fragment in Judaeo-Arabic. On parchment. Ordering items such as silk, pine resin (ʿilk ṣanawbar), and olive oil. Verso: List of goods in Judaeo-Arabic. Also …

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  39. 11039

    LetterT-S AS 167.293

    Letter addressed to Abū Isḥāq Ibrāhīm b. Natan al-Sabīʿī (aka Avraham b. Natan ha-Sheviʿi). The sender's name may include Yosef. Only the address is preserved …

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  40. 11040

    LetterT-S AS 149.111

    Note, mentioning a matter involving the Bet Din that needs to be resolved quickly. Probably from the office of Yehoshuaʿ Nagid (d. 1355). Dealing with …

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  41. 11041

    LetterT-S AS 167.207

    Small fragment of a letter in Judaeo-Arabic. The addressee is called "my brother" (yā akhī). Mentions a little salt (qalīl milḥ) and an ounce of …

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  42. 11042

    LetterT-S AS 166.22 + T-S AS 166.21 + T-S AS 166.20

    Letter fragments in Judaeo-Arabic. לא תעמלה . . . קליל מא לי שגל אלא אתרקב אל . . . אלנאס ענכם . . . . …

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  43. 11043

    LetterT-S AS 167.223

    Recto: Small fragment of a letter in Arabic script with wide line spacing, maybe official. Verso: Small fragment of a letter in Judaeo-Arabic with wide …

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  44. 11044

    LetterT-S AS 166.41

    Bottom of a family letter, written in a very rudimentary hand. Greetings from various people.

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  45. 11045

    LetterT-S AS 167.247

    Letter of appeal for charity. In Judaeo-Arabic. Reused on verso for Hebrew jottings.

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  46. 11046

    LetterT-S AS 166.77

    Small fragment of a letter in Judaeo-Arabic.

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  47. 11047

    LetterJRL SERIES B 4464

    Recto: Draft of the opening lines of a letter addressed to a certain Abū l-Faraj. Dating: ca. early 13th century. The hand is very cursive. …

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    • 2 / 2 leaves, recto
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  48. 11048

    LetterJRL SERIES B 6391

    Four letter fragments in Judaeo-Arabic. At least two of them (fols. 1 and 4) are probably from the same letter, but the other two fragments …

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    • 1 / 4 leaves, recto
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  49. 11049

    LetterJRL SERIES A 439

    A late letter from Yosef, asking to addressee to write a bill of permission to give a loan (שטר עסקא). In Hebrew. On recto pen …

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  50. 11050

    LetterT-S NS 36.7

    Communal letter addressed to the community of Minyat Zifta (קהל מוניה זיפתא). Dealing with a legal case. Mentions the late Mūsā; a guarantee or tax …

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