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    LetterT-S AS 173.380 + T-S AS 152.242

    Fragment of a mercantile letter in Judaeo-Arabic, probably from Maḍmun b. Ḥasan in Aden to Avraham Ibn Yiju. May be a second copy of ENA …

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    LetterT-S NS 183.81

    Letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Yemeni hand? Very damaged and faded. Dating: 12th century. Some of the names mentioned are related to India Book II, such as …

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    LetterT-S AS 219.131

    A mirror imprint of T-S AS 219.129 - but much easier to read. A business letter, much damaged and faded, but certainly belong to India …

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    List or tableT-S AS 206.223

    Memorandum (tadhkira) of goods sent, written probably by Abū Zikrī Kohen. In line 1 we might be able to complete [Abū l-Khay]r [b. M]ūsā al-Barqī, …

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    Legal documentENA 3082.2 + ENA 3082.3

    Legal query written by Halfon b. Netanʾel ha-Levi sent to Elʿazar al-Qasabi. Addendum to India Book IV. AA

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    LetterMoss. III,92.1

    Letter from Yaʿaqov b. Bin[yamin] to the Nagid Maḍmūn b. Yefet (d. 1151). In Hebrew and Aramaic(!). Only the first few lines on recto and …

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    LetterBL OR 5542.23

    Letter from Peraḥya b. Yosef Yiju to Abū l-Fakhr Saʿadya [b. Avraham Ibn al-Amshāṭī]. In Hebrew (for the introduction) and Judaeo-Arabic (for the body). This …

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    LetterENA NS 45.6

    Letter from Abū l-Faraj b. Sāl[im] to Abū l-Fuḍayl Ibn al-Amshāṭī. In Judaeo-Arabic. Not a great deal of the content remains. It seems that the …

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    1. בש רח
    2. חצרה מולאי וסיידי אטאל אללה בקאה ואדאם עזה
    3. וכבת חאסדתה ואעדאה ומן חסן תופיקה [לא אכלאה
    4. גמע אללה ביננא עלי אסר חאל במנה וכר[מה
    5. ואמא גיר …

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    LetterT-S AS 173.57

    Fragment of a mercantile letter in Judaeo-Arabic, probably from Maḍmun b. Ḥasan in Aden to Avraham Ibn Yiju. Cf. PGPID 5479 and PGPID 38566. ASE

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    LetterT-S AS 152.102

    Letter from Abū Zikrī Kohen to Abū Saʿīd Ḥalfon b. Moses, trustee of the Yeshiva. (Information from CUDL). Should be added to India Book V. …

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    LetterENA NS 33.16

    Letter from [...] Sulaymān Kohen to [...] b. Mūsā. In Judaeo-Arabic. Mentions Abū l-Raḍiyy; the purchase of an ʿarḍī cloth from Fustat; 'the prices of …

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    List or tableT-S Ar.42.40

    Accounts in Arabic script, including merchandise from India and trips to India. Mentions people such as Bundār (several times) and Khalaf. (Information in part from …

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    LetterT-S NS J339

    Business letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: Probably 12th century. The sender asks for news of a trader in Yemen should anyone arrive from there. There are …

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    LetterENA NS 30.6

    Letter. In Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: probably 12th century. The sender's name appears in the upper left corner but is very faded (Khalfūn?). He mentions having left …

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    Legal documentT-S 8.201

    Legal document, concerning the will of [Avraham] b. Peraḥya [Yiju]. Dating: probably 1160–65 or 1160–69 CE, as it was drawn up under the authority of …

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    LetterT-S AS 152.191

    Fragment from a letter/petition from Abū Saʿīd Ibn al-Muʿallima to Maḍmūn b. [Ḥasan] the Nagid of Yemen. In Judaeo-Arabic, with long introductory formulae in Hebrew. …

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    LetterAIU VII.E.173

    Letter fragment in Judaeo-Arabic. The hand appears to be that of the India trader Makhlūf b. Mūsā (cf. T-S 8.69 (PGPID 9265)). Possibly a draft, …

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    Legal documentT-S AS 154.515

    Legal fragment. On parchment. Looks like the handwriting of Natan b. Shemuel. Acknowledgment made by Yeshuʿa ha-Kohen (perhaps the same trader as in ENA 1822A.75 …

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    LetterT-S NS 224.200

    Small fragment from a letter in Judaeo-Arabic. May be in the hand of Abū l-Rabiʿ Sulaymān the son of Abū Zikrī Kohen (cf. ENA NS …

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    LetterT-S NS 305.54

    Letter in Arabic script. Tall and skinny. Damaged at the beginning. Dating: Perhaps 12th century. The sender is evidently a merchant en route to India: …

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    LetterENA 2575.7 + ENA 2575.8

    Letter reporting the sinking of a ship in the Red Sea, dating probably from the 14th century or later based on the mention of the …

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    List or tableENA NS 48.5

    Accounts in Judaeo-Arabic. For pepper, lac, etc., bought and sold in Fustat (the two sides are headed by מערפה שרא אלרחל and שרח מא אשתרי …

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    List or tableJRL SERIES B 5061

    Accounts in Judaeo-Arabic. Detailed and well-preserved. People named: Ibn al-Maqāniʿī; Abū ʿAlī al-Ṣūrī; Zikrī b. Yaḥyā; Yūsuf b. A[...]; Yiṣḥaq b. Bundār (perhaps the same …

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    LetterT-S AS 149.96

    Letter from Maḥrūz b. Yaʿaqov (active ca. 1131–50), either in Aden or in India, to (his brother-in-law Abū Zikrī) Yehuda ha-Kohen, in Fustat. In Judaeo-Arabic. …

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    LetterENA 2738.20

    Recto: Letter in poetic Hebrew, addressed to Rabbenu Yehuda (=Abū Zikrī Kohen) asking for help, because "bread has run out."

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    LetterENA NS 64.4

    Letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Only the upper right corner is preserved. Recommends the bearer for charity and probably asks the addressee to intervene on his behalf …

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    List or tableAIU VII.A.38.2

    This fragment is actually several fragments stuck together. Much of it consists of extensive business accounts of an India trader. In Judaeo-Arabic. Mentioning many items …

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    Legal documentT-S Misc.34.42

    Legal document. In the hand of Ḥalfon b. Menashshe. May be a declaration made by the merchant Benaya b. Mūsā (line 6). Mentions "all that …

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    LetterT-S AS 155.307

    Business letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Connected to both the India trade and trade in the Maghrib. Mentions: lac, clove, nutmeg, civet, pepper; someone meeting with the …

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    LetterT-S AS 155.101

    Mercantile letter. Very faded. Mentions Aden in l. 7 and ʿAydhāb in l. 10. Later (l. 18) reports that Yiṣḥaq al-Nafūsī traveled this year to …

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    LetterT-S Ar.29.101

    Letter in Arabic script. Related to the 12th-century India trade. Mentions Abū l-ʿAlāʾ b. Abū Naṣr al-Isrāʾīlī al-Tājir (the trader) who arrived from Egypt this …

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    List or tableENA 2738.20

    Verso: List in the hand of Abū Zikrī Kohen. Mentions: saffron; mazāwir; minshafa in a blue kerchief; arjīs (=narjīs?); "swords" (suyūf); and almond. Goitein suggests …

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    LetterENA 2744.5

    Letter from Hārūn b. Bunyām to Abū Zikrī Yehuda b. Yosef ha-Kohen. (Same sender and addressee as T-S AS 153.193.) Little of the content remains. …

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    LetterBodl. MS heb. f 106/64

    Business letter. In Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: Likely 12th century, based on handwriting. Mentions red sulfur (kibrīt aḥmar), the estate of the addressee's dead brother, and perhaps …

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    1. אלכברית אלאחמר אלדי באעני [
    2. אחמר ואמא מא דכרת אן אלמרוחם
    3. יוסף אכוך ימצא רחמים אן קד כלף שי
    4. והו תחת אלחוטה פהדא שי אן בעיד עלי
    5. . . . . . . . כא…

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    LetterT-S Ar.39.55

    Letter in Arabic script, with one phrase in Hebrew script. From the medieval India trade. Dating: likely second half of the 12th century (mentions Ibn …

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    List or tableT-S NS 297.252

    Commercial accounts in Arabic script and Greek/Coptic numerals (with the name of the month מרחשון written in Hebrew script three times). Written on cloth. The …

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    LetterT-S AS 158.282 + T-S AS 158.279 + T-S AS 158.281

    Three fragments of a letter written by Maḍmūn b. Ḥasan, belonging to the addenda to India Book II. AA/ASE

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    LetterENA 2160.50

    Letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Dealing mainly with business matters. The sender is sorting through accounts (e.g., "I checked my ledger (daftarī) and did not find anything."). …

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    LetterT-S 12.85

    Business letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Addressed to a certain Avraham, c/o the shop of Abū l-Ḥasan al-Ṣā'igh, in Fustat. The sender asks the addressee to send …

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    List or tableT-S NS 297.2

    Bifolio of accounts in Arabic script. Headed with a basmala followed by "in the hand of Abū Naṣr." Listing mainly fabrics and garments (mandīl, niṣāfī, …

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    LetterT-S Misc.28.190

    Letter in the hand of Ḥalfon b. Netanʾel ha-Levi. In Judaeo-Arabic. Quite faded. He excuses the messiness with the fact that he is writing this …

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    LetterENA NS 45.30

    Letter fragment from Khiyār b. Yaʿqūb to Abū l-Afrāḥ ʿArūs b. Yūsuf. In Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: Late 11th century. Reused for business accounts on verso. On …

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    List or tableT-S AS 145.241

    Accounting for an India trader, in the hand of Ḥalfon b. Menashshe? Mentions goods such as hyacinth and pepper, and their quantities, and many other …

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    LetterENA NS 36.25

    Fragment of a mercantile letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Probably relating to the 12th-century India trade. Mentions Abū Manṣūr; Amīn al-[...]; the Kārim fleet and whether something …

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    LetterAIU XII.116

    Fragment of a mercantile letter in Arabic script. Relatively large (the bottom 22 lines are preserved + 4 lines in the margin + remnants of …

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    LetterT-S NS 305.169

    Letter fragment. In Arabic script, with a single word in Hebrew script (ניסן). Dating: Likely 12th or 13th century. The preserved text is written at …

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    LetterBodl. MS heb. e 98/72

    Letter from Khalaf b. Isḥāq to someone whose name includes Shemaʿya, sent to the house of Abū Yaʿqūb Yūsuf b. al-Qudsī, in Fustat. In Judaeo-Arabic …

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    List or tableENA NS 50.6

    Accounts in Judaeo-Arabic and in Arabic script. Dating: 12th century. Featuring Abū ʿAlī Yeḥezqel Al-Dimyāṭī, the brother of Ḥalfon b. Netanel, as well as Khalaf …

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    LetterJRL Gaster heb. ms 1760/14

    Lower fragment: Letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Opens with a poem in Hebrew mourning separation and praising the addressee (אהה עלי אחים אשר היו אגודה והפרידם זמן …

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    LetterT-S Ar.34.142

    Letter in Arabic script from Abū ʿAlī(?) Yefet(?) b. Avraham Ibn al-Amshāṭī. Mentions going to Abū ʿAlī b. al-Dimyāṭī (=Yeḥezqel b. Netanel ha-Levi) and borrowing …

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