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  1. 51

    LetterT-S 6J11.11

    Business note in Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: 11th or 12th century. Mentions the arrival of the merchants and a request that the addressee write something in his …

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  2. 52

    LetterBodl. MS heb. d 66/45

    Letter addressed to Abū Sahl ha-Levi (the cantor of the Palestinian synagogue in Fustat, who died in 1211), with greetings also to his brothers Moshe …

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  3. 53

    LetterBL OR 10794.16

    Letter of appeal for charity. There are 10 lines of flowery Hebrew praises for the recipient followed by a space and then six lines of …

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  4. 54

    LetterT-S AS 145.345

    Tiny fragment of a letter mentioning Ḥayya ha-Kohen b. [...] and the writer’s illness. (Information from CUDL)

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  5. 55

    LetterT-S AS 149.40

    Letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Mentions numerous items of clothing and textiles. Written during an epidemic (wa-l-zamān zamān maraḍ, 3 lines from the bottom of recto). The …

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  6. 56

    LetterT-S AS 153.159

    Part of a letter with holiday greetings; writer describes his illness and explains that he is spending the holiday in the house of his brother’s …

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  7. 57

    LetterT-S Ar.40.117

    Recto: Letter in Arabic script. Possibly a draft, as it is covered with subsequent jottings. Addressed to 'the brother' Abū l-ʿAlā' (this is not completely …

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  8. 58

    LetterT-S Ar.13.15

    Letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: Likely ca. 12th–14th century. "When the letter arrived which you sent with the wife of my maternal uncle to Ibn Ṣaghīr …

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  9. 59

    LetterT-S Ar.35.276

    Letter in Arabic script. Fragment (lower part only). In lines 2–3 there is a report on the illness of a woman, who is now doing …

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  10. 60

    LetterT-S Ar.35.300

    Family letter in Judaeo-Arabic. The addressee is in Sammanūd. On recto, there are greetings and expressions of longing, "We have not enjoyed a day of …

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  11. 61

    LetterMoss. VII,150.2

    Letter from Peraḥya b. Yosef Yijū to Saadya b. Avraham Ibn al-Amshāṭī. Fragment. Dating: ca. 1160s. Same writer and addressee: Moss. VII,152.1, ENA 4020.1, ENA …

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  12. 62

    LetterMoss. VII,154.1

    Business letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Fragment. The writer excuses himself from something on account of his illness (ḍuʿfī) and worry (shughl sirrī).

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  13. 63

    LetterMoss. VII,188.3

    Fragment of a begging letter addressed to Avraham Maimonides in the name of a poor, sick man.

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  14. 64

    LetterMoss. IV,69.4

    Letter fragment in Judaeo-Arabic. Mentions a serious illness (marḍa shadīda).

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  15. 65

    LetterT-S NS 305.15

    Letter addressed to al-shaykh Abū l-[...] al-Yahūdī in Fustat. From his family members (maybe a brother?) outside of the capital. They urge him to come …

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  16. 66

    LetterT-S NS 225.12

    Letter from Yosef to his brother Elʿazar aka Abū Manṣūr b. Abū l-Surūr. In Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: Likely 12th or 13th century. Fragment (upper part of …

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  17. 67

    LetterT-S H7.13

    Most of the page contains series of poems. On one page there is a short note addressed to Eliyyahu the Judge from an in-law of …

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  18. 68

    LetterT-S NS J95b

    Letter to the judge Peraḥya (b. Yosef?). In Judaeo-Arabic. The sender (also a judge?) woke up sick, so instead of coming to work he sends …

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  19. 69

    LetterT-S NS 99.7

    Fragment of a Judaeo-Arabic letter addressed (in Arabic) to Abū l-Ḥasan Bishr b. Hilāl al-Baghdādī. The writer refers to his illness ([mā] anā ʿalayhi min …

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  20. 70

    LetterT-S 8K13.5

    Short letter from Bū l-Majd (Meir b. Yakhin), Fustat, to Bū l-Futūḥ (Yehuda b. al-ʿAmmānī), Alexandria. Meir reports that he received the letter containing the …

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  21. 71

    LetterAIU VII.E.25

    Letter from a certain Yehosef to Abū Isḥāq Ibrāhīm. Written on parchment in a crude Maghribī hand. In Judaeo-Arabic, with ~7 lines of possibly unrelated …

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  22. 72

    LetterJRL Gaster heb. ms 1772/17

    Letter in Judaeo-Arabic. The writer is recovering from illnesses and is in difficult financial straits. He asks for a loan of 62 dirhams.

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  23. 73

    LetterJRL Gaster ar. 352

    Letter addressed to Abū Saʿd. In Arabic script. The sender begs for an urgent loan of 5 dirhams, because he is sick. He will try …

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  24. 74

    LetterT-S 10J17.23

    Letter in Arabic script conveying a request not to keep back a man who is 'one of the peasants of my brother' (wa-huwa min fallāḥīn …

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  25. 75

    LetterENA NS 7.18

    Letter in Judaeo-Arabic addressed to 'the father' Abū Sahl. The writer reports that a sick man is in dangerous condition (al-marīḍ ʿalā khaṭar (or conceivably …

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  26. 76

    LetterENA 2808.25b

    Recto: Letter in the hand of Ḥalfon b. Menashshe to his 'brother' Abū Naṣr. In Judaeo-Arabic. Mentions a previous rebuke; the arrival of the physician …

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  27. 77

    LetterT-S AS 145.78

    Recto: Lower part of a note from an unknown sender to unknown addressee. In the hand of Shelomo b. Eliyyahu (like verso)? It seems this …

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  28. 78

    LetterT-S Misc.27.4.9

    Letter of appeal for charity or assistance. Addressed to Peraḥya ha-Kohen. The sender came down with an illness (wa-thāra ʿalā ʿabdih al-maraḍ) and he has …

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  29. 79

    LetterT-S 13J7.2

    Letter from a certain Yaʿqūb to Abū l-Faḍā'il b. Abū l-Saʿīd known as al-Yatīm. In Judaeo-Arabic. The addressee's mother has been sick. The addressee has …

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    1. אעלם חצרה מולאי אלשיך
    2. אלאגל אטאל אללה בקאה
    3. ואדאם עזה ונעמאה ומן
    4. חסון תופיקה לא אכלה גמע
    5. אללה ביננא עלי אסר חאל
    6. במנה וכרמה אן שא אללה
    7. ולדי תרי…

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  30. 80

    LetterT-S 13J18.9

    Letter from Shabbetay b. Moshe to Peraḥya b. Sasson 'ḥemdat ha-yeshiva'. Mainly in Hebrew, with a few phrases in Judaeo-Arabic and part of the address …

    1. בש רח
    2. אשרי כל ירא יהוה ההלך בדרכיו
    3. אשרי תמימי דרך אשרי ההוגים
    4. בתורת יהוה יומם ולילה
    5. משמים שלומות יאספו שרים ברכות יתוספו
    6. הצלחת מעשים יתעופפו בנאות ד…

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  31. 81

    LetterT-S 13J24.18

    Letter sent from Fustat by Shelomo b. Eliyyahu ha-Dayyan to Sitt Rayhan, expressing concern about her health (r3–11, v20, address), dealing with a house of …

    1. אלי סת ריחאן וגה אללה להא באלעאפיה
    2. וגמע שמלנא בהא קריבא במנה
    3. נעלמהא אן מא יעלם אחד מא עלי
    4. קלובנא מן אגל מרצך ולם יתגדד
    5. לנא כתאב ולא כבר יטמן קלובנא

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  32. 82

    LetterT-S 13J21.15

    Letter, draft, from Shelomo to Avraham ha-Sar, Ner ha-Maʿaravi, in childish script. He is unable to come because his father is ill. Information from Goitein's …

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  33. 83

    LetterT-S 13J35.13

    Letter from Abū l-Riḍā to his brother Shelomo. In Judaeo-Arabic with the address in Arabic script. Asking for urgent help with "ghathth al-bayt" (a problem …

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  34. 84

    LetterHalper 394

    Letter from ʿAmram b. Yosef to Mūsā b. Abī l-Ḥayy, Alexandria. Dating: 1094–97 CE. "The addressee Moses, mostly referred to as Mūsā, was active in …

    II, 5

    1. [אטא]ל אללה בקא מולאי אלשיך אלגליל ואדאם סלאמתה
    2. [וסעאדתה] ותאיידה ונעמתה ען חאל סלאמה ונעמה ושוק אליה
    3. [שדיד קרב אל]לה אלאגתמאע בה במנה ופצלה ע…

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  35. 85

    LetterBodl. MS heb. d 75/19

    Letter from Amram b. Yosef to Nahray b. Nissim inquiring about a letter sent to Aden Alexandria. Dating: 1094–97. ʿAmram has suffered from ophthalmia for …

    II, 3

    1. לכבוד גדלת קדשת מרינו ורבינו נהוראי ג[דול הישיבה ...]
    2. סנהדרא רבא אטאל אללה בקאה ואדאם סלא[מתה ...]
    3. ותאיידה ונעמתה ען חאל סלאמה ונעמה ושוק שד[י…

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  36. 86

    LetterT-S 28.20

    Letter from Ḥalfon and Bundār b. Maḍmūn, in Aden, to Sulaymān b. Abū Zikrī Kohen, in Fustat. Dating: ca. 1150 CE. Maḍmūn's two sons write …

    II, 61

    1. [ל]הא וליא ומעינא וחאפצא ונא[צרא פי גמיע אמורהא וכאן אגדל וארד]
    2. ורד ואבהג ואפד ופד וסרא ממלוכיהא בורודה וגדלא בופודה וקבלאה
    3. קבל פץ כתאמה ושכר…

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  37. 87

    LetterT-S 8J22.6

    Letter from Mevorakh b. Yiṣḥaq from Alexandria to his father in law, Seror (Surur) b. Ḥayyim b. Sabra in Fustat. Written a month after another …

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    1. [ ] ועלי אטאל אללה בקאך ואדאם עזך ותאיידך ונעמאך מן אלאסכנדריה לג' בקין
    2. [סל]אמה ונעמה ושוק אליכם שדיד קרב אללה אלאגתמאע עלי אחסן אלאחואל במנה

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  38. 88

    LetterBodl. MS heb. d 66/129

    Letter from Nissim b. Shela to the teacher Yiṣḥaq b. Ḥayyim Nafūsī. In Judaeo-Arabic. Contains detailed information about the sending and selling of books. People …

    Recto:

    1. בשמ רחמ
    2. אלדי אעלם בה מולאי אלמלמד נט ר[ח
    3. אן אלשמש תאבת אלכהן כאן קד סלם אלדפאתר
    4. אלדי לך ללחבר פלמא וצלת אעלמני בדלך
    5. פאנפדת אלי חמוה אבו אלחסי…

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  39. 89

    LetterDK 311 (alt: 3, 6)

    Business letter from Shelomo b. Avraham [. . .] Ruqqī to Abū l-Faraj Nissim b. Shelomo Ruqqī. "Abū l-Faraj Nissim, the recipient of this letter, …

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  40. 90

    LetterT-S NS J432

    Letter from Menashshe, in Damsīs, to Abū Hārūn Akhlābū ha-Kohen b. Hārūn, in Fustat. In Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: January 1, 1063. Regarding a purchase of shoes …

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  41. 91

    LetterBodl. MS heb. d 66/40

    Letter from Avraham b. Abī l-Ḥayy, in Alexandria, to his brother Mūsā, presumably in Fustat. Dating: ca. 1075 CE, several months after the death of …

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  42. 92

    LetterCUL Or.1080 J271

    Letter from Avraham b. Abi al-Hayy, from Alexandria, to his brother Musa. Around 1075. The writer is worried about their sister, Jarba, who is about …

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  43. 93

    LetterENA 3796.11

    Letter from a man, in Fustat, to his brothers Yūsuf and Ibrāhīm, unknown location. He blames his delay on the ״כר״ that belongs to Baqā', …

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  44. 94

    LetterBodl. MS heb. c 13/15 + Bodl. MS heb. e 108/69

    Fragment of a letter on behalf of the lepers of Tiberias.

    1. שלומות אפודים וברכות | וטובות אחודים ונחמות אגודים
    2. כלל כל המחמדים וחכמת הנחמדי|ם ליקר כבוד קדוש מר ור
    3. אוהב חסד ורודף צדק יושמר נצר מ|כל רע ומכל נזק …

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  45. 95

    LetterBodl. MS heb. c 13/17

    Fragment of a letter from the lepers of Tiberias, probably to Fustat.

    1. ....
    2. ]תמך בבנין או [ ] התהלך [
    3. ] בעליה עושה חסדים עם כל ע[ובר ושב
    4. ] אחיכם המתפללים על חייכם והמבקשי[ם טובתכם
    5. א]ת רבנא יכין לביתו שלום וכן יעשה ברחמ[…

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  46. 96

    LetterBodl. MS heb. c 13/18

    Fragment of a letter from the lepers of Tiberias to Mukhtar and his brother.

    1. [ שלום] כלול לשני האחים העשירים היקרים [ ]
    2. [ ] אוהבי תורה ובעליה עושי [חסדים] בני רבנ[א ]
    3. [מנו אחיך המתפללים על אריכות] חיך והמבקשים טובתיך ומצורינו…

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  47. 97

    LetterBodl. MS heb. d 74/46

    Letter from Nahray b. Nissim, in Būṣīr, to Abū Isḥāq Barhūn b. Ṣāliḥ al-Tahirti and his cousin Barhun b. Mūsā, in Fustat. Dating: February 11, …

    (יש כ?ן דברימ ש?י ? ברורי? מן הטקסט המודפס ויש לבדוק בכתב היד, ?ך ל?

    מצ?תי ?ותו)

    1. כת?בי י? סידי ומול?י ?ט?ל ?ללה בק?ך ו?ד?? סל?מתך וסע?דתך וצרף ?ל
    2. ?ס…

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  48. 98

    LetterDK 237.2 (alt: XV)

    Letter from Yiṣḥaq b. David b. Sughmār, Fustat, to his partner Makhlūf b. ʿAzarya, Jerusalem. (DK XV, ed. Gil, Palestine, Pt. 3, pp. 178-183.) The …

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    1. כתאבי יאסידי ומולאי אטאל אללה בקאך ואדאם סלאמתך וסעאדתך וציאנתך
    2. מן אלפסטאט י בקין מן טבת ען סלאמה ואלחמד ללה רב אלעאלמין ושוק
    3. [אליך שדיד] אסל …

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  49. 99

    LetterENA NS 17.8

    Letter from the lepers of Tiberias. Fragment. Written by Hillel b. Yoshua. (Gil)

    ENA NS 17, f. 8 ed. Gil, Palestine, Pt. 2, p.463 (Doc. #256), C.B. 01-11-88 (p) Fragment of a letter from the lepers of Tiberias. Written by Hillel b…

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    LetterT-S 6J10.2

    Letter from Abū Zikrī b. Ḥananel to Abū l-Afrāḥ ʿArūs b. Yosef al-Arajawānī. In Judaeo-Arabic, with the address partially in Arabic script. Concerning business matters, …

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