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    LetterJRL Gaster ar. 231

    Letter in Arabic script. Fragmentary. Includes the phrase "al-dukhūl ilā awsāṭ al-bilād" ("entering into the heart of the country"), then refers to Byzantium (bilād al-Rūm).

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    LetterT-S 12.394

    Letter in Hebrew by a bibliophile from Byzantium, whose family name is Pinhasi, to a scribe in a provincial town in Egypt, named Perahya (probably …

    ‏ בשמ רחמ ‎ 1
    ‏ בחרתי האחות בחיבוק המ/מ/ . . ה באזורי ‎ 2
    ‏ תושיה הא…

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    LetterT-S 20.84

    Letter from one community to another (possibly from Byzantium to Egypt), appealing for assistance on behalf of prisoners and the poor. Signed by Joseph b. …

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    LetterMoss. II,102.1

    Fragment of a business letter in Judaeo-Arabic to Abū Isḥāq Ibrāhīm (?), mentioning someone who died in Balad al-Rūm and licorice (sūs). The handwriting is …

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    Legal documentT-S 16.374

    Marriage contract (ketubba). One of the very few Byzantine ketubbot to have survived. Location: Mastaura, on the Meander River (in Asia Minor). Dated: Friday, 4 …


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    ‏ בשישי בשבת לירח ניסן בארבעה ימים בו בשנת ארבעת ‎ 1
    ‏ אלפים ושבע מאות ושמנים ושתים לברית עולם למיניין ‎ 2
    ‏ דירגילנא לממנא ביה במ…

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    LetterT-S 13J24.11

    A letter from Alexandria relating to Jewish prisoners from Byzantium who were brought to Egyptian ports. Detailed summary in Mann, Jews, vol. 1, p. 91. …

    ‏ אל האיש החושק עשות רצון הש[ם] . . . ‎ 1
    ‏ היושבי במרומים למען קרית ש . . . [מר] ‎ 2
    ‏ …

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    LetterT-S 12.179

    Letter sent from Saʿd, in Egypt, to his son-in-law Aharon, in Seleucia in Byzantine Asia Minor. Saʿd had believed his son-in-law to be dead, killed …

    ‏ בשמ רחמ ‎ 1
    ‏ שלום רב לאהבי תורתיך ואין למו מכשול ‎ 2
    ‏ …

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    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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    LetterCUL Add.3335

    Letter from a Jewish notable who had previously been minister of finance in Egypt, seeking assistance from the Jewish community in Constantinople. This very long …

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    Unknown typeDK 36

    There are 32 folios sharing this shelfmark. See individual PGPIDs for more information. Most of it consists of a notebook, probably belonging to a Byzantine …

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    LetterT-S K25.85

    Letter from a man to his brother. In Judaeo-Arabic, in a lovely hand. Dating: 11th or 12th century. Refers to the addressee's pilgrimage the preceding …

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    LetterENA NS 2.13

    Important business letter sent from Alexandria to Fustat by a Maghribi merchant named Nissim who, coming from al-Mahdiyya, had arrived in Alexandria at time of …

    ‏ . . . .] מן . . . .[.]. . . .ון א[. . . .]לון מן ג דנאניר אלתוב . . . . . .ן ונצ.[. . ‎ 1
    ‏ . . . . . . . . . . . . . .] דינ אלתנא אלי כ…

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    LetterT-S AS 152.360

    Recto: Letter in Hebrew. Dating: early 13th century, based on the mention of the Judge Anaṭoli in the penultimate line. The sender is apparently a …

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    LetterT-S Ar.53.37

    Letter from a blind man in Salonica to his son Ismāʿīl in Egypt. In Judaeo-Arabic. Written on vellum in a scholarly hand. The first page …


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    ‏ מע צביה [[נ]] צגירה ולהא חט ואיצא אליהוד מא ‎ 1
    ‏ יתחשוני ומא ענדי שי נכרג בה אליכם ואנא פי ‎ 2
    ‏ ג נפוס ואכשא אן נת…

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    LetterT-S 12.338

    Letter from Yeshu'a ha-Kohen ha-Ḥaver, an official in Alexandria, to Nahray b. Nissim. Yeshu'a writes to raise money to free three Jews held by Italian …


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    ‏ שלום אבירנו נכבדנו כק מר ור נהראי פאר התלמידים ‎ 1
    ‏ וכתר הנבונים ירבה אלהינו השוכן מרום לנסוח ‎ …

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    LetterENA 2744.2

    Letter from Ṣadoq (b. Shemuel or b. Yehuda) Ibn al-ʿAmmānī, in Alexandria, to Moshe b. Ḥalfon ha-Kohen Ibn Ghulayb ʿAyn ha-ʿEda Paqid ha-Soḥarim etc., in …

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    LetterT-S 12.575

    Letter on behalf of a Byzantine woman named Rachel, in Alexandria, to Eliyyahu the Judge, in Fustat. The main part of the letter (in Judaeo-Arabic) …

    ‏ בשם רחמ ממלוכתה רחל אלגיורת אלרומיה ‎ 1
    ‏ תקבל אלארץ בין ידי [סיי]דנא אלדיאן כגק מרנו ורבנו אליהו הדיין תפארת ‎ …

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    LetterT-S 13J9.4

    Letter from Shimʿon b. Shaʾul b. Yisraʾel ha-Ṭulayṭulī, in Jerusalem, to his sister Ballūṭa in Toledo. The writer (a Rabbanite) relays two years of news …

    ‏ בשם רם ונשא ‎ 1
    ‏ כתאבי אליך יאכתי וחביבה קלבי אטאל אללה…

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    LetterT-S 13J21.17

    Letter from a physician in Silifke (Seleucia) to his sister's husband, presumably in Fustat. Dated 21 July 1137. "The Emperor John II Comnenus was on …


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    ‏ אישה כי תזריע ושאן . . . ן ‎ 1
    ‏ דכר כמא כתבת אליך פיוט עמלתה …

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