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    LetterENA 2555.1

    Letter in Hebrew narrating the trouble caused by Ben Meir including quoting at length a letter sent by the elders. Entered in Geniza collection as …

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    LetterT-S AS 83.258

    The text is responding, in the fragment extant, to two arguments that were made by ben Meir against the Babylonians at the time of the …

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    Paraliterary textT-S NS 98.47

    A brief narrative of the calendar controversy of 921/2 appears within a treatise or manual in Judaeo-Arabic on the Jewish calendar, which was composed and …

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    LetterStras. 4038/1–6

    Geonic responsum about the calendar controversy of Ben Meir, dated 994–95 CE. It is attributed to Hayye Gaon. Preserved here is the second of two …

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    Literary textT-S NS 194.92 + T-S 8K4

    Two folios of this 12-folio manuscript of the Book of the Calendar Controversy, about the disagreement between Jewish leaders of Palestine and Babylonia on how …

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    Literary textENA 2555.1 + T-S 10K3 + T-S NS 175.57 + ENA 2556.1

    Manuscript of the Book of the Calendar Controversy, about the disagreement between Jewish leaders of Palestine and Babylonia on how to calculate the calendar year …

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    LetterT-S AS 160.96

    This text is preserved in one very fragmentary folio, T-S AS 160.96. What survives indicates that it is about the midday calendar limit, whereby the …

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    LetterBodl. MS Heb. d.74/31 + T-S 13K2.4 + T-S 13K2.5 + Bodl. MS Heb. d.74/30

    Collection of letters relating to the calendar controversy of 921–22. This is part of what Sacha Stern (2020) calls the Letters Miscellany: Letter 4 of …

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    LetterT-S 10J32.1 + Lévi 1900b + T-S NS 98.18 + Bodl. MS heb. d 74/27

    Letter 1 of 4 of Letters Miscellany, a collection of letters representing both sides of the calendar controversy. Letters 1 and 2 are pro-Babylonian. Both …

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    Literary textT-S 10K4

    Latest, most formal, and most perfected, copy of the Book of the Calendar Controversy. About the disagreement between Jewish leaders of Palestine and Babylonia on …

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    Literary textT-S 8K5

    This manuscript is the earliest copy we have of the Book of the Calendar Controversy. About the disagreement between Jewish leaders of Palestine and Babylonia …

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    Literary textT-S NS 219.29

    New discovery of a copy of the Book of the Calendar Controversy. About the disagreement between Jewish leaders of Palestine and Babylonia on how to …

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    LetterT-S 6Ja1

    Partially preserved 11th century copy of one of three letters written by Saadya in the course of the 921-922 calendar controversy between Palestinians and Babylonians. …

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    Literary textT-S NS 262.17 + T-S AS 155.112

    This recently discovered document presents a detailed account of the calendar controversy from the perspective of a Qaraite. It is also the only source confirming …

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    LetterT-S 13K2.3 + Bodl. MS Heb. d 74/29

    Letter 2 of 4 of Letters Miscellany, a collection of letters representing both sides of the calendar controversy. Letter 2, of which only one folio …

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    LetterT-S 13K2.1 + Bodl. MS Heb. d 74/28 + T-S 13K2.2 + T-S NS 309.68b

    Letter 3 of 4 of Letters Miscellany, a collection of letters representing both sides of the calendar controversy. Letter 3 responds to a letter from …

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    LetterT-S 6Ja1 + Halper 332 + Bodl. MS heb. f 56/83

    Partially preserved 11th century copy of second of three letters written by Saadya in the course of the 921-922 calendar controversy between Palestinians and Babylonians. …

    1. וכה הסכים ראש הגולה
    2. וראשי הישיבות וכל האלופים 
    3. וכל החכמים מבין עם תלמיד 
    4. והכריזו מרחשון וכסלו שלמין 
    5. והפסח בשלישי בשבת 
    6.      גם אנכי כתבתי עם אגרות…

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    Paraliterary textT-S Ar.29.129

    This manuscript, T-S Ar 29.129, contains the first part of Palestinian Calendar Manual 1. It provides as much information as is needed for an individual …

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    Paraliterary textT-S Ar. 29.190 fol.9

    This manuscript, T-S Ar. 29.190 fol. 9, contains the first part of Palestinian Calendar Manual 1, of which the other text witness is T-S Ar. …

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