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    LetterCUL Or.1081 J27

    Letter about naval warfare off the Ifrīqiyan coast (1100).


    ‎Ms. University Library Cambridge Or 1081 J 27, ed. S. D. Goitein,"Glimpses from the Cairo Geniza on naval warfare in the Mediterraneanand on th…

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    State documentT-S Misc.25.144

    Report to the chancery of al-Afḍal, probably. In Arabic script. Nine lines from the middle of the report are nearly completely preserved. Sent from a …

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    LetterMoss. IV,11.1

    Copy of a letter sent from one of the Syrian communities to Damascus. In Hebrew. Conveying their distress at the imminent arrival and encampment of …

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    LetterT-S 13J27.17

    Letter from Spain to Egypt about a war in the Mediterranean (spring, 1137). Naval battle between Muslims and Christians

    ‏ בין אלמס]למין ובין אלרום ומא בקי אחד יגסר ידכר ‎ 1
    ‏ ס]פר פי אלבחר פבקית אנתטר אחד אלמראכב ‎ 2
    ‏ אמא אלפכרי ואמא אלגיטאני פשא אל…

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    LetterDK 242 (alt: XXI) + T-S AS 146.3

    Letter draft from the Rabbanite leaders of Fustat/Cairo to the Rabbanite leaders of Ashqelon. Dating: Summer 1099 CE. The letter recounts how the Nagid Mevorakh …

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    ‏ בשמ רח ‎ …

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    LetterENA NS I.62

    Recto: Letter of appeal from a woman who "is among the captives from Palestine." Dating: both Goitein and Gil date this document to the early …


    ‎ENA NS 1, f. 62, ed. Gil, Palestine, Pt. 3, pp.461-462 (Doc. #580), C.B. 10-6-87 (p) Letter from a captive from Palestine requesting the help of the…

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    LetterT-S 18J2.10

    Letter to Abū l-Ḥusayn b. Abū l-Khayr al-ʿAkkāwī, Fustat, from his uncle (khāl) Ṣadoq b. Namir he-Ḥaver, Tiberias. "The imprisonment (and torture) of defaulting debtors …

    ‏ בשמ רחמ ברוך הגבר אשר יבטח בה' וג' ‎ 1
    ‏ מוגב הדה אלאסטר אלי אלולד אלעזיז (אטא)ל ‎ 2
    ‏ א…

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    LetterBodl. MS heb. a 3/27

    Copy of a letter from Menaḥem b. Eliyyahu, in an unspecified location near Salonica and Constantinople. In Hebrew, with occasional phrases in Judaeo-Arabic. Probably composed …

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    LetterT-S AS 149.6

    Letter addressed to a judge. In Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: 1221–52 CE, as it mentions Crusaders ("Franks") fighting at al-Manṣūra 2 years prior. At that time, Sayyidnā …

    ‏ ייי יהיה בכסלך ושמר רגלך מל[כד ‎ 1
    ‏ …

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    LetterENA 2559.5

    Letter from Jalāl al-Dawla. Dated: 1237 CE. Concerns in part a negotiation between members of the Jewish community and Christians about preventing Jews from entering …


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    ‏ יגי גאנדאר יקול אלצאחב יסלם עליך[ ‎ 1
    ‏ חואיגכם וגאבו לנא פואכה וגירהא וכנת אגתמע בהם ‎ 2
    ‏ וגרי חדית פ…

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    Legal documentT-S 24.74

    Legal testimony. In the hand of Avraham b. Natan Av. No witness signatures. Location: Cairo. Dated: Thursday, 27 Adar I 1415 Seleucid, which is 1104 …

    ‏ מעשה שהיה לפנינו אנו החתומים למטה כן הוה חצר אלינא ‎ 1
    ‏ בבית דין באלקאהרה אלמעזיה יום אלכמיס אלסאבע ואלעשרין ‎ 2
    ‏ …

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    LetterT-S 20.145 + T-S AS 153.176 + T-S AS 153.177

    Description from T-S 20.145: Letter/petition from ʿAmram b. Aharon ha-Kohen "the seventh" (the son-in-law of the head of the Palestinian Yeshiva, Evyatar b. Shelomo ha-Kohen) …

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    LetterBodl. MS heb. b 11/7

    Letter from an older Maghribī traveler, in Alexandria, to his cousin, somewhere in the Maghrib. In Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: ca. 1100 CE. Evidently this letter was …

    ‏ בשרח ‎ 1
    ‏ לו דהבת אצף נא ענדי מן אלארתיאח נחו מולאי אכי ובן דודי ‎ 2
    ‏ [[לם ת]] אטאל…

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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 …


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

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    LetterT-S 10J5.6 + T-S 20.113

    Letter from the Qaraite Jews of Ashqelon to the Qaraites and Rabbanites of Fustat. Dating: Summer 1100 CE. The letter deals with the ransoming of …


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    ‎(A) T-S 10J5.6, recto:
    ‏ ויפדם שומר יצחק ויעזרם צור יעקב ויהי למו משגב [. . . . . וימלא] ‎ 1
    ‏ …

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