Search Documents

Filters

48 total results

  1. 1

    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 …

    No Scholarship Records

    Tags

    View document details
  2. 2

    State documentT-S NS 158.95

    Formal letter in Arabic script. Dating: Perhaps 12th or 13th century based on handwriting. From ʿAbdallāh b. [...]. He reports that he has obeyed the …

    No Scholarship Records

    Tags

    View document details
  3. 3

    LetterMoss. V,353.1

    Recto: Note from a sick man to a physician, it seems beseeching him to assist an older family member who is also sick. "By the …

    1 Transcription

    Tags

    • 1r
    • 1v
    View document details
  4. 4

    LetterT-S 13J28.6

    Letter from Nissim b. Ḥalfon, probably from Tinnīs, to Nahray b. Nissim, Fustat. Dating: Probably from November 17, 1046. The letter contains personal information: the …

    2 Transcriptions 1 Discussion

    Tags

    • 1r
    • 1v
    View document details
  5. 5

    LetterAIU XII.117

    Recto: Letter from "your student Bū l-Majd" to a high-ranking physician. In Arabic script. The writer asks the addressee in formal terms to come by …

    No Scholarship Records

    Tags

    View document details
  6. 6

    LetterT-S AS 152.34

    Letter to a doctor with his reply (CUDL). "Medical enquiry to a doctor with his reply. This document type is a responsa type dealing with …

    1 Transcription 1 Translation

    Tags

    • 1r
    • 1v
    View document details
  7. 7

    LetterT-S NS 324.73

    Letter. In Judaeo-Arabic. "Your friend, my brother Abū Bishr Al-Ṭabīb (the physician) sends his regards and asks you to honor him with whatever you need. …

    No Scholarship Records

    Tags

    View document details
  8. 8

    LetterT-S 10J14.3

    Letter from Sahlān b. Avraham perhaps to Efrayim b. Shemarya. Dating: ca. 1030 CE. Written in a calligraphic hand and beautiful biblical style. Only the …

    ‏ . כומות השלומות לה חב[ ‎ 1
    ‏ רצופות להחפות ולהגבר [ ‎ 2
    ‏ מ . ו // . //תכם לכב גד קדש מר[ ‎ 3
    ‏ …

    2 Transcriptions 1 Discussion

    Tags

    • 1r
    • 1v
    View document details
  9. 9

    LetterT-S Misc.25.130

    Letter from Ṣāliḥ b. Dā'ūd, in Tinnīs, to Nahray b. Nissim, in Fustat. Dating: ca. 1055 CE. Regarding the debt and goods belonging to the …

    2 Transcriptions

    Tags

    • 1r
    • 1v
    View document details
  10. 10

    LetterENA NS 34.14

    Fragment from the beginning a letter in Judaeo-Arabic, in lovely and distinctive handwriting. The writer has been forced to stay in a funduq due to …

    No Scholarship Records

    Tags

    • 1
    • 2
    View document details
  11. 11

    Legal documentHalper 357

    Legal document in Arabic script. A woman named Jamīla has an eye disease and contracts Hibat Allāh b. Ibrāhīm b. Yaʿqūb al-Yahūdī to treat her. …

    No Scholarship Records

    Tags

    View document details
  12. 12

    LetterT-S AS 152.4

    Letter in which a patient reports to his physician, describing his illness and asking for a prescription. Full translation by Goitein, Mediterranean Society, V, 105. …

    ‏ בר ‎ 1
    ‏ יא מולאי אלרייס אבו אלרצא ‎ 2
    ‏ תעלם חצרתך ואני נפצתני ‎ 3
    ‏ אלברד ואלחמא מן…

    1 Transcription 1 Discussion

    Tags

    • 1r
    • 1v
    View document details
  13. 13

    LetterENA 2805.10

    Letter from Isḥāq b. ʿAlī al-Majjānī, probably in al-Mahdiyya, to Nahray b. Nissim, in Fustat. Dating: Aound 1040. In Judaeo-Arabic. The letter deals with disagreements …

    2 Transcriptions

    Tags

    • 1
    • 2
    View document details
  14. 14

    LetterMoss. II,198

    Letter from Saʿdān to ʿEli. In Hebrew and Judaeo-Arabic. The sender reports that he is prostrated in his house (maṭrūḥ fī l-bayt) and the doctor …

    No Scholarship Records

    Tags

    View document details
  15. 15

    LetterF 1908.44C

    Letter from Avraham b. Abī l-Ḥayy, Alexandria, to his brother Mūsā, Fusṭāṭ, around 1075 CE. The writer, whose livelihood depends on payments from the addressee, …

    1 Transcription

    Tags

    View document details
  16. 16

    LetterT-S 13J18.20

    Letter from an army doctor, in Ashmūm Ṭannāḥ (present-day Ashmūn al-Rummān), to his son, in an unknown location. The purpose of the letter is to …

    ‏ ואלדה כפי פיה אלאסוא ‎ 1
    ‏ וצל כתאב אלולד אלאגל אלעזיז אטאל אללה בקאה וכבת אעדאה ‎ 2
    ‏ …

    1 Transcription 1 Discussion

    Tags

    • 1r
    • 1v
    View document details
  17. 17

    LetterT-S 8J16.27

    Letter from Natan b. Shelomo ha-Kohen, Fustat, to his cousin Toviyya b. Eli ha-Kohen, in a smaller town, in which the writer refers to the …

    ‏ כתבת הדה אלאחרף אלי מולאי אלחבר נט רחמ ‎ 1
    ‏ ענד כתרה שוקנא לכתאבה אד קד אנקטע ענא ‎ 2
    ‏ מדה ארגו יכ…

    1 Transcription 1 Discussion

    Tags

    • 1r
    • 1v
    View document details
  18. 18

    LetterENA 3962.5

    Letter from a physician in Arabic script giving detailed instructions for the care of a sick man, especially about diet, baths, and regimen. It concludes …

    No Scholarship Records

    Tags

    • 1
    • 2
    View document details
  19. 19

    LetterT-S NS 99.58

    Letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Fragment. One side deals with routine business matters. The other side reads, ". . . out of your favor (inʿāmak), prescribe for …

    No Scholarship Records

    Tags

    View document details
  20. 20

    LetterCUL Or.1081 J42

    Recto: Note from Rashīd inviting a physician to come urgently to Rashīd's home, and to bring a friend. Verso: The physician responds that if he …

    ‏ אלאך אלעזיז אלמופק יחצר סרעה ‎ 1
    ‏ פי בית אלרשיד פאן אלצרורה דאעיה ‎ 2
    ‏ לחצורך ואן כאן לך אחד מן אלאצחא…

    1 Transcription 1 Discussion

    Tags

    View document details
  21. 21

    LetterT-S Ar.39.9

    Letter from a sick man to a physician. In Arabic script. The verso is written at 90 degrees to the recto, which is unusual, but …

    No Scholarship Records

    Tags

    View document details
  22. 22

    LetterCUL Or.1080 J232

    Recto and beginning of verso: Letter from a sick man to a physician. In Judaeo-Arabic. He reports that he has collected the prescription that the …

    1 Transcription

    Tags

    View document details
  23. 23

    LetterT-S AS 149.17

    Letter of Abū l-Maḥāsin b. ʿAlī the trader, introduced by citations from Proverbs 3:4, Psalms 37:11 and 119:165. Mentions consingments of medical commodities such as …

    No Scholarship Records

    Tags

    • 1r
    • 1v
    View document details
  24. 24

    LetterT-S 12.234

    Letter from Ṭoviya b. ʿEli, probably in a provincial town, to his cousin Natan b. Shelomo ha-Kohen, probably in Fustat. Dating: 1122–50, based on the …

    ‏ . . . . . קד על]ם סובחאנה כתרה שוקי אלי הדרת כגק ‎ 1
    ‏ מרנו ורבנו] נתן הכהן החכם והנבון ישמר…

    1 Transcription 1 Discussion

    Tags

    • 1r
    • 1v
    View document details
  25. 25

    LetterBodl. MS heb. f 102/52

    Letter probably from Yedutun ha-Levi, in Fustat, to his brother Moshe b. Levi ha-Levi, in Qalyūb. (Identification is tentative, based on handwriting and typical phrases …

    ‏ אלדי אערף בה אכי בעד אלסלאם עליה ‎ 1
    ‏ ותקביל ידיה אן אלכבירה וצלת סאלמה וערפתנא ‎ 2
    ‏ מא אנת עליה פאללה לא ישגל לך קלב ואן א…

    1 Transcription 1 Discussion

    Tags

    View document details
  26. 26

    LetterT-S 10J12.1

    Letter from a physician to his uncle. Tells the writer's sad story, which involved the death of his beloved wife, an unfortunate second marriage, and …


    ‎Recto:
    ‏ בשמ רחמ ‎ 1
    ‏ …

    1 Transcription 1 Discussion

    Tags

    • 1r
    • 1v
    View document details
  27. 27

    LetterT-S 8J13.3 + T-S NS J250

    Letter fragment in the hand of Yiṣḥaq ha-Levi Nisaburi about his cost in an affair concerning Abu Sa‘id Makhlūf al-Nafusi. (Information from Goitein's index cards; …


    ‎Recto of T-S NS J250:
    ‏ כאן תאכרהם . . . ף חאלהם קל . . . . . . . . ‎ 1
    ‏ אליום…

    1 Transcription 1 Discussion

    Tags

    • 1r
    • 1v
    View document details
  28. 28

    LetterT-S 8J17.3

    Letter from Bū l-Faraj to Umm Yūsuf the mother-in-law of Bayān al-Bukhtaj ('the cooked,' from Middle Persian pokhtag), sent via Eliyyahu the Judge. In Judaeo-Arabic. …

    ‏ יתפצל ר אליה יקרא הדה אלבטאקה עלי אם יוסף חמאת אלשיך ביאן ‎ 1
    ‏ אלבכתג ולא יעיקהא סאעה ובלגני מרצהא פלא תפווה בהדה אלמצוה …

    1 Transcription 1 Discussion

    Tags

    • 1r
    • 1v
    View document details
  29. 29

    LetterT-S 13J24.10

    Letter from Simḥa ha-Kohen (in Alexandria) to his parents-in-law Eliyyahu the Judge and Sitt Rayḥān (in Fustat). In Judaeo-Arabic. Simḥa describes in moving terms the …


    ‎Recto:
    ‏ ממלוכה אלאצגר ר שמחה ‎ 1
    ‏ בש רח צדקת יי עשה ומשפטיו וג ‎ 2
    ‏ …

    2 Transcriptions 1 Discussion

    Tags

    • 1r
    • 1v
    View document details
  30. 30

    LetterCUL Or.1080 J1

    Letter from a woman named Archondou, in Alexandria, to her son Fuḍayl, in Fustat. Her main purpose in writing emerges at the end: she wants …

    1 Transcription 1 Discussion

    Tags

    • 1r
    • 1v
    View document details
  31. 31

    Legal documentT-S Ar.34.94

    Recto: Court record in Arabic script. Regarding a surgical operation by a physician. Nāṣir b. Jibrīl asks the Jewish physician Makārim b. Isḥāq to perform …

    1 Transcription 1 Translation

    Tags

    • 1r
    View document details
  32. 32

    LetterT-S 16.174

    Letter from Nissim b. Yiṣḥaq al-Tāhartī, in Sūsa, to Nahray b. Nissim, in Fustat. Dating: ca. 1052 CE. The letter mentions the connections that Nahray …

    ‏ כתאבי יאסידי ומולאי אטאל אללה בקאך ואדאם סלאמתך וסעאדתך ותאיידך ‎ 1
    ‏ ו…

    2 Transcriptions 1 Discussion

    Tags

    • 1r
    • 1v
    View document details
  33. 33

    LetterBodl. MS heb. d 66/141

    Letter from Ṭoviya b. ʿEli, in a provincial town, to his cousin Natan b. Shelomo ha-Kohen, probably in Fustat. Dating: 1122–50, based on the dated …

    ‏ בשמ רח ‎ 1
    ‏ וצלת אלרקעה אלדי אנפדתהא הדרת רבנו ישמרה ‎ 2
    ‏ צור…

    1 Transcription 1 Discussion

    Tags

    View document details
  34. 34

    LetterT-S NS J430

    Public appeal of a blind woman to the congregation of Fustat to pay the fee of 4 dinars charged by a Muslim physician for the …

    1 Discussion

    Tags

    View document details
  35. 35

    LetterENA NS I.33

    Letter written to "my brother," apparently from Qus, dealing primarily with family members' medical issues. There are many eccentric spellings. Recto 4-12: The writer has …


    ‎Recto:
    ‏ בש רח ‎ 1
    ‏ אלי אכי ואעז אלכלק עלי וענדי מן אלשוק ואלוחשה ‎ 2
    ‏ …

    1 Transcription

    Tags

    • 1
    • 2
    View document details
  36. 36

    LetterT-S 20.176

    Letter in Judaeo-Arabic, probably 13th-century or later, from a physician or druggist to a respected person named Avraham who also has a son named Shelomo. …

    1 Transcription

    Tags

    • 1r
    • 1v
    View document details
  37. 37

    LetterT-S Ar.3.4

    Interesting letter from a sick man to Mevorakh, probably his brother. The language is Judaeo-Arabic with Hebrew vowels (!). The writer revised the letter, probably …

    1 Transcription

    Tags

    View document details
  38. 38

    LetterT-S 16.287

    Letter dated 15 Sivan 1208 from Yehuda b. Aharon b. al-'Ammani (Alexandria) to Abu l-Majd Meir b. Yakhin (Fustat). The first part (r.6-17) deals with …


    ‎Recto:
    ‏ בשמ רחמ כאדמה יהודה המלמד ‎
    ‏ …

    1 Transcription 1 Discussion

    Tags

    • 1r
    • 1v
    View document details
  39. 39

    LetterT-S 13J21.20

    Letter from a male family member, probably in Damīra, to a physician, probably in Fustat. In Judaeo-Arabic. Dating unknown. The letter is convoluted and repetitive, …


    ‎Recto:
    ‏ בש רח ‎ 1
    ‏ …

    1 Transcription 1 Discussion

    Tags

    • 1r
    • 1v
    View document details
  40. 40

    LetterENA NS 35.12

    Hebrew letter from Yiṣḥaq b. Zeraḥya known as Faryol (?), a physician, to Avraham Talmid (known from other letters, fl. ca.1600). The first part of …

    No Scholarship Records

    Tags

    • 1
    • 2
    View document details
  41. 41

    LetterT-S 13J23.17

    Letter from Abū l-Surūr b. Ṭarīf to the brothers Abū l-Makārim and Abū Yaʿqub ha-Kohen. The writer describes in detail the severe fever and dysentery …

    ‏ בשמ רחמ ‎ 1
    ‏ סבב הדה אלאחרף אלי אלשיך אבו אלמכארם ויעקוב חפצהם אללה ותולאה…

    1 Transcription 1 Discussion

    Tags

    • 1r
    View document details
  42. 42

    LetterT-S 13J36.6

    Letter from ʿEli b. Yehezqel ha-Kohen, Jerusalem, to Eli b. Hayyim ha-Kohen, Fustat, concerning Eli b. Yehezqel's travels to Acre and Tyre, return to Ramla, …


    ‎Recto:
    ‏ כתאבי אטאל אללה בקא מולאי אלכהן אלפרנאס ואדאם עזה ותאידה מן אלרמלה ‎ 1
    ‏ ליג בקין מן אב וכאן קד סאפרת אלא צור מן נצ…

    2 Transcriptions 1 Discussion

    Tags

    • 1r
    • 1v
    View document details
  43. 43

    LetterT-S 10J7.3 + T-S AS 144.258

    Letter from a son to his father with detailed description of his illness and recovery. Same writer and recipient as T-S 13J21.13 (addressed to Minyat …

    ‏ בשמך רחמנה ‎ 1
    ‏ קד כאן כתבי נפד אלי חצרה מולי אלוא[לד אלאגל אטאל אללה] ‎ 2
    ‏ בקאהא ואדאם…

    1 Transcription 1 Discussion

    Tags

    • 1r
    • 1v
    • 1r
    View document details
  44. 44

    LetterT-S 10J11.22

    Letter from Shemuel b. Ibrahīm, in Fustat, to his father Abū Isḥāq Ibrahīm b. Shabbetay (aka Shubbāṭ), in Palermo. Fragment: upper part of the letter …

    ‏ כתאב[י אלי]ך יא ואלדי ואעז אלכלק עלי וענדי אטאל אללה בקאך ואדאם סלאמתך ‎ 1
    ‏ …

    2 Transcriptions 1 Discussion

    Tags

    • 1r
    • 1v
    View document details
  45. 45

    LetterT-S 8J20.26

    Letter from Alexandria to Fustat. In Judaeo-Arabic. Fragment: Bottom half only. Dating: There are reports of men seized for forced labor to dig a ditch …

    ‏ גיר ואתק בדלך ואלבלד עלי קציה צעבה מן חפר אלכ[נד] ‎ 1
    ‏ בלד מגלק ואלצכרה ווגדת ימן הי אלדי וקע עליהא אלבאב וגרא…

    1 Transcription 1 Discussion

    Tags

    • 1r
    • 1v
    View document details
  46. 46

    LetterT-S 24.38

    Recto: Letter from an unknown busybody in Minyat Zifta to the Nagid Avraham (II?) in Fustat/Cairo. In Hebrew and Judaeo-Arabic. The purpose of the letter …

    ‏ נוטה ]קו הפליל מסלפת ממלכת האל[וף ‎ 1
    ‏ מרי]מה דגל דת משה המבארת תלמוד רב ‎ 2
    ‏ …

    1 Transcription 1 Discussion

    Tags

    • 1r
    • 1v
    View document details
  47. 47

    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 …

    2 Transcriptions 1 Discussion

    Tags

    • 1r
    • 1v
    View document details
  48. 48

    LetterT-S 8J40.8

    Letter from Yaʿaqov the physician (known as 'the effective'), in Shamṭūniyya, near Kūfa, Iraq, to his pupil and perhaps son-in-law Yūsuf, in Jūma Mazīdat (unidentified …


    ‎Recto
    ‏ מברכו יעקב בן [ ] ‎ 1
    ‏ …

    2 Transcriptions 1 Translation 1 Discussion

    Tags

    • 1r
    • 1v
    View document details