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    LetterMoss. VII,27

    Letter in Hebrew from the communal head of Ṣahrajt, a small Delta town, reporting on the local communityʼs handling of a particularly problematic case of …

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    Legal documentENA NS 30.8

    Legal deed. In Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: Probably late 11th century, based on the presence of the witness Ṣāliḥ b. Yivḥar, who signed T-S 10J26.8 in Tripoli …

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    Legal documentYevr.-Arab. II 878

    Legal document related to a divorce. Dated: Thursday 12 Tammuz 5537 AM, which is 1777 CE. Husband: Raḥamim Levi Ḥazzan b. Naḥum Levi Qayyim. Wife: …

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    Legal documentBL OR 10118.10

    Legal document. In Hebrew with one phrase in Judaeo-Arabic. Location: Fustat. Dated: Thursday, 16 Av 53[3]7 AM, which is 1577 CE. Reconciliation of a marital …

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    LetterLehnardt 6

    Letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: Probably early 13th century. Might be from a family member of Sitt Ghazāl to Shelomo b. Eliyyahu (cf. Bodl. MS heb. …

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    Legal documentMoss. VII,27

    Legal record of the same case on the recto, which offers us an alternative vantage point against which we may evaluate the narrative imposed on …

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    LetterT-S 10J10.13

    Letter from Nahum b. Mansur, in Malij, to the parnas Abu Kathir, in Cairo. The letter discusses the happy outcome of Nahum b. Mansur's daughter's …

    ‏ בשמך רחמנא ‎ 1
    ‏ …

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    LetterT-S NS J262

    Letter segment, apparently to the Nagid.


    ‎TS NS J 262, ed. Friedman, Jewish Polygyny, p.269, N.H. 04-26-88, (P).Segment of a letter, apparently to the Nagid.
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    LetterENA 4101.16a

    Letter from a woman to a communal official. In Hebrew. The purpose of the letter is to advocate for herself in her marital dispute that …

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    Legal documentT-S NS J118

    Fragment of a legal record in the hand of Ḥalfon b. Menashshe (1100–38 CE). Concerning a family dispute. A woman, Maḥfūẓa from the Ḥātimiyya(?) family, …

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    Legal documentENA NS 51.28

    Legal deed. In Hebrew. Location: Fustat/Cairo. Dated: 1 Shevat 5578 AM, which is 1818 CE. Declaring that Rica bt. Avraham ha-Kohen טרייקלי is "rebellious" (moredet) …

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    Legal documentBodl. MS heb. d 68/104

    Legal document. In Judaeo-Arabic. Reconciliation between al-Muʿallim Manṣūr al-Dajjājī (same as in T-S NS 297.76?) and his wife, in which Manṣūr submits to various conditions …

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    Legal documentT-S NS 320.142

    Legal fragment. Appears to be the settlement of a marital dispute between Yūsuf and Sitt al-Ahl. Dating: Mentions the date Shevat 1437 Seleucid, which is …

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    Legal documentYevr.-Arab. II 1372

    Reconciliation agreement between husband and wife. Dated: 6 Tammuz 5415 AM, which is 1655 CE.

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    Legal documentYevr.-Arab. II 946

    Legal document. In Hebrew. Dated: Wednesday, 23 Tammuz 1837 Seleucid = 932 Hijri, which is 1526 CE. It lays out the settlement of at least …

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    LetterJRL SERIES B 4620

    Note addressed to al-Talmid al-Jalīl. In Judaeo-Arabic. The writer reports that exactly what a certain ḥaḍra knew would happen with Abū Saʿd and his divorcee …

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    Legal documentNLI 577.7/3

    Legal document. Location: Damietta (אי כפתור). Dated: Thursday, 4 [...]n 1442 Seleucid, which is 1130/31 CE. Under the reshut of Maṣliaḥ Gaon. Involves a woman …

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    Legal documentMoss. VII,35

    Legal document. Location: Sammanūd. Dated: 1445 Seleucid, which is 1133/34 CE, under the reshut of the Gaon Maṣliaḥ. Names [...] ha-Kohen ha-Zariz b. Yosef ha-Kohen. …

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    Legal documentYevr. III B 636

    Recto: Ketubba fragment. Dating: Prior to 1144 CE. Groom: Tamīm ha-Kohen b. Yefet ha-Zaqen. Witnesses: Ẓemaḥ ha-Kohen b. Shemuel ha-Kohen; Elqana b. Shelomo. Verso: Legal …

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    Legal documentT-S 6J2.2 + T-S 8J11.17

    Court record. Location: Fustat. Dated: 16 Elul 1355 Seleucid, which is 13 August 1044 CE. Written and signed by the cantor Yefet b. David; also …


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    ‏ ]ו[ ‎ 1
    ‏ ]שמים וארץ בכלי הכשר [ ‎ 2
    ‏ ]וחתמנו היות זכות ל ך נכתב ‎ 3
    ‏ ] יתסר יומין לירח אלו…

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    LetterT-S 6J3.17

    Letter likely from Yedutun ha-Levi. In Judaeo-Arabic. Containing advice concerning the domestic affairs of the recipient. "This small piece of paper contains a short letter …

    ‏ אלדי אערפך בעד אלתהני [באלסל?]אם [.] ‎ 1
    ‏ ותקביל ידיך אננא קד סירנא לך צחבה ‎ 2
    ‏ צאפי אלרד[ה אלמ?]עמולה וקד אגתמענא בר ‎ …

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    Legal documentT-S 8J23.23

    Legal query. Dating: Early 13th century (per Goitein). Concerning the wife of a Kohen who traveled 2 or 3 times without letting her know how …

    ‏ מא יקול סידנא ירום הודו ויגדל כבודו פי ‎ 1
    ‏ אמראה בעלהא כהן סאפר דפעה ותנתין ‎ 2
    ‏ ותלאתה ולם תעלם וקת ספרה ומא ‎ 3
    ‏ כ…

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    LetterENA NS 75.20

    Left fragment: Letter in Judaeo-Arabic. There is an address: to [...] al-Dawla Moshe ha-Zaqen ha-Sar the tax farmer (ḍāmin), in Damīra. But it is not …

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    LetterT-S Misc.25.105

    Letter. In Judaeo-Arabic. Dated 2 Nisan 1551 Seleucid (1240 CE). The writer seems to be asking the addressee to assist a certain man against his …

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    LetterYevr.-Arab. II 1510

    Recto: Letter from an unknown man to a communal authority. In Judaeo-Arabic. The writer is seeking help in a convoluted case involving marital trouble and …

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    LetterJRL SERIES B 5150

    Letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Apparently describing the situation of an ʿaguna (a woman abandoned by her husband without a divorce). "Their summoning to the court. . …

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    Literary textENA NS 69.1

    List in Judaeo-Arabic of at least seven of the "blemishes" (ʿuyūb) a woman can have, such as a bad odor, a propensity to sweat, a …

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    Legal documentNLI 577.5/21

    Legal query in the hand of Shelomo b. Eliyyahu addressed to Avraham Maimonides. Regarding a man who wishes to divorce his wife and pay her …

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    LetterCUL Or.1080 1.87

    Responsum in a literary style concerning a dispute between husband and wife, written in the hand of Yeḥiʾel b. Elyaqim (active 1213-1233 CE). (Information from …

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    Legal documentENA NS 75.20

    Right fragment: Small fragment of a ketubba written in the Palestinian style. In the hand of the ḥaver Shemuel b. Moshe, the same scribe as …

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    LetterMoss. V,355

    Letter from the wife of Khalaf b. Harūn to Maṣliaḥ Gaʾon, seeking help against her cruel husband, written in the hand of Ḥalfon b. Menashshe. …

    ‏ אלממלוכה אבנה אברהם אלחזן נע ‎ 1
    ‏ זוגה כלף בן הרון אלמערוף באבו אל ‎ 2
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    LetterENA 4100.28a

    Letter from a communal leader to a Nasi. In Judaeo-Arabic. The writer reports that he fulfilled what had been requested of him in the letter …

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    LetterT-S NS 320.6

    Letter from Masʿūd b. Mawhūb to his brother Sābiq b. Mawhūb. In Judaeo-Arabic. The sender is agitated about the news he heard from Umm Subayʿ …

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    Legal documentT-S 16.246

    Recto: Marriage contract, fragment. Groom: Abū l-Faraj Yeshuʿa b. Berakhot. Bride: Milāḥ bt. Abū l-Faraj (from verso). Dating: Under the reshut of the Nagid Shemuel …

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    LetterYevr.-Arab. II 1452

    Letter draft from the Qaraite community of Cairo to the Qaraite community of Damascus. In Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: Unknown. Regarding a marriage-related legal case that reached …

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    LetterMoss. V,336.1 + Moss. V,338.1

    Letter from the office of Yehoshua Maimonides to Avraham ha-Sar (for the same addressee, see T-S Misc.28.64 and T-S 8J40.2). He reports that he met …

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    LetterCUL Or.1080 J21

    Letter from Ṭoviya b. Moshe, in Jerusalem, to his daughter, in Fustat, April 1040 or 1041. "The following description of the writer's well-being is altogether …


    ‎Recto:
    ‏ כתאבי אליך יא בנתי מן אלקדס אלמחרוס לתלת בקי מן שהר רגאב (!) ממא אעלמיך יא ‎ 1
    ‏ בנתי מא פי קלבי מן אמריך אן פי קלבי אלנאר …

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    LetterT-S 16.272

    Letter from an Alexandrian judge. In Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: ca. 1180. Full of interesting details about the tensions in the community during the early years of …

    ‏ . . . . . . . .] אלי ודלך [. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ‎ 1
    ‏ . . . . . . .…

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    Legal documentT-S G1.52

    Legal declaration, probably the concluding page of a deposition, signed by Shem Ṭov al-Ḥāmī. In Hebrew and Ladino. Dating: Late. Shem Ṭov declares that he …

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    LetterDK 232.1 (alt: II)

    Petition from the wife of Abu'l-Faraj the Silkweaver, to Shemuʾel ha-Nagid b. Ḥananya (in office 1140–59). She is an "unprotected woman" (marʾa munqaṭiʿa) whose father …


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    ‏ הדרת אדונינו ואור עינינו ומחמד לבינו ועטרת ‎ 1
    ‏ ראשינו ותפארת דורינו //אדונינו// שמואל הגיד (!) הגדול ‎ 2
    ‏ שר השר…

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    LetterT-S 10J15.9

    Letter from a woman to her husband (ṣāḥib al-bayt). In Judaeo-Arabic. After the greetings, which include wishes for the husband's recovery from illness, she continues, …

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    Legal documentT-S 8J14.2

    Letter in the hand of Shelomo b. Eliyyahu to Ḥisday ha-Nasi (a Qaraite communal leader) concerning a husband who wishes to divorce the wife he …

    ‏ יקבל אלארץ אללה תע אמאם מ הדרת מעלת יקרת צפירת ‎ 1
    ‏ תפארת מרנו ורבנו אדוננו נשיאנו מלכא חסדאי הנשיא הגדול ראש ‎ 2
    ‏ כל גליות …

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