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  1. 1

    List or tableT-S Ar.39.450

    Accounts of a druggist. A complete order in Arabic script and Greek/Coptic numerals of sixty-seven commodities of drugs/perfumes/materia medica (ʿiṭr). Filfil (pepper) is once repeated, …

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    LetterENA 2610.4

    Note in Judaeo-Arabic. Written in a crude hand. Probably an order for numerous materia medica (including one cryptically called "the beauty of Joseph / ḥusn …

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    1. מצטכא וקיה פלפל נצף וקיה
    2. מחלב נצף וקיה לבאן תלת אוק
    3. בגס(?) תמן עפץ תמן שיבה תמן
    4. מרמל נצף רטל סכאר נצף רטל
    5. זביב נצף רטל חנא נצף רטל
    6. חנצל תמן ז…

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    LetterT-S Ar.50.33

    Letter. Possibly from Yaʿqūb b. Isḥāq to his mother (l. 3: "I ask God that He decree the good health of my mother"). But these …

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    List or tableT-S Ar.30.188

    Accounts in Judaeo-Arabic. Several foods and materia medica are listed.

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    List or tableJRL SERIES B 2415

    Account in Judaeo-Arabic, listing mainly materia medica.

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    LetterMoss. IV,62.3

    Letter from Faraḥ b. Ismāʿīl (not necessarily the same as the 11th-century merchant) to Ḥanokh (?) b. Avraham. Contains very detailed orders for materia medica …

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    List or tableAIU VII.D.72

    A list from a greengrocer or druggist? Or a shopping list? In Judaeo-Arabic. Written in a crude or at least hasty hand. Many names of …

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    List or tableBL OR 10124.5

    List of goods and their quantities or prices/weights in Arabic script and Greek/Coptic numerals. Mentions numerous materia medica: barbārīs, jullanār, tamr hindī, ghārīqūn, bizr shāhtaraj, …

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    List or tableT-S Ar.35.227

    List of materia medica with weights. In Judaeo-Arabic.

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    List or tableT-S Ar.30.165

    Account from a druggist for a delivery to a household. In Judaeo-Arabic. He had already been paid 1 dinar weighing 21 qirat + 2 ḥabbas …

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    List or tableENA 2099.15

    Table of materia medica or perfumes and their value in dinars. In Judaeo-Arabic. Items include three kinds of aloe (ʿūd), ambergris (ʿanbar), perfume (? ʿabir), …

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    LetterT-S AS 147.204

    Fragment of a letter in the hand of Moshe b. Levi ha-Levi (d. 1212). Dealing with goods such as red antimony (rāsakht), perfumed cherry bark …

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    List or tableJRL SERIES B 2913

    Late account in Judaeo-Arabic, listing many materia medica and chemicals: tamarind (tamr hindī), arsenic (zarnīkh), chicory seeds (bizr hindibāʾ), barberries, cloves, chebulic myrobalan, mercury (zaybaq), …

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    List or tableT-S NS 264.33

    Accounts in Judaeo-Arabic (and perhaps elements of other languages). Dating: Late, probably no earlier than 16th century. Many of the commodities mentioned are spices or …

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    List or tableT-S NS 297.104

    Table of items in Arabic script. All of them seem to be foods/spices/perfumes/materia medica, such as chicory (hindibāʾ), caraway (karāwiyya), and pomegranate blossom (jullanār). Cut …

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    List or tableMoss. II,136

    Judaeo-Arabic list of things, books, and merchandise, with the names of the people with whom they are deposited. Information from FGP.

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    List or tableT-S NS 340.15

    Massive account with an inventory of a (druggist's) shop (headed "muḥāsabat al-dukkān"). In Arabic script. Some of the very numerous commodities and items mentioned: pear …

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    Paraliterary textBL OR 10112.B.15

    Recto: Medical recipes. In Judaeo-Arabic. The first includes ingredients such as Indian salt, anise, and chicory water. The second (for headaches and for excessive moisture …

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    Legal documentT-S Misc.25.8

    Legal document. Location: Fustat. Dated: 6 Tishrei 1530 Seleucid, which is 1218 CE. Inventory of a dead perfumer's shop, taken for purposes of dividing the …

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    LetterT-S Ar.43.245

    Letter to Yosef b. Ṣāliḥ from his son Ṣāliḥ, containing many orders, such as for Iraqian purple; brazilwood for a quarter of a dinar; combs; …

    1. קדם עלם אללה שדה שוקי אליך יא ולדי
    2. ואלעזיז עלי וענדי אטאל אללה בקאך
    3. ואדאם עזך ותאיידך ען חאל סלאמה וממה
    4. אשוק אליך שדיד גמע אללה ביננא עלי אסר
    5. חאל במ…

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    LetterT-S Ar.47.146

    Letter. In Judaeo-Arabic. Rudimentary hand. The spellings are closer to classical Arabic than usual (e.g. שיא for شيء). The two folios were originally two folios …

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    1. ואלסלגב וזית אלבאן וגמיע אלאדהאן
    2. ומן אלאכבאר אלעטרייה מתל כמון
    3. וכרויה וקצח וחולבי ואלראזיאן ואל
    4. חנא . . אץ פי אלמאא ומן אגר ענדה
    5. דול…

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    LetterENA 2229.8

    Letter fragment in Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: 12th or 13th century. Ordering drugs (ḥawā'ij ʿiṭr), some of which may be read on verso, such as quince syrup …

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    Paraliterary textENA 3982.37

    Recto: Medical prescription in Arabic script. Beginning with dragon's blood (dam akhawayn). Verso: Difficult to read, but also a document in Arabic script.

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    List or tableT-S Ar.53.36

    Bifolio, vellum. Multiple text blocks. All in Judaeo-Arabic. (1) Recto, right page: Possibly a colophon (Kitāb...), but possibly something mercantile. There is a date: 1 …

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    LetterBodl. MS heb. c 28/27

    Letter from Ṣedaqa b. Aharon (?) the druggist to Abū Saʿīd the druggist, ordering materia medica, including, fine Iraqi saffron; aloe wood (ʿūd); aged camphor …

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    List or tableT-S Ar.35.10

    Most of the fragment consists of accounts in rudimentary Judaeo-Arabic. The word ṭibbī appears in several places, but the names of the commodities are tricky …

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    List or tableJRL SERIES A 1244

    Recto: On the right is list of surnames known from the late Genizah period along with numbers: Bibas (spelled Pipas here), Alarcon, Hapis (?), Pinto, …

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    List or tableJRL SERIES A 140 + JRL SERIES A 198

    Accounts of a druggist, giving amounts of materia medica in the column on the right and prices on the left.

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    List or tableJRL SERIES A 198 + JRL SERIES A 140

    Accounts of a druggist, giving amounts of materia medica in the column on the right and prices on the left.

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    LetterCUL Or.1081 2.27

    Fragment of a letter in Judaeo-Arabic. The main part deals with business transactions, including shipments of Marāzībī tutty and nutmeg. Abū l-Faḍl b. Maʿlā is …

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    List or tableAIU XI.80

    Account in Judaeo-Arabic listing many materia medica and foods.

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    List or tableAIU XI.85

    Accounts in Judaeo-Arabic and Arabic mainly for materia medica.

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    List or tableAIU VII.F.73

    Accounts of a druggist in a medieval hand, with materia medica listed on the right together with their quantities and/or prices, and names of customers …

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    List or tableAIU VII.F.78

    Accounts of a druggist in a medieval hand.

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    List or tableJRL SERIES B 5843

    Accounts in Judaeo-Arabic. Mainly materia medica: sharāb (syrup); ṭabāshīr; samgh (=ṣamgh, gum); sabr (=ṣabr) soqoṭrī (=Socotrene aloe). Also mentions [...] b. al-Rūmiyya ('the son of …

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    LetterDK 232.2 (alt: VIII)

    Letter from Binyām (Binyamin) of Rosetta, probably in Alexandria, to Abū Saʿīd the gallnut merchant, in Fustat. In Judaeo-Arabic. Containing urgent instructions to sell or …

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    List or tableDK 231.4 (alt: XX)

    Inventory of a part of a drugstore prepared by Shelomo b. Eliyyahu - see Goitein Nachlass material

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    LetterENA NS 22.14

    Letter addressed to Abū l-Ṭāhir al-ʿAṭṭār (the druggist). In Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: Probably 12th century. Concerning the India trade. Giving details about 15 or so spices …

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    LetterT-S 10J17.12

    Recto: Letter from Moshe b. Levi ha-Levi, Qalyub, to a family member in Fustat. Partial translation from S. D. Goitein, Mediterranean Society, 2:271: "I am …

    1. כתאבי אטאל אללה בקאכם ואדאם //עזכם//
    2. ונעמאכם ומן חסן אלתופיק לא
    3. אכלאכם ואמא אלדי אעלמכם
    4. בה אני כתיר אלשוק לנצרכם ואלאן
    5. קד בעתת לכם מע חאמלהא כמס
    6. עשר…

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    List or tableT-S Misc.24.106

    List in large Arabic script. Perhaps materia medica? Saffron (zaʿfarān) appears. Reused for Judaeo-Arabic jottings of formulaic phrases from a letter and the beginning of …

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    LetterCUL Or.1081 J60

    Document in striking red ink. Appears to have the form of a letter (opens with "that which you desire to know:") but consists of a …

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    List or tableT-S Ar.30.34

    Accounts in Judaeo-Arabic. The hand may be known. Dating: 11th or 12th century. Mentions people such as 'the woman' (al-sitt); Abū Isḥāq Ibrāhīm Ibn Siqbāl …

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    List or tableYevr.-Arab. II 2204

    Notebook of a merchant and/or druggist. Bifolium from what was probably a larger notebook. Dating: Unknown. Catalogued as 16th century. A date is given at …

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    LetterMoss. Ia,29

    Letter from Yefet b. Menashshe b. al-Qaṭa'if to his brother Ḥalfon b. Menashshe. Yefet has sent with Efrayim a vessel containing 20 dirhams of lizard …

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    Paraliterary textT-S NS 338.78

    Summary of the extraction and medicinal uses of myrrh gum (from "a type of tree in Yemen"). In Judaeo-Arabic.

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    Legal documentT-S 12.627

    Note on a deposition in court about a sending of oriental goods carried by two merchants killed in the East African port ʿAydhāb. Location: Fustat. …

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    Letterp. Heid. Hebr. 12

    Memorandum from Khalaf b. Isḥāq al-Yamanī. In Arabic script, with additional notes in Judaeo-Arabic. Ordering pharmaceuticals from Egypt. There is an entire short book devoted …

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    Paraliterary textENA 2808.22

    Recto: The first part is a description of a plant (ḥashīsha) that is effective against toothache. Its branches and leaves are like those of the …

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    LetterENA 3700.2

    Business letter. In Judaeo-Arabic. The sender addresses a certain Avraham and a certain Abūn (both on recto). Most of the commodities mentioned are materia medica, …

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    LetterENA NS 50.21

    Business letter in Judaeo-Arabic. Appears to be the handwriting of Yiṣḥaq b. Simḥa Nīsābūrī. Dating: 11th century. Mentions ships from various places including three from …

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