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    LetterT-S 8.85

    Letter from a merchant addressed at least in part to his mother ('wa-yā ummī'). In Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: Perhaps 12th century. He complains about the wretched …

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    Legal documentT-S 24.44

    Legal deed. In the hand of Ḥalfon b. Menashshe. Location: Fustat. Dated: Av 1413 Seleucid, which is July/August 1102 CE. The blind teacher Abū Saʿīd …

    1. שהדותא דהות באנפנא אנן שהדי דחתמות ידנא לתחתא] כן הוה חצר אלינא אבו סעיד מר חלפון המלמד סגיא נהור בר מבורך נע
    2. וקאל לנא אשהדו עלי ואקנו מני מעכשו ואכ…

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    LetterAIU VII.E.94

    Letter from Meʾir ben Naʿim, in Fustat/Cairo, to his mother, in Damietta. In Judaeo-Arabic. Dated: 12 Adar I 5562 AM, which is 1802 CE. He …

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    LetterAIU XII.83

    Letter in Arabic from Ṣāʿid, probably a Jewish merchant, in ʿAydhāb, to his mother and brother in Fusṭāṭ. He reports that his party left Qūṣ …

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    Legal documentT-S NS J401l

    Legal document. In the hand of Ḥalfon b. Menashshe. A mother concludes a contract for the teaching of her boy in Arabic. Malīḥa the sister …

    1. שהדותא דהות באנפנא אנן שהדי ד[חתמות ידנא לתחתא כן הוה חצרא אלינא
    2. אלשיך אבו אלפצל כגק מר ור צדוק הז[קן הנכבד בן אלשיך אבו...
    3. כגק מר ור שמריה הזקן הנכ…

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    Testimony about what happened in our presence, we the [undersigned witnesses. There appeared before us] the elder Abu ʾl-Faḍl, (his) h(onor), g…

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    LetterT-S 24.60

    Letter from Yosef b. Yaʿaqov b. ʿEli ha-Bavli Rosh ha-Seder to his brothers ʿEli and Yiṣḥaq. Mainly in Judaeo-Arabic. Dated: 1476 Seleucid, which is 1164/65 …

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    Legal documentT-S NS J2

    A mother buys her little son the privilege of reading the book of Esther in public, Damira in the Nile Delta, February/March 1244.

    TS NS J 2, ed. S. D. Goitein, "Side lights on Jewish education from the Cairo Geniza", Gratz College Anniversary volume, 1971, pp. 105-106, 12-16-89,…

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    In the second decade of the month of Adar, in the year 1555 of the era of the documents, in the town of Little Damīra, which is situated on the…

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