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[Letter] : manuscript.

Publication:
[Orient, 11th century-12th century?]
Format/Description:
Book
1 fol. : losses from bottom and edges; folded in mail format; some interlinear addenda.
Paper 25.5 X 15.7 cm material applied: black ink ruling method: in mail format columns: 1 lines: 31 (recto), 14 (verso).
Contained In:
Cairo Genizah Collection
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Subjects:
Hebrew letters.
Language:
Hebrew. Hebrew Oriental semi-square.
Notes:
A long letter to a close friend, in florid Hebrew, decorated with many biblical phrases. The names of the writer and addressee are presumably in the missing bottom edge of the verso.
At the end of the letter, the author sends regards to the sons of the addressee Natsr and Saʹid. A Judge Nissim is mentioned, who rebukes the author daily for remaining unmarried.
The writer explains why he has remained in place. Much of the content deals with a certain notable Ḥaver who was offered to serve as a a judge and a teacher in Alexandria.
Forms part of: Cairo Genizah Collection.
Penn Provenance:
Cairo Genizah Collection (University of Pennsylvania. Center for Advanced Judaic Studies. Library).
Cairo Genizah Collection (Dropsie College. Library).
Amram.
Cited in:
Halper, no. 386
IMHM, no. F38400
Publications about:
Published by J. Mann: Texts ands Studies in Jewish history and literature / Jacob Mann. Cincinnati : Hebrew Union College, 1931-1935, vol. I, 1931, p. 459-463. Much of it appears translated by Goitein, A Mediterranean Society vol. III, p. 48; Sidre ḥinukh bi-yeme ha-Geʾonim u-vet ha-Rambam / S.D. Goitein. Jerusalem : Mekhon Ben-Tsevi, 1962, p. 78.
Contributor:
Cairo Genizah Collection (University of Pennsylvania. Center for Advanced Judaic Studies. Library).
OCLC:
249591110