Franklin

[Letter] : manuscript.

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Publication:
[Orient, ca. 994-1026]
Format/Description:
Book
1 fol. : damaged, torn, faded; verso is blank.
Paper 27.9 X 18.5 cm material applied: black ink ruling method: columns: 1 lines: 22.
Subjects:
Elhanan ben Shemariah, -1026.
Language:
Judeo-Arabic. Hebrew Arabic Oriental semi-square.
Notes:
First line of recto bears standard بسملله ("Bismallah") salutation, in Arabic characters.
There is no address or signature, nor are there folds, possibly indicating that this is not an original piece of mail, but a copy. In the last line there is mention of Abu al-Bishr, possibly referring to Joseph ibn Awkal.
Elḥanan (b. Shemarya)[...]ראש ה (lacuna: "Rosh ha[-Seder?]")is mentioned (l. 16). He served as the head of the Babylonian Community in Fustat between 994-1026. See Mann: The Jews in Egypt and in Palestine under the Fātimids / Jacob Mann. London : Oxford University Press, 1920, v. 1, p. 34-39; Elinoar Bareḳet: Shafrir Mitsraim / Elinoar Bareqet. Tel-Aviv : ha- Makhon le-ḥeḳer ha-tefutsot, Universiṭat Tel-Aviv, 1995. pp. 153-164 (Fustat on the Nile, Leiden, 1999, pp. 205-222).
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. 396
IMHM, no. F38400
Publications about:
Published, with translation and notes, by M. Gil: Be-malkhut Yishmaʹel bi-teḳufat ha-Geʾonim / Moshe Gil. Tel Aviv : Tel Aviv University, 1997, vol. 2, p. 501-603 (no. 205).
Contributor:
Cairo Genizah Collection (University of Pennsylvania. Center for Advanced Judaic Studies. Library).
Contained In:
Cairo Genizah Collection
OCLC:
249591110
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