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a| Halper 399 i| 09/17/02 EC
a| Nisim ben Benaya, d| 11th/12th cent.
a| [Business Letter to ʻArus ben Yosef, Fustat] : k| manuscript.
a| [Alexandria, c| 1100?]
a| 1 fol. : b| torn, faded.
a| Paper b| 24.1 X 11 cm c| material applied: black ink d| ruling method: in mail format h| columns: h| lines: 17 horizontal, 12 diagonal(recto).
a| Exceeding words cramped between lines; verso contains only the signature and address, but has a secondary inscription of a few notes.
a| The addressee is known from other Genizah documents as a dealer in purple cloth. His Hebrew name is Abraham. See Goitein, A Mediterranean Society, vol. I p. 207, index. Eight other articles of his mail have been published by Gil, ibid. nos. 467, 468, 697, 714, 735, 767, 785 and 786.
a| The writer is making sure that the addressee received a sum of money that he brought from Maghreb, although he would have preferred to take out a suftaja in Fustat and receive its equivalent in Alexandria. He was unable to read the previous letter from ʻArus. He sends regards to Abul'Hussein, and his mentor Abu'l-Ifraḥ ʻArus ben Joseph.
a| Halper, c| no. 399
a| IMHM, c| no. F38400
a| Online version available.
a| Judeo-Arabic. b| Hebrew b| Oriental b| semi-cursive.
a| Cairo Genizah Collection (University of Pennsylvania. Center for Advanced Judaic Studies. Library). 5| PU-CJS
a| Cairo Genizah Collection (Dropsie College. Library).
a| Forms part of: Cairo Genizah Collection.
a| Published, with translation and notes, by M. Gil: Be-malkhut Yishmaʹel bi-teḳufat ha-Geʾonim / Mosheh Gil. Tel Aviv : University of Tel Aviv, 1997, v. 3, p. 1009-1010, no. 607, along with four letters sent by Nissim's father, Benayah ben Musa, to the leading Jewish merchants of 11th century Fustat, ibid. nos. 602-605.
a| Nisim ben Benaya, d| 11th/12th cent. v| Correspondence.
a| ʻArus ben Yosef, d| 11th/12th cent. v| Correspondence.
a| Commercial correspondence, Judeo-Arabic.
a| Judeo-Arabic letters
a| Cairo Genizah Collection (University of Pennsylvania. Center for Advanced Judaic Studies. Library). k| Manuscript. n| Halper 399. 5| PU-CJS
a| Cairo Genizah Collection