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[Letter to the Nagid Mevorakh ben Seʹadyah] : manuscript.

Publication:
[Orient, 1094-1111?].
Format/Description:
Book
1 fol. : fragment, only right edge is intact, lower edge appears to be torn along fold line; verso is blank.
Paper 7.6 X 17.1 cm material applied: black ink ruling method: columns: 1 lines: 6 extant.
Subjects:
Mevorakh ben Saadiah, 11th cent. -- Correspondence.
Jews -- Egypt -- Politics and government.
Hebrew letters.
Language:
Hebrew. Hebrew Oriental semi-cursive.
Notes:
Lines are well spaced, as in the style of official letters.
From a letter to the Nagid Mevorakh ben Saʻadia, who served in this office between 1094-1111. The first three lines are the name of the Nagid with his honorary titles. See M. Cohen: Jewish self-government in medieval Egypt : the origins of the office of head of the Jews, ca. 1065-1126 / Mark R. Cohen. Princeton : Princeton University Press, 1980, p. 139-148 (n.138).
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. 404
IMHM, no. F38400
Contributor:
Cairo Genizah Collection (University of Pennsylvania. Center for Advanced Judaic Studies. Library),
Contained In:
Cairo Genizah Collection
OCLC:
249591189
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