Cairo Genizah : Letter; jottings

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Recto: part of the lengthy opening of a letter to a notable (addressed as Sar), who serves at the Fatimid court. The recipient is praised for his many qualities, e.g. ‘he is expert with a scribal pen’. Verso: jottings in Hebrew (possibly part of a poem of praise) and Judaeo-Arabic, which include the names Muḵtār b. Ṣedaqa and Yefet b. Elʿazar. </p>

 


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