Cairo Genizah : Letter; calendrical

Naḥum b. Manṣūr

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Naḥum b. Manṣūr to the Parnas Abū l-Kaṯīr in Fusṭāṭ, thanking him for helping solve the marital dispute of his daughter. It is dictated to the ‘young cantor’ Ibn al-Jāzifīnī, who also sends greetings to Manṣūr b. Dīnūn. The letter mentions ʿAyyāš, the judge Manasseh and Ibn Maḥbūb (the beloved son) of Abū l-Faraj, a cantor from Ashkelon. Verso: a calendar for the year 4852 (= 1092 CE). </p>

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