Cairo Genizah : Letter

ʿAzariah b. Yehalelel b. ʿAzariah b. David (Nasi)

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Part of a letter, c. mid-14th century, written by the scribe ʿAzariah ha-Nasi b. Yehalelel the Exilarch b. ʿAzariah the Exilarch b. David ‘the Great Nasi’ the Exilarch, in Baghdad, establishing the Davidic ancestry of Sar Šalom ha-Nasi b. Pinḥas the Exilarch, as verified by the Jewish community in Baghdad. Divided into two columns, separated with margins of red ink, with the right hand column containing a poem in honour of Sar Šalom. </p>

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