Cairo Genizah : Letter; ethics/homily

Daniel the Babylonian b. Saʿadya

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Recto: part of a letter, dated Adar 1522 (= 1211 CE), from Daniel the Babylonian b. Saʿadya, regarding a stranded Nasi, perhaps Josiah b. Jesse. Greetings are sent to various people, including Ḥananel, his brother Solomon (i.e. the sons of Samuel) and their sons, Abraham, Joseph and his son Isaac, Šemarya, David, Ezekiel, Yeḥiʾel and his son. Mentions Meir (perhaps the son of Baruḵ from France), Yefet, Elijah, Caleb ha-Kohen, Saʿadya and his sons, Elijah, who is from Alexandria, and Elʿazar. A marginal note mentions a certain Judah. Verso: an ethical piece, probably from a homily </p>

 


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