Cairo Genizah : Letter; legal document

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Recto: Judaeo-Arabic letter opening with a quotation from Jeremiah 17:7, in which the writer asks about the condition of the recipient, his health and expresses his desire to see him. Possibly written in Fusṭāṭ and sent to Alexandria. Verso: accounts relating to agrarian administration for the year 1040 CE issued by Idrīs b. Isḥāq and detailing the revenues in vetch, chickpeas and clover and the overall amount of produce. Quantities are expressed in irdabbs.</p>




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