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Lewis-Gibson : Letter; legal document


<p style='text-align: justify;'>Recto: part of a large letter to the courtier Abraham b. Yašar (Abraham b. Sahl Tustarī). The writer wishes him recovery from his recent illness, and has been praying for his health. He sends greetings to Abraham’s son Yefet (Abū ʿAlī al-Ḥasan), who is to be married soon. The date is unknown but must be earlier than Abraham’s death in 1047 CE. Biblical quotations are vocalised. Verso: Part of a Karaite (engagement deed?) for David Yedidiah b. Isaiah ha-Nasi and Bahiyya bat Solomon b. Saʿadya.</p>

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