Cairo Genizah : Letter

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Recto: late letter, to someone described as ‘a great man among giants’ and ‘the great tamarisk’, who is also praised as ‘[possessing more wisdom] than all the wisdom of the Bene Qedem and than all the wisdom of Egypt’. The extant text consists mainly of praises and blessings, some in Aramaic. No names are preserved. Verso: various Hebrew writing exercises/jottings, including ‘ha-Sar ha-gadol’. </p>

 


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