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Cairo Genizah : Letter

Isaiah b. Elʿazar שמאע

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Recto: opening of a letter from Isaiah b. Elʿazar Šamāʿ (candlemaker or seller) to Abū l-Faḵr b. Abū l-Maʿālī. Prefaced by two lines of introductory formula (tarjama) at top left, with only the opening line of the letter proper preserved. A paragraph in Judaeo-Arabic asks for a quick reply. Verso: address in Judaeo-Arabic. Probably 12th-13th century, as the content of this letter was probably in Judaeo-Arabic. </p>

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