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Cairo Genizah : Letter

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Part of a letter, c. 1030 CE, written by Abraham b. Gaʾon Solomon b. Judah, to Sahlān ‘Head of the Row’ (i.e. Sahlān b. Abraham). The writer informs the recipient that he has arrived safely at Minyat al-Qāʾid, via Ṣahrajt. Greetings are sent to Saʿadya ha-Allūf (i.e. Saʿadya b. Ephraim, Sahlān’s maternal uncle), as well as others who are not named. In the margin is one line of Judaeo-Arabic, in which the writer requests that Sahlān sends a saddled mount with his reply, in order that he could enter the cities he is visiting in style. </p>

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