Cairo Genizah : Letter

Solomon b. Judah (Gaʾon)

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Recto: part of a letter in Hebrew, written prior to 1035 CE, by Abraham on behalf of his father the Gaʾon Solomon b. Judah in Jerusalem to Ephraim b. Šemarya in Fusṭāṭ. He asks that the recipient help [...] b. Moses, who, having tried to settle in Jerusalem, now wants to return to the land of his birth in the Maghreb and is making his way via Fusṭāṭ. Greetings are also sent to the recipient’s son-in-law Joseph. Verso: the address in Arabic script is to the Ḥaver, Abū Kaṯīr Ephraim b. Maḥfūẓ. </p>

 


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