Cairo Genizah : Polemics; narrative; petition

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Recto: polemical story featuring a discussion between a Jew, Muslim and Christian, possibly set in Baghdad, mentioning viziers. In one part, the Jew speaks of the biblical miracles of Jonah, Elijah, Aaron’s sons and Balaam’s ass. In another part it mentions the Christian eating an animal (or a sacrifice) that had been forbidden to the Jew and Muslim. Verso: fragment of a petition. </p>


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