Cairo Genizah : Letter; liturgy

Abū l-Barakāt (uncle of Solomon b. Elijah’s wife)

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Recto: letter to Elijah the judge from Abū l-Barakāt in Alexandria, reporting the death of Rabbi Samuel. This is probably the same Abū l-Barakāt, uncle of Solomon b. Elijah’s wife, whose handwriting can be seen in T-S 13J8.23. Verso: prayer, starting אתה חונן לאדם דעת מלמד, asking for forgiveness from sin, and jottings giving the start of verses and mentioning the name Abū Naṣr b. Abū Qayn. 13th century. </p>




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