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Cairo Genizah : Letter; piyyuṭ

Yefet b. ʿAmram al-Jāzfīnī

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Recto: letter by the Palestinian cantor, Yefet b. ʿAmram al-Jāzfīnī, praising his host Hillel, the elder son of Joseph b. Jacob Ibn ʿAwkal, and asking Hillel to come to his rescue after he had travelled to Alexandria, where he hoped to make money with his vocal art, but incurred debts and pawned some of his indispensable belongings. Dated ca. 1040. Verso: piyyuṭ.</p>

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