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Cairo Genizah : Letter

Isaac ha-Levi b. Simḥa

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter to Abū l-ʿAlā ha-Levi אלנאמן רצוי הישיבה ʿUlla b. Joseph al-Dimašqī from Isaac ha-Levi b. Simḥa, with Arabic jottings on verso. Expresses concern about the lack of letters and mentions correspondence between the writer and Abū l-Zikrī Yaḥyā al-Fāsī as well as the arrival of a letter from Abū l-Faraj Hiba al-Ḥumawī (whose relative called Wahb acted as a carrier of the letter). Ca. 11-12th century. Several letter from Isaac to ʿUlla are preserved in the Genizah, for example T-S 13J21.26, in which ʿUlla is asked byIsaac to provide for al-Ḥumawī’s family while he is away on business.</p>

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