Bodleian Library, MS. Heb. c. 13.14

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MS. Heb. c. 13.14

Bodleian Library (Oxford, United Kingdom)

Document

Letter from Shelomo Ha-Kohen b. Yosef, Dalton, to Hillel Ha-Ḥaver b. Yeshua Ha-Hazzan, mentioning book-making, copying prices and copying of quires.

  • Book materials
  • Letter
  • Price of copying
  • Distribution of quires

Document Definition

Vertical rectangle

Document

Content Description

Letter

Judeo-Arabic

recto

8. [...] והביא השליח שני כתבים כתב ה[...]

9. בהם קוט[רי]סין יש בהם ז׳ קוטריסין יהי שכר כתי[בתם]

10. כ[מו שהית]נה ביני ובינך ג קוטרסין (!) בשני קירטין

11. ו[ארבעה קוט]רסין בד קירטין ושלישי קיראט חוץ מדמי

12. [...] אצלך רביע זהוב שלחתי אותו אל קדש ואתם

13. [שא]מרתה בשביל הנייר ושהיה בפני ר׳ יצחק [...]

14. [...] אני [...] ביני ובינך לא ר׳ יצחק ולא זולתו אלא

15. [...] יש מיניין אותיות שבשני הכתבים האלו

16. [...] לי אצלך מן הרביע קירא[ט] להשליש הזהוב

17. [ניי?]רות ואם [...]

 

8. [...] and the messenger brought two writings the [...]

9. In them are quires, there are seven quires

10. as it was agreed between you and me, there are three quires at two qiratin

11. and four quires one qirāt a third qirāt another (price/blood)

12. [...] you a golden quarter, I sent it to Kadesh and you

13. which you said is for the paper that is for R. Yitzchak [...]

14. [...] I [...] between me and you, neither R. Yitzchak nor anyone else, but/however

15. [...] there is a variety of letters in these two scripts

16. [...] I have form you a quarter qirāt of the golden third

17. [Paperwork] and if[...]

1030

11th Century CE

Tiberias

Physical Description

150 mm

145 mm

All original edges are missing.

Fragment of a leaf/sheet

Faded but legible

No

Paper

No pricking

No ruling

  • Text on recto and verso
  • Text on the verso upside down in respect of the recto

Additional symbols

Hebrew

Oriental

1

No vowels or accents

Dots above letters

Single dot

Unbound

Bibliography


  • Gil, Moshe, 1983, Palestine During the First Muslim Period (634-1099), vol. 2 (Hebrew), Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv University, pp. 454-455

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