The early days of the city of Shamia

Name of speaker: 
Avraham Ben-Eliyahu
Gender of speaker: 
Male
Occupation of speaker: 
Merchant
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
80
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Arabic
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Dr. Assaf Bar Moshe
Year of recording: 
1999
Translation (do not use this field): 

Dr. Assaf Bar Moshe


Transcription: 

?A: Where was your grandfather

     .B: He was in... they origin is in... the father of my grandfather... they are Baghdadis

and there was some illness in Baghdad... this plague... I don't know what

.and every day thousands died

.A: They died (literally: they went), yes

,B: Many jews fled from Baghdad

,like my grandfather

,the father of my father

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