Letter: ENA 2808.25

Letter ENA 2808.25


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Upper fragment: Letter in the hand of Yosef b. Shemuel b. Seʿadya (court scribe, active ca. 1181–1209). He is describing a marital dispute: "...four sessions... in the last session, and that they... with them, and when that was said to me, I sent... with what was said to me, and I chastised him and restrained him in that, and he said... to him the duty that she should move from this place to another.... Some time later, he came to me screaming for help, saying, 'Divorce me from this woman lest I kill her and lose my life on her account,' and I said to him, 'What is the meaning of this?' ... the falsest thing that could be said about her, until I saw with my own eyes, and... divorced..."

ENA 2808.25 1




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