Letter: ENA 2560.5

Letter ENA 2560.5



Letter from Yiṣḥaq b. Yosef to a certain [son of] Natan he-haver. The letter mourns the passing of Madmun (the Nagid of Yemen) and is dated 1 Ḥeshvan 1463 Seleucid = 13 October 1151 CE, thus establishing the date of Madmun's death. See Goitein-Friedman, Madmun (India Book II), 12. This letter is India Book VI, 3.