Letter: T-S Ar.53.65

Letter T-S Ar.53.65

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In PGP since 1989

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Verso: Short letter from a teacher to a father. In Judaeo-Arabic. "This is to inform you my lord, the elder, may God make your honored position permanent, that Abū l-Ḥasan, after his transfer to my school, showed great zeal for study. His great misfortune was that Abū l-Ḥasan b. Wuhayb broke his board with the knowledge of the other boys. And peace." (Goitein's translation.)

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  • אעלם מולאי אלשיך
  • אדאם אללה עזה
  • אן אבו אלחסן מא
  • אנתקל אלא ועינה
  • ללכתאב ואעטם
  • מא עליה אבו אלחסן בן
  • והיב קאם כסר לוחה
  • בעלם אלצביאן ושלום
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