Letter: Moss. IV,157

Letter Moss. IV,157

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Letter of appeal from Yeshuʿa b. Yosef to an unknown addressee. The first 2/3 consists of rhymed Hebrew praises for the addressee. In the body of the letter, in Judaeo-Arabic, he explains his (conjunctural) poverty and asks for help. On verso are also piyyutim/qinot.