Letter: Moss. IV,20.1

Letter Moss. IV,20.1


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In PGP since 2019


Letter in the hand of Yefet b. Menashshe perhaps to his brother Ḥalfon b. Menashshe. In Judaeo-Arabic. Fragment (lower left corner of recto). Someone arrived from Abyār. Yefet says he can't do something "for numerous reasons, not least of which is the shop. I can't (leave it) for a full week, and he knows it." He is in need of a friend who will do him a favor for the sake of ʿaṣabiyya. He mentions people who traveled with somebody; someone who was with him in the shop; his isolation and abandonment; "Muslims and Jews"; al-Qāḍī al-Muwaffaq; how he can no longer sit in his shop because of [...]. Regards to Sitt Naʿīm (Ḥalfon's wife).