Letter: T-S Misc.8.92

Letter T-S Misc.8.92



Letter of appeal for charity, in a mixture of Arabic script, Judaeo-Arabic, and Hebrew. The addressee may be asked to write to 'al-ḥaḍra al-nafīsa' on behalf of the petitioner. Interestingly, the term "sultān" is used in reference to the addressee, evidently a high government dignitary. Dating: likely Ayyubid era. ASE