Letter: Halper 383

Letter Halper 383


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Letter from Ḥayyim b. ʿAmmār Madīnī of Palermo, Sicily, to Abū Zikrī Yaḥyā b. Menashshe Ḥalfon (Fustat). Ca. 1060. The sender, who is writing from Alexandria, has visited Fustat and stayed with the family of the recipient. In the letter his expresses thanks for their hospitality and asks to send him next year the silver spoon he had forgotten. (Information from Gil, Kingdom, Vol. 4, p. 163-164 and Goitein notes linked below.)

Halper 383 p. 1

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Halper 383 p. 2

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