Letter: Bodl. MS heb. c 28/38

Letter Bodl. MS heb. c 28/38


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Letter preceded by a Hebrew poem consisting of three verses, from Shemuel b. Moshe to Abū al-Ḥajjāj Yūsuf Yehosef (Manbij), the tax-farmer of the local market and judge of the Jews, who is also addressed as head of the congregation (rosh ha-qahal). The writer asks whether the addressee and the community still cling to their resolution or have changed their mind – which was nothing to be ashamed of. Includes many greetings. (Information from Goitein notes and index card linked below and Goitein, MedSoc, Vol. 2, p. 75.)

Bodl. MS heb. c 28/38 38 recto

38 recto



Bodl. MS heb. c 28/38 38 verso

38 verso
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