Letter: Halper 378

Letter Halper 378


A letter from Eliyyahu al-Qustantini b. Shelomo, writing to Efrayim he-Haver b. Shemarya, head of the Ben Ezra congregation. Eliyyahu was held captive in Constantinople until the Fustat Jewish community paid for his ransom. He seeks the assistance of the head of the community, as all the money he had was a loan from non-Jews. (Information from Goitein’s index card)

Halper 378 p. 1

p. 1



Halper 378 p. 2

p. 2
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