Paraliterary text: T-S Ar.39.238

Paraliterary text T-S Ar.39.238

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One side: Draft of the beginning of a letter from a wretched prisoner in "the dungeon" (al-muṭbaq). In Judaeo-Arabic. Possibly poetry and not a letter. The other side: Two lines of love poetry in Arabic script, surrounded by jottings and pen trials in Arabic and Hebrew script. (Information in part from Goitein’s index card)