Letter: ENA 2741.4

Letter ENA 2741.4


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Letter from Saʿīd b. Marḥab, in Aden, to Abū Zikrī b. ʿAṭiyya. Dating: mid-12th century. Apart from the introduction and address, only about a dozen lines are preserved from the margin of recto. In these lines, the sender mentions Zabīd, the righteousness and merit of Sayyidnā, a safe arrival of a group of merchants in Aden, their departure for India, and the news that their ship was stranded in Mirbāṭ on the south Arabian coast.

ENA 2741.4 1



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