Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Halper 383 Letter to Abu Zikhri Yaḥya ben Menasheh
TitleLetter to Abu Zikhri Yaḥya ben Menasheh
Call numberHalper 383
(Philadelphia, United States, University of Pennsylvania, Center for Advanced Judaic Studies Library, Cairo Genizah Collection)
PublisherCenter for Advanced Judaic Studies Library
- Verso bears names and address in mail format; The upper part of a letter of thanks. The author, a native of Palermo, Sicily is writing from Alexandria to Abu Zikhri Yaḥiya, a banker in Fustat. In the postscript, Ḥaim asks him to send the silver spoon that he had forgotten there; These same two parties appear together on a list of contributors in New York JTSA ENA 2727, 11. There our writer is also referred to as Abu Zikhri. See also, Goitein, A Mediterranean Society vol. V p. 233.
- Condition: fragment, marginalia.
Extent15.5 X 18.4 cm
- Cairo Genizah Collection (University of Pennsylvania. Center for Advanced Judaic Studies. Library).
- Cairo Genizah Collection (Dropsie College. Library).
- Judeo-Arabic letters
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