Michaelides Fragments : Letter, address, draft

Michaelides Fragments

<p style='text-align: justify;'> <a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(1);return false;'>Recto:</a> Fragment of a letter. Surviving text opens with a new paragraph, containg a request expressed by the formula: ان رايت. Concerns trade. Refers to sending goods (متاع). Mentions profit (و الربح لك 'and the profit is yours'). <a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(2);return false;'>Verso:</a> Address, presumably of letter on recto, though in a different hand: 'To ’Abū Jābir ’Aḥmad ibn Yazīd ibn ‘Ubaydallāh , from Muḥammad ibn ‘Abdallāh ... in Fusṭāṭ (بفسطاط مصر). Text B: Draft of an order of payment. Opens: ادفع. Refers to 'pieces' of coins (قطع). </p>

 


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