Michaelides Fragments : Petition and letter

Michaelides Fragments

<p style='text-align: justify;'> <a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(1);return false;'>Recto:</a> Petition in the form of a letter. Text opens after basmala: فدتك نفسى ياخى وسيدى. The body of the text opens: انت تعلم ضيق الدار 'You know the distress of the house'. The writer refers to the necessity to buy gypsum (وليس لى بد من شرا الجص). This is followed by the petition formula: فانظر يا سيدى لى نظر الله لك فى جميع امورك وحماك. <a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(2);return false;'>Verso:</a> Fragment of a letter. Refers to the treatment of crops (بلاج الزرع منذ سنتين). </p>

 


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