Cairo Genizah : Letter; accounts

Abū l-Barakāt (uncle of Solomon b. Elijah’s wife)

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Recto: letter from the uncle of Solomon b. Elijah’s wife, Abū l-Barakāt in Alexandria, to Solomon and his wife. The uncle takes exception to Solomon calling his wife ‘shameless’ and says that when he heard that Solomon had beat his wife, the family had threatened to intervene. However, afraid of gossip, the family had decided against an intervention. The dispute between Solomon and his wife was to do with a lack of housework on her part. Verso: accounts in Arabic and Hebrew script. </p>

 


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