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Michaelides Fragments : Letter

Michaelides Fragments

<p style='text-align: justify;'><a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(1);return false;'>Recto:</a> Text opens, after basmala: اطال الله بقاك وادام عزك. The closing paragraph contains a request introduced by ... فرايك اعزك الله. In between the lines of this letter the same writer has added a postscript, in which he instructs the addressee to send somebody papyrus on receipt of the letter (ووصله القرطاس فى مجى هذا الرقعة). <a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(2);return false;'>Verso:</a> Text opens after basmala with long blessing formula: اكرمك الله وابقاك وادام عزك و كرامتك ونعمتك و سعادتك . Mentions a slave-boy (الغلام). Closes with the formula it opens with. </p>

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