Michaelides Fragments : Two letters

Michaelides Fragments

<p style='text-align: justify;'> <a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(1);return false;'>Recto:</a> Text opens after basmala on the same line: انعم الله صباحك وادام كرمتك. The writer confirms that he has received five dīnārs from the writer: الذى قبضت منك خمس الدنانير. He instructs the addressee to pay some exprenses from a sixth dīnār and send him the remainder with a servant boy (الغلام). Note the phonetic shift of 'alif to hā' in the world وهما الدنار السادس فخذ منه ...(امَّا=) هما. <a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(2);return false;'>Verso:</a> Appears to be a formal petition. Includes the request formula: ... فان رايت 'If you resolve to ...'. </p>

 


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