Cairo Genizah : Letter; magical

Rāfiʿ al-Ḥarīrī, daughter of

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Begging letter to the Nagid from the daughter of Rāfiʿ al-Ḥarīrī, who asks for a linen headcover. Letter is covered in jottings mentioning people including Sitt al-ʿIlm, Zaynab, al-Ḡālib b. Sitt al-Ahl, Abū l-Faḍl b. Fāṭima, Fāṭima bat Mubāraka, and Saʿīda bat Milāḥ, which by the use of the mother’s name indicate use for magical purposes. </p>

 


Want to know more?

Under the 'More' menu you can find , any transcription and translation we have of the text and find out about downloading or sharing this image.

No Contents List Available
No Metadata Available

Download

Share

If you want to share this page with others you can send them a link to this individual page:
Alternatively please share this page on social media

You can also embed the viewer into your own website or blog using the code below: