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Abraham Ben Yiju And His Family

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This chapter discusses letters sent to Ben Yiju by Joseph b. Abraham, by Khalaf b. Isaac, and several other letters. The letter from Joseph b. Abraham to Abraham Ben Yiju, Malabar Coast, India, has text is translated in Goitein, Letters, 192-97. This document is in the same hand as in II, 43; III, 3-6, 9; IV, 15-II, 42; V, 11 and VI, 36, also letters sent by Joseph b. Abraham. Two other of his communications to Ben Yiju, III, 2 and 7, are in two other different scripts. The writer of the other letter, Khalaf b. Isaac b. Bundar, was a cousin of Madmun b. Hasan who closely cooperated with him. There are several documents concerning Khalaf, which have been found. Khalaf 's handwriting excels in regularity and clearness and approaches the type of writing used in highly official legal documents, such as marriage contracts.

Keywords: Abraham Ben Yiju; Joseph b. Abraham; Khalaf b. Isaac; Madmun b. Hasan

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