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Judeo-Persian Document from Khotan

Date 100 / 3.8.718 - 23.7.719
Content The author of the letter seems to be describing a prediction, mentions correspondence between Yazid b. al-Muhallab b. Abu Sufrah and the Ispahbud (prince of Tabaristan), and reports about the sale of sheep. [document is fragmentary and undated.]
Type namah
Category Letters and Correspondence
Archive Stein Collection
Publication Margoliouth, M. A. "An early Judaeo-Persian Document from Khotan, in the Stein Collection with other early Persian Documents." The Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society (1903): 735-60.
Keywords Jews | religious minorities | trade
Individuals Yazid b. al-Muhallab b. Abu Sufrah
Places Tabaristan | Khotan | Mazandaran
Notes Language: Persian written in Hebrew characters. The facsimile is fragmentary. Date based on information given in the appendant article.
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