His Story/Her Story: An orphaned girl: Servant, wife or divorcée?

21.12.2013                      18.Tewet.5774                      Schmot

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His Story/Her Story: An orphaned girl: Servant, wife or divorcée?

"A match of this sort most likely involved few, if any, expenses for this groom."

A woman in medieval Egypt sent her assessment of a young man’s situation to a relative of hers, most likely the young man’s mother, who lived in Tripoli, Libya. It seems that she was supposed to be responsible for this fellow while he was in Cairo….