The Letter of the Convert: A Cairo Geniza Story of the Crusades

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Brief discussion of a remarkable document found in the Cairo Geniza, and its reverberations in art and scholarship. Follows the argument described in Dr. Ben Outhwaite’s discussion in Fragment of the Month from the Cairo Geniza, July 2020. See here for that article and citations: https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/departments/taylor-schechter-genizah-research-unit/fragment-month/fotm-2020/fragment-6

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