Cairo Genizah : Legal document: betrothal deed; legal document

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Legal documents, written in the hand of Mevoraḵ b. Nathan. Recto: betrothal deed between Samuel the teacher b. Joseph and (Sitt al-Baqā ?), the orphan daughter of Yefet ha-Kohen. Dated Kislev 1473 of the Seleucid Era (= 1161 CE) in Fusṭāṭ. Mentions Abū Jacob b. Abraham (known as Ibn Abū l-Zabād). Signed by Abraham b. Elʿazar, Abraham b. Yaḥyā, Menaḥem b. Beraḵot and Mevoraḵ b. Nathan he-Ḥaver. Verso: record of a donation of a quarter of a compound to the Heqdeš by Sitt al-Naẓar bat Ḥalfon. Another sixth of the same compound is given to Faḍā’il b. ʿAwā’iḍ, whose mother Sitt al-Dār is also mentioned. </p>

 


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