Cairo Genizah : Poetry; legal document

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Recto: draft of a lengthy panegyric for Judah he-Ḥasid b. Manasseh, with his name in acrostic. The poet continues writing what may be a draft of a letter on verso, after which he starts to rework the first few lines of his poem a second time. Verso also contains a legal deed written by Ephraim b. Šemarya (who also signs), and signed by Yaʿīš ha-Levi b. Abraham, Yešuʿa ha-Kohen b. Abraham, Naḥum ha-Kohen b. Yešuʿa, Abraham b. Mevasser, and Yefet the cantor b. David the cantor. </p>


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