Cairo Genizah : Legal document

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Legal document detailing the purchase of half a house in Cairo that was conveyed by inheritance. After the death of the wife of Abū l-Faḍl b. al-Barakāt (known as Ibn al-Wutayd), ownership of her house (which she had previously inherited) was divided between her husband, Abū l-Faḍl, and her daughter from a previous marriage, Naẓar bat Ḥalfon. Naẓar’s husband, Sālim, then bought Abū l-Faḍl’s half of the property. Ḥalfon b. Jacob (known as Ibn ʿUqbān) testifies to the facts of the case, as the property and individuals are known to him. In the hand of Ḥalfon b. Manasseh (1100-1138 CE).</p>

 


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