Cairo Genizah : Legal document; jottings

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Recto: deed of release given by Rina bat Joseph, widow of the locksmith Maymūn b. Jacob, to her deceased husband’s brother, Joseph b. Jacob, to his sisters Malika (מלכה) and Falfala (פלפלה), and to Sahlān b. Abraham b. Sunbāt. Dated Monday 26th Nisan 1292 (= 987 CE) in Fusṭāṭ. Witnessed by Faššāt b. Samuel, Baqāʾ b. Mevasser, Ephraim b. Ṣadoq, Ephraim b. ʿEli, Elʿazar ha-Levi b. Menaḥem, Ephraim b. Ḥabib, Abraham b. Saʿīd Kohen, Ibrahīm b. Zakariyyā; Hillel b. Ṣedaqa, Yaḥyā ha-Levi b. Abraham, Moses b. Ṣemaḥ ha-Kohen, and Aaron ha-Kohen b. Sar Šalom (?) (שר שאלם). Verso: pen trials in various hands, including signatures and biblical phrases. The date Tevet 1397 (= 1085 CE) is written along with the names Mevoraḵ b. Mufarrij ha-Kohen (vocalised) and Ṣedaqa b. ʿAmram.</p>

 


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