Cairo Genizah : Legal document

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Deed of conveyance in Hebrew regarding the transfer of part of a property in Al-Banā in the district of Faqqūs on the Nile (אלבנא הסמובה לכך פאקוס) from Fawdīja (פודיגה) bat Ṣemaḥ. Fawdīja has inherited one third of a house from her father. She in turn gives one quarter of her third share in the house to her daughter and sells another quarter to her son-in-law for 3 dinars. Mentions Abraham b. Ḥananya, Ḡaniyya (גנייה) b. ʿAmram and ʿAmram b. Abraham. Dated Friday, Tišri 4759 (= 999 CE). Witnessed by Judah b. Israel the cantor, Jacob ha-Kohen b. Yešuʿa ha-Kohen, ʿEli b. Mevasser ha-Levi, Yaqūb b. Joseph, Moses b. Joseph, Yefet b. Mevasser, [...] b. Abraham, Abraham b. Saʿadya, Sahl b. Mevasser, Benjamin b. Hillel, Job b. Mūsā, Joseph b. Mevoraḵ, Faraḥ b. Aaron, Yefet b. Abraham, Ḥabas (חבס) b. ʿEli, and ʿEli b. Ibrahīm.</p>

 


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