Cairo Genizah : Legal document

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Recto: deed of sale for the purchase of part of a house by Makārim b. Abī l-Faraj b. Yūsuf. There is a lengthy physical description of the seller (whose name is lost): ‘a smooth forehead in which are wrinkles […] widely spaced incisors. On his right cheek there are two moles’. Also mentions the elder Sadīd al-Dawla Abū Saʿd, Abū l-Ḥasan the Samaritan, and Abū l-Ḥasan the financier. Ca. 530 AH (= 1135 CE). Verso: illegible document, probably relating to the sale detailed on recto.</p>


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