Cairo Genizah : Legal document; liturgy

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Recto: petition to a Fatimid ruler in which the writer asks to be exempted from the payment of his poll tax, since lost his sight as a consequence of an eye illness and is now unable to perform his job, while the tax collectors are increasingly pressing. The writer also states that in the past he had been able to pay his poll tax only thanks to the charitable intervention of the community. 12th century.</p>


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