Cairo Genizah : Legal document

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Signatures from the bottom of a deed and fragmentary marriage record produced by the Babylonian congregation in Damascus in 933 CE. One of the signatures reads […]b. Tahvoy (?). The marriage record preserves a part of the name of the groom, possibly Naḥman, and mentions some goods: gold, a veil, a long scarf, a bed cover, 13 pillows, a pail, a cup, a dyeing vessel, and 2 chests. The bride brought into the marriage a housing compound. The record is signed by Qayyom b. Simeon ha-Kohen ha-Yamanī, […] ha-Kohen b. Isaac, Isaac b. Harūn, Menaḥem b. Samuel, and Abraham b. Saʿadya.</p>

 


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