Cairo Genizah : Bible; medical; narrative

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Recto: Genesis 1:1-4 and 1:14 from the Hebrew Bible. Verso: possibly the beginning of a story in Judaeo-Arabic of an ascetic man passing a doctor’s office, where the treatments for a boy’s ailments, such as medication, pills, bloodletting and urine analysis, are being loudly discussed.</p>

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