Cairo Genizah : Legal document; piyyuṭ

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Recto: power of attorney given to ʿAmram b. Joseph he-Ḥasid by Moses b. Abraham to collect what is owed to him by Maḥbūb b. Ḥubbān. Dated Adar 1395 of the Seleucid Era (= 1084 CE), Fusṭāṭ. Mentions Ḥassūn ha-Levi b. Solomon and al-Mahdiyya. Verso: post-classical piyyuṭ, אשא דעי ליחד, with an alphabetic acrostic and internal rhyme. Parts of Deuteronomy 32:4 are used in the refrain, and from strophe to strophe the first word of the line used in the previous strophe is deleted and another one added on the end. </p>

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