Cairo Genizah : Legal document

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Legal document from Cairo and Fusṭāṭ. The rich goldsmith Abū Yaʿqūb Joseph b. Samuel’s (known as Ibn Naḥum) estate is recorded after his death for his minor children. Mentions Abū Sahl, Abū Sulaymān, Abū l-Ḥusayn al-Ḥalabī, Abū l-Faraj b. Qasāma, Abū l-Ṭāhir, Abū l-Ḥasan b. Ayyūb, Mūsā b. Musallam al-Qazzāz (the silk trader), Mūsā b. Faraj the Christian, Ṣāfī b. Naḥrīr, Maṣliaḥ the Sicilian, Abū l-Ḥasan al-Ṣanānīrī, and Abū Isḥāq b. Ṣulḥān. Signed by Abraham b. Nathan Av Bet Din, Abraham b. Šemaʿya he-Ḥaver (descendant of Šemaʿya Gaʾon), Isaac b. Samuel ha-Sefardi, Mevasser ha-Levi b. Yešuʿa and S[...]l b. Saʿadya. Dated 1425 of the Seleucid Era (= 1114 CE). In the hand of Ḥalfon b. Manasseh (who also signed the document). </p>


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