Cairo Genizah : Legal document: betrothal deed

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Part of a Karaite betrothal deed for Ḵalaf b. Maḥfūẓ (groom) and Ama al-Qādar b. Ephraim b. Manṣūr b. Furāt (bride). Dated Thursday, 17th Sivan 1357 (= 1045 CE; note interlinear reference to Tammuz), probably in Fusṭāṭ, in the lifetime of the Nasi David b. Ṣemaḥ. There are quotes from Psalms 69:13, Nehemiah 2:18, Psalms 64:11, Hosea 2:21, and Deuteronomy 1:11, 7:14, and testimony from Barakāt b. Menaḥem ha-Kohen, and Yefet b. Abraham ha-Levi. Witnessed by Ṣedaqa b. Maṣliaḥ b. Sahl ha-Levi, David b. Isaac b. Moses ha-Levi, ʿAlān b. Nahum, Joseph b. [...] b. Ephraim, David b. [...], and [...] b. Nahum. </p>




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