Cairo Genizah : Legal document: ketubba

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Karaite ketubba for Rebecca bat Joseph of Byzantium (מארץ רומיה) and Elʿazar b. Siman Ṭov b. Šemarya. Dated Thursday 13th Tišri 1512 (= 1201 CE) in Cairo, in the time of the Karaite Nasi Amaryahu (אמריהו) Judah b. David b. Ḥasdai b. Sar Šalom. The bride’s agent is ʿAmram ha-Levi b. Joseph ha-Levi b. Isaac ha-Levi by the testimony of Elʿazar b. Ḥalfon b. Elʿazar and Isaac b. Yefet b. [...] b. Isaac the Rabbanite. Witnessed by Isaac b. ʿAzaryahu (also the scribe), Nathaniel ha-Kohen b. Mešullam and Elijah b. Ḥalfon. The text of the ketubba is Hebrew but the validation at the end is in Judaeo-Arabic. There is a heading in large letters at the top of the document.</p>




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