Cairo Genizah : Legal document

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Power of attorney in Hebrew dated Monday 6th Adar 1539 (= 1228 CE) under the jurisdiction of Abraham Maimonides. Elʿazar the doctor ha-Levi b. Tiqva ha-Levi the doctor in Ašmum Ṭannaḥ (אשמום טנאח) instructs Elijah ‘the excellent judge’ b. Zechariah in Fusṭāṭ to offer betrothal on his behalf to the widow Yamun bat ʿEli b. Joseph (יאמון האלמנה אלמרכשיה), from Marrakesh in Morocco. The last 10 lines are in Arabic script and include the names of witnesses to the above Hebrew document.</p>


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