Cairo Genizah : Legal document

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Deed of release in Hebrew dated Sunday 13th Nisan 4755 (= 995 CE) in Damascus. Yaḥya b. Zechariah the judge and Zūrʿa ha-Levi b. Abraham (זורעה) witness before the Bet Din that Solomon known as al-Qūʿiṭa (אלקועיטה) does not owe them anything. At the foot of the page is an attestation in Judaeo-Arabic by the Bet Din mentioning Ezra b. Qayyum al-Muqaddasī (קיום אלמקדסי). Witnessed by Abraham ha-Levi he-Ḥaver of the great Sanhedrin b. Šimei (בסנהדרין גדול בירבי שמעי) and Gamliel b. Josiah.</p>

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