Cairo Genizah : Legal document; list

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Recto: bill of release, dated 10th Nisan 1360 of the Seleucid Era (= 1049 CE) in Fusṭāṭ, in which Abraham ha-Kohen b. Ṣedaqa b. Elijah b. Joshua releases his uncles Ḥalfon b. Elijah and Saʿadya b. Elijah, and Miriam bat Maymūn. Witnessed by Surūr b. Ḥayyim b. Sikkīr, Yešuʿa ha-Levi b. Abraham, Naḥum ha-Kohen b. Joshua, Yaʿīš ha-Kohen ha-Parnas b. Abraham, Muʿammar b. Joseph b. Muʿammar the judge, Maṣliaḥ b. Samuel, and attested by the Bet Din. Verso: A list of beneficiaries of donations, similar to ENA 2713.26, TS 20.112, and TS 24.76. The majority of the names legible belong to community officials (beadles of three synagogues and at least two cantors) and women. The list on the verso pre-dates the document on the recto.</p>

 


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