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Cairo Genizah : Commentary

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Lower part of a leaf from a commentary to Babylonian Talmud, tractate Giṭṭin, citing Maimonides’ Mišna commentary, Rashi’s Talmudic commentary, and the commentary of Joseph b. Yahaboy (an 11th-century authority known from other Genizah fragments). The commentary deals with the different kinds of inks to be used when writing a bill of divorce (geṭ). The reference to Maimonides lacks the blessing for the dead after his name (given after the names of the other commentators), suggesting that the commentary was composed during Maimonides’ lifetime.</p>

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