Cairo Genizah : Bible; legal document

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Recto: 1 Kings 7:51-8:11, most of the hafṭara for Pequde (Exodus 38:21-40:38). The title כי אפטרה is written at the top of the extant leaf. Verso: question to the jurisconsult Šihāb al-Dīn al-Ṭūsī Muḥammad b. Maḥmūd Abū l-Fatḥ regarding liability for damaged property. The house of a Muslim had collapsed onto the house of a Jew, damaging walls, ceilings, timber, marble, columns and household vessels and pots. The question is followed by the legal opinion by al-Ṭūsī (possibly an autograph). Ca. 12th century.</p>

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