Cairo Genizah : Legal document

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Recto: deed of sale for the purchase by Abū ʿAlī Ḥassān b. Ibrahim b. Azhar (the Jewish moneychanger) of two houses in Fusṭāṭ from Abū l-Munajjā Bahūr b. Šanute b. Baḥāš (the Christian clerk). Witnessed by Yaḥyā b. al-[…], al-Ḥusaynī, and Ḥasan b. Aḥmad b. Muḥammad Abū ʿUbaydallāh. Verso: document relating to the purchase on the recto, and dated 480 AH (= 1087 CE). In this supplementary document, Yūsuf Ibn al-Baraka ‘the Jew’ gifts something (possibly the houses on recto) to ʿIzza and ʿAzīza, the daughters of his nephew. Also mentions al-Ṯābit b. Ḥasan.</p>


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