Cairo Genizah : Legal document: ketubba

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Exemplar marriage contract reflecting a mixture of styles and influences (including some Palestinian features: dating according to the creation of the world, proposal formula with first person declaration and volition clause). The list of the husband’s obligations is typical of Fusṭāṭ and reflects Babylonian influence, while the wife’s obligation formula ends with an expression of Palestinian origin. Although an exemplar, the scribe probably used his name as the name of the groom, Saʿadya the cantor b. Sedaqa the cantor (a cantor, judge and scribe in Minyat Ziftā) and the name of his wife, ʿAzūz bat Isaac, as the name of the bride. Ca. first half of the 12th century.</p>


Want to know more?

Under the 'More' menu you can find , any transcription and translation we have of the text and find out about downloading or sharing this image.

No Contents List Available
No Metadata Available

Download

Share

If you want to share this page with others you can send them a link to this individual page:
Alternatively please share this page on social media

You can also embed the viewer into your own website or blog using the code below: