Legal document: T-S NS J27

Legal document T-S NS J27



Court records and notes in the hand of the judge Natan b. Shemuel. Dating: Ca. 1143 CE. Entries include the estate inventory of Abū l-Barakāt Ibn al-Sharābī (including a huge library containing 200 bound codices), payment of a debt, an instruction to charge the community fund with 75 dirhams, and the sale of a house. (Information from CUDL.) Gil edited one of the entries; this is the transcription below. Record of a payment to an Amir, ca. 1143. Two payments in wheat, due the army commander (amir) Hiṣn al-Dawla, are effected through the qodesh; the account is briefly recorded among other records of the court. The date corresponding to 1143 appears on the reverse side of the document, written in the same hand. A previous PGP description erroneously called this "Rough draft of an agreement between spouses, in the hand of Hillel b. Eli."

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Moshe Gil, Documents of the Jewish Pious Foundations from the Cairo Geniza (Leiden: Brill, 1976).

TS NS J 27v, fgt. 2 Gil, Documents, pp. 259 Doc. #48 Record of a payment to an amir ca. 1143 SH [1-28-87] (P)

  1. אלאמיר חצן אלדולה בן סיף אלדולה פי מרתבין
  2. סבעה ויבאת קמח ובקי לה תמאניה
  3. ויבאת קמח אלתמן ענהא
  4. כמסה וסבעין דרהם אחאל בה אלקדש


Moshe Gil, Documents of the Jewish Pious Foundations from the Cairo Geniza (Leiden: Brill, 1976).
  1. The Amīr Ḥiṣn al-Dawla b. Sayt al-Dawla, for two murattabs,

  2. seven waybas of wheat. Still due to him, eight 

  3. waybas of wheat, whose cost 

  4. of 75 dir. he transfered to the (debit of) the qōdesh.


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