State document: Bodl. MS heb. f 56/4–5

State document Bodl. MS heb. f 56/4–5


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Chancery or fiscal document, presumably Mamluk period. There are two lines preserved, consisting of a date (22nd Rajab is visible) and the ḥamdala. The text was folded down the middle to form a bifolio and reused for notes on the Jewish calendar, a roster for the years starting with 1275/6 until the mid-fourteenth century. But the roster contains errors, such as parts of the sequence that are repeated. There are also jottings, including a biblical quotation. (Marina Rustow, with information on the calendar roster from Sacha Stern)

Bodl. MS heb. f 56/4 4 recto

4 recto



Bodl. MS heb. f 56/4 4 verso

4 verso

Bodl. MS heb. f 56/5 5 recto

5 recto

Bodl. MS heb. f 56/5 5 verso

5 verso
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