Legal document: CUL Or.1080 15.62

Legal document CUL Or.1080 15.62


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Recto: Legal query in Arabic script, in an unprofessional hand. Addressed to "al-sāda al-fuqahāʾ. . . al-aʾimma", a jurisconsult, asking whether a beardless Jewish eye doctor (kaḥḥāl), who has received a certification from Muslim witnesses on his trustworthiness for practising in a Muslim family, can actually practise there.

CUL Or.1080 15.62 1r



Geoffrey Khan, Arabic Legal and Administrative Documents in the Cambridge Genizah Collections (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993).


  1. ما يقول السادة الفقها ائمة الدين وهداة المسلمين 
  2. في رجل يهودي كحال وهو دون لحية وقد شهدت
  3. له عدول الاسلام بنه مامون في تصرفه لان يدخل 
  4. على حرم المسلمين هل يجوز له ذلك اذ وشهدوا
  5. له بذلك ام لا افتونا يرحمكم الله 


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