Legal document: CUL Or.1081 2.25

Legal document CUL Or.1081 2.25

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Report of the death of a Jewish woman. In Arabic script. The deceased is Saʿdiyya bt. Yūsuf al-Yahūdi. Her father, Yūsuf, is the heir. Dated: Tuesday, 8 Rajab 657 AH, which is 1 July 1259 CE. Witnesses: Hibatallāh b. Faḍāʾil; Bū Saʿd b. Yūsuf b. Sālim. (Information from CUDL and Khan.)

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Transcription

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

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  1. بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
  2. المماليك اليهود ينهوا وفاة سعدية بنت يوسف اليهودي 
  3. وتركت من الورثة المستحقين لميراثها ابوها المذكور وكان
  4. ذلك يوم الثلثا ثامن من شهر رجب سنة سبع وخمسين وستمائة
  5. والحمد لله الدائم البقا

Witness clauses

  1. المملوك يعلم صحة ذلك
  2. وكتب هبة الله بن
  3. فضائل في تاريخه
  4. المملوك يعلم صحة ذلك
  5. وكتب بو سعد بن سالم في تاريخه

Translation

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

Recto

  1. In the name of God, the merciful and compassionate.
  2. The slaves report the death of Sa'diyya, the daughter of Yūsuf, the Jew.
  3. She left by way of heirs having a right to her inheritance her aforementioned father.
  4. This was on Tuesday, the eighth of the month of Rajab, in the year six-hundred and fifty-seven.
  5. Praise be to God, the eternal.

 

Witness clauses 

  1. The slave recognizes the validity of that.
  2. Written by Hibatallāh ibn
  3. Faḍā’il on its date.
  4. The slave recognizes the validity of that.
  5. Written by Bū Sa'd ibn Sālim on its date.

 

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