Legal document: ENA 2728.2

Legal document ENA 2728.2


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Marriage agreement between a Rabbanite husband and a Qaraite wife, with a 30 dinar fine to the poor if one transgresses the religious practices of the other. The groom is called al-Rayyis Abu Ali Yefet ha-Kohen, and the bride is called [Sitt?] Yaman, known as Najiya. On the other side is a legal record in the hand of Ḥalfon b. Menashshe involving a marriage or inheritance dispute. Another entry is a list of names and titles of the prominent Bundar family ca. 1120: Bundar prince of the congregations b. yefet, his uncle Avraham prince of the congregations, his broth Yishaq the generous [of the congregations?] and his son Khalaf the precious of the congregations. This list is published in India Book IIb.

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  • אסתקר בחצרתנא אנו בית דין [
  • אלרייס אבו עלי מר ור יפת הכהן [
  • הכהן השר האדיר רוח ייי תניחנו [
  • הכהן בר מר [. . . . .]ם [. ה]כהן הזקן [
  • ימן הקרואה נאגיה אן לא תבדל עלי[ה
  • העיבור ואן לא יבדל עליהא מוע[די
  • וכדלך פי חאל אלמאכול אן לא [
  • . . .]ן בין אלטאפיתין טאיפה אל[
  • . . . . .]ס תלתין דינרי דדהבא מ.[
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