Legal document: Yevr.-Arab. I 328

Legal document Yevr.-Arab. I 328



Court notebook from the Qaraite court of Cairo that was based in the Dar Simḥa synagogue. Spanning the dates 1560–75 CE. 69 pages. Contains 190 documents in Judaeo-Arabic, 6 documents in Hebrew, and 1 document in Arabic script. Discussed in depth with two sample transcriptions by Haggai Ben-Shammai in "New Sources for the History of the Karaites in Sixteenth-Century Egypt (A Preliminary Description)" (Hebrew), Ginzei Qedem 2 (2006), pp.85–97.