Legal document: Yevr.-Arab. I 1700.15

Legal document Yevr.-Arab. I 1700.15



Legal record (#32). Bill of sale, outline. Stating that a bill of sale (ʿuhda) shall be written for the sale of the slave wailing woman al-ʿAbīr. Seller: Abū l-Barakāt al-Thiqa. Buyer: Not named. Price: 40 dinars + qīrāṭ. She is called both al-mughanniya ("singer") and al-nā'iḥa ("professional wailer"). Information from Goitein's notes.