Legal document: NLI 577.4/41

Legal document NLI 577.4/41


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Verso: Drafts of legal notes from a court. Some of the text may have been erased. The entries do not appear to be related to each other. #1: Record of the payment of an early marriage gift (muqaddam) of 15 dinars in an engagement (shiddukhin). Dated: Sunday, 4 Nisan 1552 Seleucid, which is 1241 CE. Fiancé: Surūr b. Yiṣḥaq al-Iskandarānī. Fiancée: Karam bt. Yefet. #2: Abū Manṣūr b. Faḍāʾil declares that he owes Ṣadiq b. Moshe [the entry ends here]. #3 (at 180 degrees): Something concerning Rashīda bt. Abū l-ʿIzz ha-Levi ("al-Rayyis al-Ajall") and monthly payments of 20 wariq dirhams. There follows what may be another entry, mainly in Arabic script. (Information in part from Ashur's edition of #1.)


Amir Ashur, "Engagement and Betrothal Documents from the Cairo Geniza‎" (in Hebrew) (PhD diss., n.p., 2006).
  1. סרור כרם בת
  2. בן יצחק יִפִתִ
  3. למא כאן יום אלאחד אלראבע אלחודש ניסן דשנת אלפא וחמש מאה
  4. וחמשין ותרתין שנין למניאן שטרות ח̇צרא סרור בן
  5. אלאסכנדראני ואלדי וכלתה בנת אכיה פי קבץֹ מא אנפצל
  6. אלכמסה עשר דינאר אלמוקדם פי פצל אלשידוכין