Legal document: T-S K25.240.18

Legal document T-S K25.240.18



Autograph order in the hand of Avraham Maimonides. Abū l-Majd is to give 3 dirhams to 'the foreigner from Toledo' (al-gharīb al-Ṭulayṭulī). T-S K25.240 consists of small written orders, partly in Hebrew and partly in Arabic script, for monthly payments, made out of the rent-revenue from the pious foundation (waqf) 'Compound of the Poor' or from the pious foundation made by the physician al-Muhadhdhab. All dated orders are from spring and summer, 1218. The word used for the money (salaries) due to communal officials is mezonot, the same term used to designate bread distributed to the poor. (Information from Mediterranean Society, II, pp. 420-421, App. A 48-92; pp. 449-450, App. B 39b [dated 1210-1225]; Cohen, Poverty and Charity in the Jewish Community of Medieval Egypt, pp. 218-220)

T-S K25.240.18 1r



Mark Cohen, unpublished editions‎ (in Judaeo-Arabic).
  1. ב
  2. אלשיך אלחזן אבו אלמגד שצ'
  3. יוצל ללגריב אלטליטלי מ'
  4. בחיה שצ' ת[ל]תה דרהם
  5. שבת אם בחקתי


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