Legal document: T-S K25.240.40

Legal document T-S K25.240.40


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Verso: Autograph order in the hand of Avraham Maimonides. In Judaeo-Arabic. Abū l-Majd is to give the bearer, a builder, 3.5 (dirhams?) for work on the lane of the Jerusalemites (darb al-Maqādisa). 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. (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 K25.240.40 1r



Mark Cohen, Unpublished editions‎ (in Judaeo-Arabic).
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  2.  אלשיך אלחזן אבו אלמגד
  3.  שצ` ידפע למוצלהא
  4.  אלבנא מא יכץ דרב
  5.  אלמקאדסה פי עמל
  6.  אלדרב והו תלתה ונצף
  7.  עלי מא ת..ה
  1.    ושל[ום]

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