List or table: BL OR 5549.8

List or table BL OR 5549.8


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List of prisoners imprisoned for nonpayment of the capitation tax. Fragmentary. twenty-four names preserved, with sums representing the amounts still due, to be provided by public or private charity. At least three people, the cantor Saʿdān, Ḥasan the Persian, and (Yaḥyā) the son of the Tiberian, recur in B 4–5 with the same sums. (Mubārak), the son of the female physician, also recurs in B 8 and 59." (Information from Goitein, Med. Soc. II, Appendix B, #58.)