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    Legal documentENA 2741.7

    Legal document. Location: Fustat. Dating: Probably 1082 CE. The approximate time period is established by the mention of Yaʾir ha-Nadiv Peʾer ha-Qahal, who also appears …

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    Legal documentT-S AS 92.312

    Damaged fragment from a late legal deed, probably bill of appointment, not much is preserved.

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    Legal documentT-S G2.137 + T-S AS 91.190

    Fragments of responsum by a Gaon, dealing with children of female slaves.

    1. [ נימול ל]שמונה ו[בן] שפחה וודאי מ[לין אותו]
    2. [ מ]חללין עליו את השבת ואם אינו
    3. נימול לש[מונה אין מחללין עליו את ה]שבת אבל בני השפחות וודאי
    4. מחללין עליו…

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    Legal documentYevr.-Arab. I 1700.1v–2r

    Legal record (#1). Partnership dispute. Involving the partners Abū l-Ḥasan Nānū al-Tājir and Yaʿqūb b. Ibrāhīm. Abū l-Ḥasan presented a document stating that Yaʿqūb owes …

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    Legal documentYevr.-Arab. II 1372

    Reconciliation agreement between husband and wife. Dated: 6 Tammuz 5415 AM, which is 1655 CE.

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    Legal documentENA 4010.8

    Oath made by al-Parnas b. Yaʿaqov regarding 12 dinars owed to him by Avraham al-Malījī b. Mevorakh for jewelry.

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    Legal documentAIU VII.D.56

    Recto: Legal document from Fustat/Cairo, dated March 1819 (last third of Adar 5579), in which Yiṣḥaq Zamiro acknowledges receipt of an investment of 9000 muayyadis …

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    Legal documentBodl. MS heb. a 2/5 + T-S 16.152

    Marriage contract (ketubba). In the hand of Yefet b. David b. Shekhanya. Location: Fustat. Dated: Wednesday, 15 Sivan 1368 Seleucid, which is 1057 CE. Groom: …

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  9. 9

    Legal documentNLI 577.1/73

    Beginning of a deed of acknowledgment (iqrār) in Arabic script. Needs examination.

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    Legal documentMIAC 137

    Receipt for the cost of monthly participation in the association for the assistance of poor women in the costs of marriage – July 1940CE – …

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    Legal documentT-S 16.198

    Marriage contract. Location: Tyre. Bride: Sitt al-Bayt bt. Yaʿaqov. There is a header decorated with fleurs-de-lis. (See Goitein's index card and the PGP record for …

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    Legal documentT-S Ar.42.149

    Deed of acknowledgment (iqrār). In Arabic script. Dated: 525 AH = 1130/31 CE. The muqirr is Sayyid al-Ahl b. ʿAlī. Might be a debt contract. …

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    Legal documentENA NS 30.8

    Legal deed. In Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: Probably late 11th century, based on the presence of the witness Ṣāliḥ b. Yivḥar, who signed T-S 10J26.8 in Tripoli …

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    Legal documentT-S AS 147.24

    Furaji ha-Kohen appears before the court in Alexandria and declares that he sold to Bu al-Faraj b. Barakat 160 pounds of Sicilian Kosher cheese. Since …

    1. חצר אלינא נחן אלכאתמון באכרה אלשיך פראגי אלכהן ברבי יוסף הכהן
    2. צקלי נע אחד אלתגאר אלצקלין אלמתרדדין אלי אלתגר ואכברנא אנה
    3. אבאע לבו אלפרג בן ברכאת בן …

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    Legal documentMIAC 50

    Receipt for the price of printing the book of Rabbi Yosef ʿAnībī – 1916CE – Bassatine Cemetery – Museum of Islamic Art – (number 50) …

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    Legal documentENA NS 18.3

    Legal document in the hand of Ḥalfon b. Menashshe ha-Levi. Dated: Middle decade of Nisan 1424 Seleucid = March/April 1113 CE. Settlement between a husband …

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    Legal documentT-S Misc.29.23 + T-S Ar.38.31

    Deed of sale for the purchase by Ibrahim b. Mūsā b. Ṣaliḥ the Jew of two houses and irrigated land to the north of Fusṭāṭ …

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    1. بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم الحمد لله وحده وكفى وصلواته على عباده الذين اصطفی 

    2. هذا ما اشترى ابرهيم بن موسی بن صلح الاسرائيلي من [دا اود بن ازهر …

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    Legal documentYevr.-Arab. I 1700.28

    Legal record (#64). Trousseau list (taqwīm). Groom: Peraḥya b. Yosef Yiju. Bride: Sitt al-Dār ('Mistress of the House'), the daughter of Peraḥya's paternal uncle, Avraham …

    III, 54

    1. תקוים אלש בו אלסרור //פרחיה// בן יוסף ידיע בן יגו
    2. סת אלדאר בנת עמה זל אברהם
    3. אלמקדם עשרין אלמוכר כמסין
    4. ושרוט בנאת ישראל אלמעלומה
    5. חדידה דהב בג…

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    Legal documentNLI 577.9/1

    Legal fragment. In Aramaic. The hand is known (Natan b. Shemuel?). Probably a deed of sale of property, based on the formulae preserved. Mentions the …

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    Legal documentPUL Islamic Manuscripts, Third Series no. 584e.26 (Michaelides 26)

    Letter in Arabic script. Sent from al-Ramla (l. 2). Dating: likely 11th century. Needs examination. Verso was apparently not photographed. NB: Michaelides 26 corresponds to …

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    Legal documentT-S AS 83.154

    Fragment from a book of legal formulas

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    Legal documentENA 3778.7

    Legal document, small fragment. Involves Sitt al-Hanā' (the same as in T-S NS 226.12? It is not a join, but the hand looks quite similar.)

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    Legal documentT-S Ar.51.113 + T-S Ar.51.103

    Prenuptial agreement written by Halfon b. Menashshe ha-Levi. Dated: Thursday, 9 Elul 1428 Seleucid = 9 August 1117 CE. The top part of the document …

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    Legal documentT-S AS 152.413

    King and narrow, much damaged, strip from what seems to be a remains of a ketubah (based on the word נדוניא). AA

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    Legal documentT-S AS 177.119

    Small fragment of an order of payment, in Arabic script with a Hebrew "emet" at the top. There is also a single word in Judaeo-Arabic …

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    Legal documentT-S Misc.22.296

    Witness statement(s) in Arabic script, originally at the bottom of a deed of acknowledgment made by a woman. Dated: Shawwāl 427 AH = July/August 1036 …

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    Legal documentT-S AS 155.224

    Legal document in the hand of Ḥalfon b. Menashshe, mentioning Shela ha-Levi the elder. See separate entry for verso. (Information from CUDL)

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    Legal documentT-S NS 338.104

    Tiny fragment, probably from a legal document, perhaps in the hand of Ḥalfon b. Menashshe. Consists entirely of formulary shared with CUL Or.1080 J189, referring …

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    Legal documentT-S NS J335

    Legal document. Five lines from the middle of the document. Involves a deceased Shela.

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    Legal documentT-S 13J1.20

    Recto: an acknowledgement of debt by Yosef b. Menashshe al-Ramlī, who owes 11 dinars to Abū l-Afrāḥ ʿArūs b. Yosef, which he will pay back …

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    1. שהדותא דהות באנפנא [ ]ן שהדי דח[ ]ות ידנא לתחתא בחמשה בשבת דהוא עשר[ ]ן

    2. וארבעה יומי בירח אייר דשנת אלפא ו[ ]לת מאה ותשעין ותשע שנין למניינא…

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    Legal documentMIAC 198

    Religious rulings – undated – Bassatine Cemetery – Museum of Islamic Art – (number 198) – in Hebrew. (information from Ḥassanein Muḥammad Rabīʿa, ed., Dalīl …

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    Legal documentT-S AS 146.407

    Minute fragment, from a draft of a bill of divorce of Semah b. […]. The year is only partially preserved: Tishrei […]93. Probably 11th century, …

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    Legal documentMoss. VII,89.2

    Geṭ (bill of divorce). Location: New Cairo (אלמעזיה אלקאהרה). Husband: Hillel b. Ḥalfon ha-Levi. Wife: Sitt al-Khawāt bt. [...]. Dated: Tammuz 1[4]50 of the Seleucid …

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    Legal documentJRL Series B 3819 + T-S AS 152.22

    Legal query addressed to Avraham Maimonides concerning a husband's financial obligations towards his wife. The text mentions several objects including the wife's household effects and …

    1. ..........[
    2. לחמהם דפעה להא מע קמאשהא אל
    3. מכתוב עליה מע כון הדא אלזאיד לם יכתבה
    4. להא פי אלכתובה אם לא
    5. והל ללמצאג אלפצה ואלדהב חכם ואלמ[.....
    6. חכם אם לא …

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    Legal documentT-S 12.59.2

    Fol. 2: Deed fragment in which 'the people of Haifa's fortress' are mentioned, 11th century. CUDL description: Recto: the very beginning of a legal document …

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    1. ] ואנשי מבצר חיפה החתומים עידותם למטה ב[
    2. ]ה ימים בירח מרחשון בשנה הששי[ת שלשבוע
    3. ] שנים ליצירת עולם איך שבא לפנינו

    ....

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    Legal documentENA NS 15.23

    Legal document written in careful square letters.

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    Legal documentENA NS 21.3

    Small piece of paper with only one line of text with the name Netanʾel b. Ṣedaqa known as Ibn al-Kāzarūnī. On verso there are a …

    1. נתנאל הידוע הבה אללה בן אלכאזרוני בר צדקה נע

    Verso

    1. והיה כערער בערבה בואו ונשתחוה

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    Legal documentT-S 20.151

    Ketubba fragment (lower left corner). In the hand of Ḥalfon b. Menashshe ha-Levi (1100–38). Bride: Sitt al-Kull, a virgin. Early marriage payment: 10 dinars. Grand …

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    Legal documentT-S AS 152.144

    Legal document mentioning Abr(aham) [...] ha-Kohen b. Faraj (?) אלרחבי and Isaac b. David al-Fāsī. (Information from CUDL)

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    Legal documentT-S AS 152.111

    Likely a summary of a legal case, involving Umm Khalaf, Yosef b. Ḥus[ayn?], a payment of 26 of something, and ʿIwāḍ. (Information in part from …

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    Legal documentT-S Misc.25.13

    Bill of divorce. Location: Fustat. Dated: Wednesday, 4 Elul 1392 Seleucid, which is 1081 CE. Husband: Ṣedaqa b. Avraham. Wife: Rashīda bt. Yeshuʿa. Witnesses: Mevorakh …

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    Legal documentBodl. MS heb. d 65/12

    Legal document. Very damaged. Location: Probably Cairo; only ''אל" is clearly legible of the location's name, but only three common locations begin with "al" (al-Qāhira, …

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    Legal documentNLI 577.1/30

    Legal testimony, in Arabic script. Needs examination.

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    Legal documentT-S 16.221

    Opening lines of a legal document. Dated: Thursday, 1 Shevaṭ 4746 AM = 1297 Seleucid = 14 January 986. Location: Fusṭāṭ. In which Shelomo b. …

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    Legal documentT-S AS 151.66

    Legal document. Location: Alexandria. Dated: 48[..] AM = 1039–1139 CE. Involves [...] b. Yaḥyā and ʿEli. Also mentions Fusṭāṭ. (Information in part from CUDL)

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    Legal documentT-S NS 338.18

    Legal document. Fragmentary (left side). May be a contract of debt for 140 dirhams. Mentions a house, Sitt al-Nās (possibly the daughter of Abū Isḥāq), …

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    Legal documentT-S AS 153.8

    Several notes in Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: 1213–37 CE, as Avraham Maimonides is referred to as the Nagid. Either a letter or legal jottings, but in any …

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    Legal documentMoss. IIIa,17.2

    Legal fragment. In Hebrew. The substance is obscure. Mentions Ḥalfon and the son of the sister of Yefet.

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    Legal documentT-S Ar.38.132

    Document of sale of a house (intaqala...), dated 28 Muḥarram 587 AH, which is 25 February 1191 CE. (Though note that Khan at one time …

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    Legal documentT-S Ar.38.80

    Acknowledgment of a debt of 10 dinars contracted by […] b. ʿAlī, an inhabitant of the ‘residence of the bishop’ (sakn al-qissīs), owed to Abū …

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