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  1. 101

    Legal documentJRL Gaster heb. ms 1772/19

    Legal document(s). Dating: ca. 1100 CE, based on the appearance of the judge Avraham b. Natan Av ha-Yeshiva. There are three different sections and numerous …

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  2. 102

    Legal documentT-S NS J425

    Shelomo testifies that he had not used a book deposited with him for sale

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  3. 103

    Legal documentT-S NS J208

    Part of a trousseau list. (Information from Goitein's index card.)

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  4. 104

    Legal documentT-S Ar.39.501 + T-S Ar.35.373

    Muslim marriage contract. In Arabic script. Dating: Unknown. Written in a calligraphic hand, in pairs of two lines separated by moderately wide spaces. For other …

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  5. 105

    Legal documentAIU VII.A.38.1

    Clockwise from upper left: (b) Legal fragment in Judaeo-Arabic. At the top there is a list of names including Bū l-Ḥasan; Sitt [...]; Abū ʿAbdallāh …

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  6. 106

    Legal documentYevr.-Arab. II 1282

    Legal document (deed of sale). In Judaeo-Arabic. Location: Fustat/Cairo. Venue: The house of Shelomo b. Aharon Kohen Khāzinī. Dated: Thursday, 19 Heshvan 5527 AM, which …

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  7. 107

    Legal documentT-S K25.240.20

    Autograph order in the hand of Avraham Maimonides. The noble cantor (=Abū l-Majd?) is to give 5 dirhams to the relative of the rabbi from …

    1. ב
    2. אלשיך אלחזן אלגליל שצ'
    3. ידפע לקריב אלרב אלטליטלי
    4. כמסה דרהם שבת שלח לך
    5. ושלום

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  8. 108

    Legal documentT-S AS 209.226

    Legal document regarding business between a certain Yaʿaqov, Eliezer Kohen, and Moshe Ovadyah. The currency used is Venetian perahim.

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  9. 109

    Legal documentBodl. MS heb. e 94/25

    Jayyida, wife of a scholarly grape-presser, gives two-thirds of a house in the Hudayji street, which was her share, as a collateral against a loan …

    1. פאגבנא סואלהא ומצינא [. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
    2. ואגלקת עלינא גמיענא ומצת אחצרת מ דויד אלמדכור וגלסת
    3. הי והו לציק אלגאב אלדי נחנ…

    Med. Soc. III, p. 329

    We responded to her request and went. She locked us all in, brought the above-mentioned Mr. David and seated him and herself cl…

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  10. 110

    Legal documentT-S AS 179.20

    Bottom of a legal document in Arabic script. Damaged and faded.

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  11. 111

    Legal documentT-S 6J2.33

    Beginning of a marriage match agreement drawn up in the presence of witnesses and written three times, the last version written in the shape of …

    1. בפנינו אנו עדים חתומי מטה
    2. שדך הבחור היקר החתן בר
    3. יוסף עטאר יצ בכר מנחם יצו
    4. בפנינו אנו עדים חתומי מטה שדך הבחור
    5. כמק יוסף עטאר יצו בכר מנחם יצו
    6. ב בפני…

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  12. 112

    Legal documentBodl. MS heb. b 3/13

    Deed of release. Location: New Cairo Dated: Friday, 9 Nisan 1[6]88 Seleucid = 20 March 1377 CE, under the authority of the Nagid ʿAmram. In …

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    1. למא כאן בתאריך יום אלג'מע אלתאסע מחדש ניסן שנת אלפא
    2. [שית מאה ותמ]נין ותמן שנין לשטרות למניינא דרגילנא לממני
    3. ביה הכא בעיר אלקאהרה הסמוכה לפסטאט…

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  13. 113

    Legal documentT-S NS 226.90

    Legal fragment (lower left corner). Probably in the hand of Ḥalfon b. Menashshe. Signed by [...] b. Shelomo. Mentions a maṣbagh (dyeing workshop?) in Fustat.

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  14. 114

    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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  15. 115

    Legal documentT-S 13J3.10

    Six pages of court records in the handwriting of Mevorakh b. Natan (b. Shemuel ha-Ḥaver). Fol. 1, recto (doc. a): After the death in Sicily …

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    1. למא אתצל בנא אנו בית דין הקבועים מפי הדרת וכנל' ופאה אבו אלסר[ור אבן
    2. אלש אבו עלי אלחבריי נע פי סקלייה חצר אלינא אכוה שקיקה פתוח ודכר
    3. אלמתופא קד כל…

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  16. 116

    Legal documentT-S AS 153.233

    Recto: legal document in the hand of Ḥalfon b. Menashshe, dealing with business matters. Verso: badly rubbed and illegible. (Information from CUDL)

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  17. 117

    Legal documentT-S NS J468

    Digests of legal documents. In the hand of Ḥalfon b. Menashshe? Document #1: Manṣūr/Elʿazar b. M[...] sells 1/8 of a house for 14 dinars. Specifies …

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  18. 118

    Legal documentT-S Ar.19.4

    Deed regarding the endowment of a small house in Fusṭāṭ, mentioning the Babylonian synagogue. Ca. 11th-12th century. (Information from CUDL)

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  19. 119

    Legal documentBL OR 5561B.12

    Legal document regarding the appointment of Moshe Albotano "אלבוטאנו" as gabbay of the Maghrebi community in Cairo that also mentions the scribe Yaʿaqov b. Zimra. …

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  20. 120

    Legal documentT-S 16.146 + T-S 12.176

    The widow of Abu al-Barakat, the son of Yosef Lebdi, buys a sixth of two adjacent stores for 53 and three/fourths dinars. The widow was …

    I, 35 TS 16.146

    1. שהדותא דהות באנפנא אנן שהדי דחתמות ידנא לתתא סוף שטרא דנן כן הוה פי אלעשר אלאול מן תמוז דשנת אלפא וארבע מאה וחמשין וארבע
    2. שנין לשטרות…

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  21. 121

    Legal documentPER H 20

    Dowry deed from Fustat, 1171 CE. It was customary to bring together all the objects of the dowry and to record them publicly in a …

    1. [...]מִןִ אסבאב אלו[צלה] בין אבו אלמ[נגא] אלקזאז הבחור ב̇ר ̇מ יפת הזקן [...]
    2. [...] עליה בנדוניה אלקימה […] סתה [וכמס]ין דינר <שוי דינר בדינר קרן בלא [כפל]> תקרר בינהמא כתאבתה [כא…

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  22. 122

    Legal documentT-S 12.481

    Legal document fragment mentioning "his travel to al-Andalus," various sums of money, a widow named Umm al-ʿAysh, and Yefet ha-Zaqen. ASE.

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  23. 123

    Legal documentHalper 347

    A court decree made in the last decade of the month of Iyyar in 1543 (1232 in the Julian calendar), banning the use of synagogue …

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  24. 124

    Legal documentENA NS I.81

    Legal testimony (maḥḍar) from al-Maḥalla regarding kosher butchering. It seems that Shemarya ha-Kohen was granted the right to be sole butcher and another man entered …

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  25. 125

    Legal documentBodl. MS heb. d 65/35

    Legal fragment in the hand of Ḥalfon b. Menashshe. Acknowledgment made by [...] b. Munajjā al-ʿAṭṭār and his young daughter releasing their in-law Abū l-Faḍl …

    1. שהדותא דהות באנפנא אנן שהדי דחתמות ידנא לתחת[א כן הוה חצר אלינא מר ור . . . . . בר
    2. מר ור מנגא הזקן אלעטאר נע ואבנתהא אלצגירה אלמדעאה [
    3. בעד אן צחת לנ…

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  26. 126

    Legal documentT-S AS 146.111

    Responsum to Yeḥiʾel the judge. (Information from CUDL)

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  27. 127

    Legal documentENA NS 50.1

    Legal deed. In Hebrew. Location: Fustat. Dated: Wednesday, 1 Tevet 5416 AM, which is 1655/56 CE. Marḥaba the widow of Elʿazar(?) leases the large līwān …

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  28. 128

    Legal documentT-S AS 152.255

    Small fragment from a legal document in the hand of Yosef b. Shemuel b. Saʿadya ha-Levi. Possibly a will, or simply a debt contract, as …

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  29. 129

    Legal documentT-S 12.781

    Legal document. In Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: Late 11th century. Wuḥūd bt. Ḥalfon declares that a coex of the Torah along with other copper vessels and a …

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  30. 130

    Legal documentT-S 12.461

    Contract in which Ṣedaqa b. Muvḥar, a scholar known from a number of manuscripts dating to 1076–86 CE (e.g. T-S 20.110 (PGPID 1774)) gives 50 …

    1. אסתקר בבית דין בין מר ור צדקה החבר בר מר מובחר הזקן נע ובין אבו מנצור מר
    2. אהרן אלזיאת בר מ מבשר נע אן יסלם מר ור צדקה דנן לאבי מנצור דנן מא קד געלה
    3. מ…

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  31. 131

    Legal documentT-S 13J2.8

    Record detailing the action of a court in Fustat in preparing a claim to an estate in Aleppo, made by a man name Sālimو residing …

    1. יכתץ באלחלבי וארת אלעזאזי
    2. חצ]ר אלי בית דין סאלם בן מנצור אלחלבי ודכר אן לה
    3. זכות ועדות ענד מן יאתי דכרה בעד הדא
    4. פחצר אלינא רב אברהם בר שמריה הדיין אל…

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  32. 132

    Legal documentENA 4011.45

    Partnership agreement. Location: Fustat. Dated: Av 14[..] Seleucid, which is 1089–1188 CE, but if Goitein's identification is correct (hand of Hillel. b. ʿEli), this can …

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  33. 133

    Legal documentT-S AS 176.1

    Legal document concerning state affairs. Dating: 419 AH = 1028–29 CE. Involving the amīr Dhakhīrat al-Dawla, the chief judge (qāḍi l-quḍāt), the Diwan of Zakāt, …

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  34. 134

    Legal documentT-S 6J1.13

    Recto: text of a numinous prayer to God. Verso: fragment of a legal document, mentioning the holy city. Date not preserved.

    1. אלהם אני אסאלך יאללה
    2. יארב יארחמאן יארחים יאמלך
    3. יאקדוס יאסלאם יאמומן יאמהימן
    4. יאעזיז יאגבאר יאמתכבר יאכאלק
    5. יאבארי יאמצור יאגאפר יאקאהר
    6. יאוהאב יארזאק י…

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  35. 135

    Legal documentENA 2728.2

    Left side of inquiry with regard to an inheritance of a quarter of a house. (Information from Goitein's index cards). Written by Halfon b. Menashshe …

    1. ] אחצר זוג אלבנת אלצגירה אלכתובה אלד[י . .].[פי]ה אלשרט אלמדכור
    2. ]. .ל. מא אלואגב פי אלסתה דנא[ניר . . . .] עליה אלכדאם מנהא ד
    3. ]אדין אלכפן אא.ח אן מא…

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  36. 136

    Legal documentT-S AS 219.130

    Legal fragment with release formulae. In the hand of Ḥalfon b. Menashshe ha-Levi. The parties are Abū Zikrī and Berakhot. They might be identical with …

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  37. 137

    Legal documentENA 2727.13a

    Court record regarding inheritance. mentioned Aharon and an orphan. Bibliography: Zinger, Ginzei Qedem 13. Probably an indirect join with Moss. VII,43 + T-S Ar.53.53.

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  38. 138

    Legal documentMoss. X,131.1

    Opening lines of a ketubah - needs examination. No image

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  39. 139

    Legal documentENA 2123.8

    A legal query regarding a man who stole from a gentile, if he entitled to return it. Published by Glick, Seridey Teshuvot, pp. 538-555. AA

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  40. 140

    Legal documentT-S Ar.34.319

    Legal document in Hebrew. Very faded/damaged. Needs examination.

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  41. 141

    Legal documentT-S NS 226.44

    Mirror imprint of the name Elya ha-Haver b. Aharon

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  42. 142

    Legal documentT-S AS 157.200

    Responsum concerning theft, the status of the biblical prohibitions, and the punishment. Handwriting looks very similar to T-S AS 152.24 (PGPID 17737). (Information in part …

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  43. 143

    Legal documentT-S 13J3.4

    Court record regulating the inheritance of the estate left behind by a Jewish merchant who drowned at sea near Alexandria. His estate was transferred to …

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    1. [ ] דחתימין [ ]ש לתחתא בכתבא דנן ען ה[ ]
    2. למא וצל אלתוקיע אלעאל זאדה אללה שרפא ועלוא פי מא תכץ בתרכה יוסף בר שמואל דיד[יע].
    3. בן צבאח אלדי גרק פי…

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  44. 144

    Legal documentT-S NS 226.29

    Legal document. Fragment of a prenuptial agreement written by Halfon b. Menashshe ha-Levi. Dating: 1100–38. The wife is permitted to leave her house only with …

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  45. 145

    Legal documentT-S AS 148.55

    Legal jottings. The entry on recto concerns Karmī b. Avraham who had agreed to pay 10 wariq dirhams to Futūḥ b. Maḥāsin on Friday, 7 …

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  46. 146

    Legal documentT-S 6J1.20

    Legal fragment in the hand of Ḥalfon b. Menashshe. Dealing with alimony/maintenance (mezonot) for a wife and son.. People mentioned: Ibn al-[...] (first line); Abū …

    1. דידיע [באב]ן [
    2. מעהא אבנה ו[ליס] יכ[ון] להמא מונה [
    3. ואלי אלאן מא יכפ/א/המא ען מזונות ש[י
    4. שי ירגעא אליה אלא מא תקתרצה עלי נפ[
    5. צחה דלך וישהדו להא//בה//…

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  47. 147

    Legal documentT-S NS J405

    Debt contract, draft. In Judaeo-Arabic. Dated: 11 Ḥeshvan 1587 Seleucid, which is 1275 CE. Abū Saʿd b. Abū l-ʿAlāʾ al-Ṣabbāgh is owed a sum of …

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  48. 148

    Legal documentT-S NS 340.50

    Verso (side of original use): Probably a deed of sale for a property. In Arabic script. The parties include a Jewish druggist and Sitt al-Kull …

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  49. 149

    Legal documentCUL Add.3338.1

    Marriage contract (ketubba). Possibly from Ṣanʿāʾ, like CUL Add.3338.2. The groom is named Saʿīd, and the bride is named [...]da bt. Muʿayyaḍ(?) b. Saʿīd. Needs …

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  50. 150

    Legal documentT-S 8J6.11

    Leaf from a notebook or register of some sort. The two pages are each headed "faṣl," like other documents from the dossier of the Mosul …

    1. פצל
    2. וקביל עלוהי //נמי// חתנא דנן דלא למיעל עלה
    3. כאורח כל ארעא בתר חזו דמהא עד
    4. דידע מינה דספרא שבעת ימי נקיים
    5. בתר חזו דמהא וטבליא בתר הון באתר
    6. דכשר לט…

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