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a| Halper 346 i| 09/17/02 EC
a| [Court document] : k| manuscript.
a| [Fustat, c| June-July 1164]
a| 1 fol. : b| nearly complete, damaged; verso, save inscription in Arabic in upper right, is blank.
a| Parchment b| 28 X 26 cm c| material applied: black ink d| ruling method: left rule justified by stretching last character h| columns: 1 h| lines: 26 (25 text, 1 signature) (recto).
a| A legal document in Judeo-Arabic and legal Hebrew-Aramaic, issued in the court of Daniel, titled here here הנשיא הגדול ראש גליות כל ישראל, identical to the title bestowed on Daniel in a Ḳetubah dated one month before this document, in London, British Library Or. 5561B fol. 2, and a few months later in Cambridge TS 13J 13 fol. 11. See Mann, the Jews of Egypt, vol. I p. 175.
a| The autograph signatures of the clerks of the court, serving here as witnesses, Abraham ha-kohen ben Aaron and Mevorakh ben Nathan he-ḥaver. The latter appears in Genizah documents, as a clerk, judge and scribe in the court of Fustat, between 1150, serving under his father, until 1181, when he served under Maimonides.
a| He appears in the list of judges assembled by S. D. Goitein, A Mediterranean Society vol. II Appendix D, no. 22. The content of the document appears to be in his hand. Compare to Cambridge TS 13J 1 fol. 21 (dated 1150).
a| The autographs of the judges: Jacob ha-Kohen ben Joseph (found on documents dated 1161-1164, the period preceding that of Maimonides), Menaḥem ben Berakhot and Menasheh ben Joseph, a member of Maimonides' court, 1164-1199. See Goitein, ibid. nos. 19, 27.
a| Testimony that the seven dinar given by Abu'l-Ala ben Asbu Sahl al-Jubaili to Abu'l MaʻAli the merchant as a pledge, has been taken from him, he is thus acquitted of any claim. The latter is also known as Samuel ben Judah ibn Asad.
a| Halper, c| no. 346
a| IMHM, c| no. F38400
a| Online version available.
a| Judeo-Arabic, Hebrew, and Aramaic. b| Hebrew b| Arabic b| Oriental b| semi-cursive.
a| Cairo Genizah Collection (University of Pennsylvania. Center for Advanced Judaic Studies. Library). 5| PU-CJS
a| Cairo Genizah Collection (Dropsie College. Library).
a| Forms part of: Cairo Genizah Collection.
a| Jewish law.
a| Mevorakh ben Natan, c| he-ḥaver. 4| wit
a| Avraham ben Aharon, c| ha-Kohen. 4| wit
a| Yaʻaḳov ben Yosef, c| ha-Kohen, d| 12th cent.
a| Menasheh ben Yosef.
a| Menaḥem ben Berakhot.
a| Cairo Genizah Collection (University of Pennsylvania. Center for Advanced Judaic Studies. Library). k| Manuscript. n| Halper 346. 5| PU-CJS
a| Cairo Genizah Collection