[Court document] : manuscript.

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Court record of a claim of damages
[Fustat, late 11th cent.?]
1 fol. : cropped, torn, faded; verso is blank.
Paper 16.4 X 18.1 cm material applied: black ink ruling method: writing fills the left rule, justified once by stretching last character; margins in top and right rule columns: lines: 18 extant (recto).
Yeḥezḳel ben ʻAli, ha-Kohen, 11th/12th cent.
ʹOvadyah ben Shelomoh.
Court records.
Jewish law.
Damages (Jewish law)
Hebrew. Hebrew Oriental semi-cursive.
A folio, folded widthwise into three equal parts, cropped in the 18th line, in an even cut on the third fold.
The upper part of a court record in Judeo-Arabic, in which Abu Natsr the Hazzan files a complaint, that he, his wife and his children have been attacked. Afterwards, the witnesses R. Ezekiel ha-kohen the Ḥaver and R. Obadiah ben Solomon testified of this attack, stating that the victim was beaten with a shoe (מדאס) on a Sunday.
The former is probably the same R. Ezekiel ha-kohen ha-Ḥaver ben ʻAli ha-Ḥaver a witness in several Genizah documents, the earliest Cambridge 13J 2 fol. 3, dated Dec. 1093, the latest Oxford Bodleian Heb. b.12 (Cowely 2875) fol. 4, dated Feb. 1102.
His father, a Jerusalemite, is the author of numerous Genizah documents (23 documents related to ʻAli ha-kohen, published by M. Gil, Erets-Yiśraʾel ba-teḳufah ha-Muslemit ha-rishonan / Moshe Gil. Tel Aviv : University of Tel Aviv, 1983, vol. III, nos. 433-455, the last of which is dated 1071).
Forms part of: Cairo Genizah Collection.
Penn Provenance:
Cairo Genizah Collection (University of Pennsylvania. Center for Advanced Judaic Studies. Library).
Cairo Genizah Collection (Dropsie College. Library).
Cited in:
Halper, no. 363
IMHM, no. F38400
Cairo Genizah Collection (University of Pennsylvania. Center for Advanced Judaic Studies. Library).
Contained In:
Cairo Genizah Collection
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