MS. Heb. a. 2/2

Gregorian: 990


Cowley Catalogue number: 2805

Part of volume:

MS. Heb. a. 2

Physical Description:

Or‎.‎ squ‎.‎ char‎.‎‎;‎ vellum ‎.‎


Bought through the Rev. G. J. Chester, 1890-1 (from the Genizah).

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Marriage contract; magical formulae


2a - 2b
2a 2b


The main language is Aramaic. Other languages included: Hebrew.

Location 2a. (MS_Heb_a_2_2a)Fol. 2a A marriage contract complete ‎(‎margins cut‎)‎‎,‎ dated Thursday the 5th of Elul, 4750 A.M. ‎=‎ 990 A.D. ‎,‎ at מדינת ברקה ‎;‎ the parties are Aaron bar Jeshuah and חוסנה, daughter of Joseph אלצרפי ‎,‎ the dowry is expressed as follows‎:‎ כסף זוזי מאתן ומאתן מנהג מדינת אטרבולוס ‎,‎ with some other presents‎;‎ signed by a great number of witnesses‎,‎ the first of whom is Joseph bar Nissin השופט ‎.‎
Location 2b. (MS_Heb_a_2_2b)Fol. 2b A Hebrew fragment of magical and astrological formulae and sayings, arranged in four pages.


  • Astrological fragments.
  • Deeds. Marriage.
  • Magic, treatises and notes on.