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Joseph B. David Lebdi And His Family

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The Geniza papers discussed in this chapter come from many different sources. In the first, written a short time before January 22, 1102, Lebdi is prepared to sell one half of a house acquired by him in Fustat, for 300 dinars.The goods and currency mentioned in the first section preserved are Indian The court's record is a model of the proceedings at a session of the Court of FustatVery little is heard in Geniza about the export of futas from India. Indian garments are absent from the trousseau of Egyptian brides.

Keywords: Court of Fustat; Egyptian brides; Geniza; goods and curency; JosephB.David Lebdi



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