Item Information

Ketubah : Korfu

Dublin Core

Title

Ketubah : Korfu
Broadside
Marriage contract
כתובה : קורפו

Description

A ketubah, Jewish traditional marriage contract, from Corfu, Greece, written on the 1st of Adar 5495 [Feb. 23, 1735]. The ketubah is beautifully illustrated with many colors: blue, yellow, green, red, pink and more. The Ms. lists the dowry given by the

Date

5495 Adar 1;[1735, Feb. 23]

Rights

Public Access
No Copyright - United States

Language

Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE)
Greek, Modern (1453-)

Identifier

7362693

MODS

Key Date

1735-02-23

Publication Place

Corfu

Form/Genre

manuscripts

Repository Name

Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University

Shelf Location

X893 K519998

Notes

Vocalized Aramaic and Hebrew ; Sefaradic Square and cursive script.

Digital Origin

reformatted digital

Collection

Hebrew Manuscripts (Columbia University Libraries)

Citation

“Ketubah : Korfu,” Columbia University Libraries Online Exhibitions, accessed May 29, 2024, https://exhibitions.library.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/jews_corfu/item/12963.

Rare Book & Manuscript Library / Butler Library, 6th Fl. East / 535 West 114th St. / New York, NY 10027 / (212) 854-5153 / rbml@libraries.cul.columia.edu