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 Monday, 14th of Nisan 5537 [Apr. 21, 1777]. The ketubah is beautifully illustrated with many colors: blue, yellow, green and red. The Ms. lists the dowry given by the bride'

Creator

Aboab family
Mili, Shemuʼel
Cohen, Ḥayyim Shabtai, son of Yosef
Aboab, Rivḳah, daughter of Yehudah Ḥayyim
Aboab, Yehudah, son of Yosef

Date

5537 Nisan 14;[1777, Apr. 21]

Rights

Public Access
No Copyright - United States

Language

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

Identifier

7362772

MODS

Key Date

1777-04-21

Publication Place

Corfu

Form/Genre

manuscripts

Repository Name

Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University

Shelf Location

X893 K51994

Notes

Vocalized Aramaic and Hebrew ; Sefaradic Square and cursive script.

Digital Origin

reformatted digital

Collection

Hebrew Manuscripts (Columbia University Libraries)

Citation

Aboab family et al., “Ketubah : Korfu,” Columbia University Libraries Online Exhibitions, accessed May 29, 2024, https://exhibitions.library.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/jews_corfu/item/12964.

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