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Lot #    16809
Auction End Date    1/23/2007 10:24:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Certificate of Marriage
Title (Hebrew)    תעודת נשואין
Author    [Ms.] R. Gabriel Almosnino
City    Sofia, Bulgaria
Publication Date    1886
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 204:125 mm., light age staining, split on fold, ink on paper, Sephardic square script, signed, and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   Certifying a marriage following the rules of the Ashkenaz community in Sofia, signed by the Chief Rabbi of Bulgaria, R. Gabriel Almosnino. The Almosninos are a distinguished Sephardi family, originating in Spain and prominent later in Morocco, Salonika, Gibraltar, and England. The family was established from the 13th century at Jaca in Aragon, where Barzillai Almosnino was baile in 1277 and Joseph and Jacob (possibly his sons) were "adelantados" of the Jewish community in 1285 (Regne, Cat, nos. 1277, 1370).
          
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Bulgaria
  
Subject
History:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica