EH 47 B 04 04


Divorce and fatherhood

Several halakhic question on fatherhood related to a law-suit which took place in Amsterdam ab. 1680 with answers by rabbis of Venice and Livorno

The names of the rabbis who gave responsa are partly written on the bottom of the pages in pencil in 19th century Sephardic cursive hand. The matter in question concerned a claim of Sarah Curiel to have borne an illegitimate child of David Curiel alias Lopo Ramires. The law-suit was brought before an Amsterdam court in 1682.

Hebrew / Paper / 20,1 x 15,6 cm. / [16] ff. (last f. blank) / Sephardic cursive writing, several hands, of the late 17th century / No title.

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