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Title Ketubbah
Related place Iōannina (Greece) - related place
Original Library/publisher אוסף המרכז לאמנות יהודית - Center for Jewish Art Collection
Creation Date 2001
Citation Note Greece
Content Romaniot Jews
Host Item CJA Sacred and Ritual Objects-5751-S142972
Description Bride: "העלמה היקרה והנעלה נימאסו בת הרב ישולה." "The dear exalted girl, Nimassu the daughter of Rabbi Yeshulah." Groom: "הבחור הנחשב ב"ר (בן הרב) עננייא בן רבי נחמן עננייא." "The appreciated youth, the son of the Rabbi A nann' ia (?), the son of the Rabbi Na h man A nann'ia." Date: בשישי בשבת ארבע עשר יום לחודש חשוון שנת חמשת אלפים וחמש מאות ושבעים וארבע לבריאת העולם ושנת אלף שבע מאות וארבעים ושש לחרבן בית המקדש, שיבנה במהרה בימינו" "On a Friday (see: Remarks: no. 2) 14th of the month H eshvan in the year 5574 to the creation (7.11.1813), and the year 1746, to the destruction of theSecondTemple ( 68 - according to the local counting = 1814), may it be established soon, amen." Place of marriage : "עיר פה בק"ק (קהל קדוש) יאנינא." "Here, in the Holy Congregation ofIoannina,Greece" Witnesses : - Solomon David Kabbali (the extreme right signature
see: Remarks: no. 2
fig. 1) - Isaac Kabbali (the extreme left signature, fig. 1) - Two additional unidentified witnesses. Fig. 1. Ketubbah, Ioannina, 1813. The signature of the witnesses The rectangular ketubbah encloses the traditional text within a horseshoe arch standing on two small pillars. It is topped by a medallion inscribed with the Priestly Benediction, and is framed by the Zodiac signs. Below each pillar is a large square enclosing rampant lions, revealing their tongues and facing each other. A narrow band shaping the arch is inscribed with two verses: "'מצא אשה מצא טוב ויפק רצון מיי' (משלי יח:כב)/ 'בית והון נחלת אבות ומיי אשת משכלת' (משלי יט:יד)." "'Whose findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and obtaineth favour of the Lord' (Prov. 18:22)
'House and riches are the inheritance of the fathers, and a prudent wife is f
Language No linguistic content
Identifier CJA Sacred and Ritual Objects-5751-S142972
System Number 997004199500405171

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