State document: ENA NS 12.15

State document ENA NS 12.15



Beginning of a petition addressed to the Fatimid caliph al-Ẓāhir. Beginning lines only. On verso, there is literary text in Hebrew. For the formula "al-ḥaḍra al-muqaddasa," see also T-S AS 177.268.

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Yusuf Umrethwala, unpublished editions (n.p., 2023).


  1. بسـ[ـم الله الرحمن الرحيم]
  2. صلوات الله[وبركاته ونوامي زكواته وسلامه على سيدنا ومولانا الامام]
  3. الظاهر لاعزاز دين الـ[ـله امير المؤمنين وعلى ابائه الطاهرين وابنائه المنتظرين قد جرت]
  4. عادات الحضرة المقدسة حرس الـ[ـله عزها]


Yusuf Umrethwala, PGP Translations (n.p., 2023).


  1. In the name [of God the merciful and compassionate]
  2. Blessings of God [and his benedictions and increased benefactions and greetings be upon our master and leader, the imām]
  3. al-Ẓāhir li-ʾIʿzāz dīn Allah [commander of the faithful, and on his pure ancestors and noble and awaited descendants. The ]
  4. traditions of the exalted presence may God protect its glory

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