Legal document: T-S AS 182.278

Legal document T-S AS 182.278



Report of the death of a Jewish woman. In Arabic script. The deceased is Fāḍila, who was survived by her son Abū Dāʾūd. Dating: 621–29 AH, which corresponds to the range 1224–31 CE. (Information from CUDL)

T-S AS 182.278 1r




Geoffrey Khan, Arabic Legal and Administrative Documents in the Cambridge Genizah Collections (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993).
  1. In the name of God, the merciful and compassionate,

  2. The slaves report the death of Fāḍila [ ]

  3. the Jew, on Wednesday, the twenty-eighth [in the year]

  4. six-hundred and twenty-[ ] and she left her aforementioned son [ ]

  5. he is called ’Abū Dā'ūd, mentioned herein .. [     on]

  6. the aforementioned date. Praise be to God, the eternal.

T-S AS 182.278 1v

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