State document: T-S Ar.39.470

State document T-S Ar.39.470

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Petition to the caliph al-Mustanṣir from a man who has been detained in the arsenal (khizāna, according to Khan khizānat al-bunūd, which was also used as a prison). The man’s family, including his mother who is disabled or chronically sick (zamina), have stood ransom. Dating: 427–87/1036–94. (Information from Khan and CUDL)

T-S Ar.39.470 1r

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Geoffrey Khan, Arabic Legal and Administrative Documents in the Cambridge Genizah Collections (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993).

Recto

  1. [علـ]ـى [مولانا وسيدنا الامام المسـ]ـتنصر بالله امير [المـ]و[ـمنيـ]ـن  [وعلى ابائه]

  2. الطاهرين عبد مولانا صلوات الله عليه ينهى الي

  3. الحضرة الطاهرة ما هو عليه من الاعتقال في الخزانة وأن

  4. التاديب قد اخذ منه بحق ويسل الانعام عليه والأحسان

  5. اليه بالصدقة به على من فداه من العيلة والأطفال والوالدة

  6. الزمنة ولمولانا صلوات الله عليه عالى الراى في ذلك ان شا الله

  7. الحمد لله وحده وصلواته الله على سيدنا محمد نبيه واله الطاهرين وسلم تسليما

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T-S Ar.39.470 1v

1v
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