State document: T-S Misc.28.169

State document T-S Misc.28.169

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Petition to the caliph al-Mustanṣir from a man seeking employment in the caliph’s service. Draft, opening only. Dating: ca. 427–87/1036–94. On the other pages is a portion of a masoretic treatise discussing qere-ketiv and mappiq in final he. (Information from CUDL and Khan.)

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Transcription

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

Verso, right-hand page

  1. الحمد لله وحده الحمد لله وحده وصلواته على خير خلق من الورى
  2. صلوات الله وبركاته ونوامي زكواته وافضل تحياته على مولانا وسيدنا
  3. الامام المستنصر بالله امير المومنين وعلى ابائه الطاهرين وابنائه الاكرمين 
  4. عبد مولانا صلوات الله عليه يقبل الارض ويضرع في استخدامه

Translation

Geoffrey Khan, Arabic Legal and Administrative Documents in the Cambridge Genizah Collections (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993).
  1. The benedictions of God and his blessings, his increasing benefactions and most excellent greetings be upon our master and lord

  2. the 'imām al-Mustanṣir bi-Allāh, commander of the faithful, and upon his pure ancestors and most noble sons.

  3. The slave of our master, the blessings of God be upon him, kisses the ground and humbly requests him to employ him.

 

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