State document: CUL Or.1080 15.77

State document CUL Or.1080 15.77


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Petition to a Fāṭimid vizier concerning an allowance of a jurisconsult, which the petitioner used to receive from the auspicious office, which was to be paid to jurisconsults who registered for it. The amount promised was 400 dinars a month. The exact problem with the allowance is not clear. Dating: First half of the 12th century. The verso contains a Judaeo-Arabic text concerning the Jewish calendar. Part of this text is written also on the recto between lines 6 and 8 of the Arabic document.

CUL Or.1080 15.77 1r



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


  1. بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
  2. خلد الله تعالى ملك المجلس السامي الاجلي الجيوشي
  3. السعيدي الناصري الكافل الهادي عضد به الدين
  4. وامتع بطول بقائه امير المؤنين وادام قدرته واعلى كلمته
  5. المملوك يقبل الارض وينهي انه قد جرى عليه الاحساب المقررة من
  6. الديوان السعيد ما رسم اطلاقه لمن عين فيها من الفقها ومبلغا في الشهر اربع مائة....
  7. من []لي الخمس والجوالي ورسم في ال[.....] مشاهرة لهم وانحد[ار؟]
  8. الجا[ري؟] ممن
  9. سواهم الى ان [
  10. ممن اقتصر فيها. [
  11. وال[

CUL Or.1080 15.77 1v



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