Paraliterary text: T-S Misc.8.23

Paraliterary text T-S Misc.8.23



Forecasts based on the day of the week something falls on. Uses the Coptic calendar. Every entry ends "wallāhu aʿlam." Distinguishes between the forecast for Fustat and for the entire world. Some of the predictions: fire from the heavens, a lot of fish and a lot of heat, the sultan will persecute his enemies, women will be very sick that year ("because Venus is in the ascendant"), etc.