State document: T-S NS 300.71

State document T-S NS 300.71

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Description

Petition, Fatimid, in Arabic script. Three and a half lines are preserved. The petitioner is one of the traders entering (or importing goods into?) Egypt and claims to be a good man. In the last line, the official titles wulāh and ʿummāl are mentioned. Reused on verso for Hebrew literary text. Needs further examination.

T-S NS 300.71 1v

1v

Transcription

Yusuf Umrethwala and Alan Elbaum, unpublished editions (n.p., 2023).

Verso

  1. انه من جملة التجار الموردين الى الديار المصرية خلد الله[
  2. وهو من اهل الستر والسلامة لازم للطرائق الحميدة[
  3. الا جزا وهو [يجدد] تقبيل الارض ويسئل ويضرع في الانعام عليه والاحسان
  4. [اليه          ].....الى كافة ولاة [و]عمال

Translation

Yusuf Umrethwala, PGP Translations (n.p., 2023).
  1. He is among the merchants that come to Egypt, may god perpetuate [
  2. and he is a genuine person, following a virtuous path [
  3. except reward. He [renews] the kissing of the ground and asks and implores for benefaction upon him and kindness
  4. [towards him ].... To all the governors [and] administrators

T-S NS 300.71 1r

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