State document: T-S H5.129

State document T-S H5.129

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Petition to an Ayyubid sultan, possibly Al-ʿĀdil I (13th century), opening only. On verso there is a piyyuṭ, possibly for Yom Kippur. (Information from Khan and CUDL.)

T-S H5.129 1v

1v

Transcription

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

Verso

  1. …….
  2. [    ا]لهمام ناصر الاسلام غياث الانام سيف المومنين سلطان جيوش المسلمين 

  3. خليل امير المومنين وادام قدرته واعلى ابدا كلمته وانفذ احكامه

  4. [    و]صيته  الممـ[ـلوك    ].....

 

Translation

Geoffrey Khan, Arabic Legal and Administrative Documents in the Cambridge Genizah Collections (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993).
  1.     …..

  2. [ ] the heroic, the helper of Islam, the succour of mankind, sword of the believers, sultan of the armies of the Muslims,

  3. the friend of the commander of the faithful, and (may God) cause his power to endure and exalt his word for ever, and execute his judgments

  4. [and] his command. The slave [ ]

T-S H5.129 1r

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