State document: T-S NS 327.131

State document T-S NS 327.131



Verso (original use): Petition in Arabic script. From three merchants. Opens with blessings for the caliph. None of the substance is preserved. The formula "ضاعف الله انواره واعلى مناره" is very similar to the formula in petitions addressed to the Fatimid caliph al-ʾĀmir. (For parallels see - T-S Ar. 30.273, T-S Ar. 38.138, T-S Ar. 34.88).

T-S NS 327.131 verso



Yusuf Umrethwala, unpublished editions (n.p., 2023).


  1. المماليك علي بن مسلم ومعمر بن
  2. ابراهيم ومبارك بن ابراهيم
  3. التجار
  4. [بسم الله الرحمن]الرحيم
  5. صلوات الله وبركاته وافضـ]ـل تحياته وسلامه على سيدنا ومولانا الامام
  6. امير المـ]ـؤمنين وعلى ابائه الطاهرين وابنائه الاكرمين
  7. ]ـم الاشرف ضاعف الله انواره واعلى مناره
  8.                                                  ]عليه


Yusuf Umrethwala, PGP Translations (n.p., 2023).
  1. The slaves ʿAlī b. Muslim, Muʿammar b.
  2. Ibrāhīm, and Mubāra b. Ibrāhīm
  3. the merchants
  4. [In the name of God the merciful] and compassionate
  5. [the benedictions of God, his blessings, and best] of his greetings be upon our leader and master, the Imām
  6. Commander of the] faithful and upon his pure ancestors and noble descendants
  7. ]exalted, may God multiply its luminance
  8. ]upon him