State document: T-S NS 305.23

State document T-S NS 305.23



Petition, or maybe its draft, to the Fatimid Caliph al-ʾĀmir bi Aḥkām Allah. Verso is also some form of state document in a chancery hand, might be the same scribe.

T-S NS 305.23 verso



Yusuf Umrethwala, unpublished editions (n.p., 2023).


  1. بسـ]ـم الله الرحمن [الرحيم]
  2. صلوات الله وبركاته ونوامي زكواته [وافضل تحياته على سيدنا ومولانا

  3. [الامام] الامر باحكام الله امير المؤمنين وعلـ[ـى ابائه الطاهرين وابنائه

  4. [الاكر]مين المنتظرين      المملوك[يقبل الارض امام المجلس السامي

  5. ساعده الله واعضده ويرغب في صـ[ـلاح

  6.  وجر…ومحل[


Yusuf Umrethwala, PGP Translations (n.p., 2023).
  1. In the name] of God the merciful [and compassionate]
  2. The blessings of God, his benedictions and increased benefactions [and best greetings be upon our master and leader
  3. [the imām] al-ʾĀmir bi-Aḥkām Allah, commander of the faithful, and [on his pure ancestors and
  4. [nob]le and awaited descendants the slave [kisses the ground in the presence of his majesty]
  5. may God be at his help, and support him. He seeks []
  6. ………….[]