State document: UU 940

State document UU 940

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Beginning of a petition to the Fatimid caliph al-Ḥākim.

UU 940 recto

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Transcription

Yusuf Umrethwala, unpublished editions (n.p., 2023).
  1. بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
  2. سلام الله وبركاته وافضل تحياته ونوامي زكواته على الامام
  3. الحاكم بامر الله امير المومنين على ابايه الطاهرين وسلم تسليما
  4. عبد امير المومنين سلام الله على امير المومنين رجل من اهل
  5. الستر والصيابة ولى مواضع محبسة علي وعلى أهلهم

Translation

Yusuf Umrethwala, PGP Translations (n.p., 2023).
  1. In the name of God, the merciful and compassionate
  2. The blessings of God, and his benedictions and best greetings and increased benefactions be upon the imām
  3. al-Ḥākim bi-Amr Allah, commander of the faithful and on his pure ancestors and peace.
  4. The slave of the commander of the faithful, blessings be upon the commander of the faithful, is a man
  5. of righteous background, who oversaw the prisons(?)..and on its people