State document: T-S 20.80State document T-S 20.80
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Fatimid decree. The decree is from the period of al-Hafiz (1131–49) and mentions the congregational mosques of al-Ḥākim (in Cairo) and al-Ḥāfiẓ (it is not clear which the second mosque was). Marina Rustow
Edition: Rustow, Marina
Translation: Rustow, Marina (in English)
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TranscriptionMarina Rustow, Unpublished editions.
في المسجدين الجامعين الحافظي والحاكمي
فيضورك من تاخر جائهم فقد خرج
الامر الى الديوان بذكر ما عنده في ذلك
فاعلم هذا امر أمير المومنين ورسمه
TranslationMarina Rustow, [digital geniza document edition].
In the two congregational mosques, the mosque of al-Ḥāfiẓ and the mosque of al-Ḥākim.
You will suffer if their arrival is delayed. For the order
has been issued to the dīwān mentioning what he has in this.
Know that this is an order of the commander of the faithful and his command ...
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