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  1. 1301

    Paraliterary textT-S Ar. 38.15 + T-S Ar. 38.9 + T-S Ar. 38.40

    Booklet of medical recipes.

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  2. 1302

    LetterT-S Ar.39.370

    Letter from Muḥammad Jāwīsh(?). In Arabic script. Dating: Ottoman era. Asking the addressee (al-ʿāmil bi-Miṣr al-Qadīma?) to return the burda(?) that he took from ʿAṭiyya …

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  3. 1303

    State documentMoss. IXa,2.55

    Fiscal account, in Arabic script. Contains at least two registration marks, one is الحمد لله وبه توفيقي. Also mentions al-Yahūd and a ḥasbala. Dated Muḥarram …

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  4. 1304

    Paraliterary textDK 223.7

    Medical recipe, in Arabic script. Four folios of recipes, probably part of a medical text. Needs examination.

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  5. 1305

    State documentT-S AS 178.230

    Petition to a Fatimid caliph, in Arabic script. The ends of ~8 lines are preserved from the upper left corner, including much of the preamble …

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  6. 1306

    Paraliterary textJRL Gaster ar. 345

    Ottoman-era astronomical table, in Arabic script. Mentions elaborate astronomical calculations on both recto and verso, but especially on verso. The ascendant star/planet and its position …

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  7. 1307

    State documentENA NS 83.262

    Tax receipt, probably Fatimid. Written on the verso of a torn petition or formal letter in Arabic script which reads as "ʿabd Mawlānā wa-Sayyidunā", then …

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    1. عبد مولانا وسيـ[ـدنا الامام الحاكم بامر الله امير المؤمنين]
    2. صلوات الله عليـ[ـه وعلى ابائه الطاهرين وابنائه الاكرمين]
    3. [المملوك ينهي]
    1. The slave of our master and leader [the imām al-Ḥākim bi-amr Allah commander of the faithful]
    2. God’s blessings be upon him [and on his pure ancestors…

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  8. 1308

    State documentENA 3969.4

    Tax receipt, Fatimid.

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  9. 1309

    State documentENA 3969.7

    Tax receipt, Fatimid.

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  10. 1310

    Paraliterary textENA 3956.17

    Medical text in Arabic script. Contains instructions for applying flower oil and water lily (nīlawfar) oil over the head, forehead, and a few drops in …

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  11. 1311

    Literary textENA 3916.10

    Medical text. An extract from the Egyptian-origin physician ʿAlī b. Riḍwān's (d. 1060s) citation of Galen's views on the four humours and the causes and …

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  12. 1312

    Paraliterary textENA 3903.2

    Document in Arabic script. Two very narrow vertical strips filled with rudimentary Arabic script. Likely magical, but this is based entirely on appearance rather than …

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  13. 1313

    Literary textENA 3909.7

    Probably a fragment of a poetry dīwān. Preface (tamhīd) followed by verses of love poetry on recto. The preface mentions a lover striving to appease …

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  14. 1314

    State documentENA 3944.12

    Tax receipt from the archive of Abū l-Ḥasan b. Wahb. Multiple registration marks such as 'al-ḥamdu lil-lāh ʿalā niʿamih', praise be to God for his …

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  15. 1315

    State documentENA 2461.42

    Recto: Fragment of an official document in Arabic script. The preserved text contains a string of official titles: "Jamāl al-Dīn... ʿUmdat al-Dawla, Fakhr al-Umarāʾ, Majd …

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  16. 1316

    Literary textENA 3931.10

    Fragment of a legal Islamic (fiqh) manual. The preserved text is a commentary passage on the Islamic ritual of ṭahāra and ablution. Discussions circle around …

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  17. 1317

    State documentENA 3939.7

    Recto: Fragment of a petition (?), 3 fragmentary lines, containing part of an inhāʾ section (al-mamlūk yunhī anna) in which reference is made to the …

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  18. 1318

    Legal documentENA 3977.7

    Legal document, probably dating to the late Mamlūk/early Ottoman era. Mentions grains and vegetables (al-ḥubūb wa al-mazrūʿāt), al-dhahab al-Ashrafī, the Nile (baḥr al-Nīl al-Mubārak), and …

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  19. 1319

    State documentENA 3940.6

    Capitation tax receipt for a 1 dinar payment made by Bū l-Thanāʾ b. Bū Saʿd b. Ṭayyib al-Murakkib (the saddle maker) in New Cairo and …

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  20. 1320

    State documentENA 3728.10 + ENA 3728.9

    Fatimid state report from a lower official to the caliph or other high official(s), including raʾy clause, ḥamdala and ḥasbala. Only the last two lines …

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  21. 1321

    Legal documentAIU XII.82

    Legal document, late, running transaction sheet with (related?) sequential transactions, probably a bill or a receipt of goods and services. Mentions a wage - "ujra", …

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  22. 1322

    State documentAIU XII.51

    Verso (original use): Fragment of a petition in Arabic script. Dating: Probably Fatimid-era. The beginnings of 4 lines are preserved. Moderately wide line spacing. Includes …

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  23. 1323

    State documentBodl. MS Heb. g 2/60–67

    Decree, in Arabic script. Approximately twelve lines, later cut and reused to form quires. It is difficult to piece the decree fragments in the order …

    60v

    1. والاستقامة وا…

    61v

    1. واولى المساعي الله[
    2. تصل الله بها حبل الـ[

    62v

    1. الى فارط القضا فيه 
    2. حقهم وجرت بينهم وبين

    65v

    1. مشاجرة ادت
    2. فتجمعوا لطلب

    66…

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  24. 1324

    LetterHalper 398

    Letter from Abū Manṣūr, unknown location, to Abū Zikrī al-Rayyis b. Eliyyahu, in Fustat or in Qalyūb ('wherever he may be'). In Judaeo-Arabic, with the …

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    1. און(?) רישי(?) מן ממלוכה אבי אלמנצור ומן . . . . . אל
    2. לא אוחש אללה מן חצרה מולאי וסיידי אטאל אללה בקאה ואדאם
    3. עזה ונעמאה ומן חסן אלתופיק לה אכל…

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  25. 1325

    State documentT-S H10.166

    Two unrelated Arabic script documents glued together for the sake of reuse. Lower document: State document. Only the first few words are preserved from ~12 …

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  26. 1326

    Legal documentT-S H10.166

    Two unrelated Arabic script documents glued together for the sake of reuse. Upper document: Legal document. Parties mentioned include Abū l-Faḍāʾil Nāṣir b. Karam b. …

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  27. 1327

    State documentENA NS 71.8

    Petition to a higher official from a military general or army veteran based on "ṣibyān al-khāṣṣ". The petitioner says he comes from the class of …

    1. كـ]ـان من احد المماليك صبيان الخاص وهو المخلص سيف الـ[ـدولة
    2. ـ]ـك واعبائهم مشهور بالنهضة والشجاعة والفروسية مستحق[

    3. ]في امره [  ] احضر تحته فرس ملك…

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    1. He is among the army knights of the illustrious Sayf al-Dawla
    2. ] they are known for their zeal in service, bravery and horsemanship capable of …

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  28. 1328

    State documentT-S Ar.42.211

    Petition or a report, from a group of people to al-ʿĀḍid (cf. formulae in T-S Ar.51.107). Mentions iqṭāʿāt and muqṭaʿīn, several place names, the ṣāḥib …

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  29. 1329

    State documentAIU XII.105

    Recto: Six lines from a formal Arabic petition, probably late Fatimid. The second line reveals the name of an official: "...al-salāṭīn khāliṣat amīr al-muʾminīn Asad …

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    1. له اجمعين (؟) شهد (؟) الدين (؟)……فخر…

    2. والسلاطين خالصة امير المؤمنين اسد الدين ثبت الله

    3. مجده وضاعف سعده واهلك شانئه وضده وقرن

    4. بالتوفيق ح…

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  30. 1330

    Literary textT-S Ar.43.82

    Medical treatise, in Arabic script. On anatomy dealing with the vena cava (al-ʿirq al-ajwaf). Contains rubrication (use of red and black inks).

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  31. 1331

    Credit instrument or private receiptJRL Gaster ar. 9

    Receipt of rent, late, Ottoman era, in Arabic script. Maʿtūq al-Yahūdī paid two months of rent from Shaʿbān to Shawwāl for the shop he rented …

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  32. 1332

    Credit instrument or private receiptAIU XII.51

    Recto (secondary use): Order from ʿĀzim al-Bayyāʿ (the grocer) to hand over 1/2 wayba of rice to the bearer of the note. Headed by a …

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  33. 1333

    Legal documentJRL Gaster ar. 335

    Ottoman-era legal document, in Arabic script. The Jew Musā Naṣīr (or Nuṣayr) pays the ḥikr (ground tax) for his house in the Jewish neighborhood (ḥārat …

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  34. 1334

    LetterAIU XII.36

    Letter from Ṣedaqa al-Yahūdī to Umm al-Khayr bt. Nūr al-Dīn al-Ḥakīm b. [...], possibly in Bilbays (the address is damaged). In Arabic script. Dating: No …

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  35. 1335

    LetterMoss. IXa,2.20

    Letter probably from a certain Abū l-ʿIzz to his brother. In Arabic script. Written on a bifolio. One of the four pages has Hebrew piyyuṭ; …

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  36. 1336

    Credit instrument or private receiptJRL Gaster ar. 53

    Ottoman-era rental receipt, in Arabic script written on a bifolio. The object of rent might be a mill (Ṭāḥūn) in the Ḥārat al-Yahūd, the payer …

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  37. 1337

    State documentUU 1476

    Mamlūk-era, tax receipt, in Arabic script.

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  38. 1338

    State documentENA 3691.6

    State document; Fatimid? Seems like a peace treaty/gifts (hudna/hadiyya?) addressed towards the city of Baghdad, possibly, - 'li-l-hudna/hadiyya ilā madīnat al-Salām'. Sums of money, min …

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  39. 1339

    State documentENA 3974.4

    Petition draft. From Manṣūr b. Salāma (Khan) or b. Ṣadaqa (Elbaum and Rustow independently of one another) to the Fatimid caliph al-Āmir bi-Aḥkām Allāh (1101–30 …

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    1. العبد المملوك 

    2. منصور بن صدقة من اهل سنديون

    3. بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم 

    4. صلوات الله وبركاته ونوامي زكواته وافضل سلامه وتحياته على مولانا وسيد…

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    1. The servant and slave 

    2. Manṣūr ibn Ṣadaqa from the people of Sandiyūn.

    3. In the name of God, the Merciful and Compassionate. 

    4. The blessing…

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  40. 1340

    Letterp. Heid. Hebr. 1

    Recto: Letter in Judaeo-Arabic from Barakāt b. Abū l-Faraj al-Dayyān to al-Raṣuy, asking for a loan of thirty dirhams using a turban as collateral. Goitein …

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  41. 1341

    Letterp. Heid. Hebr. 1

    Verso: Letter from Barakāt b. Abū l-Faraj al-Dayyān (=Shelomo b. Eliyyahu) to al-Shaykh al-Rashīd Abū l-Ḥasan. In Arabic script. Dating: early 13th century. Asking for …

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  42. 1342

    Legal documentJRL Gaster ar. 54

    Late Arabic legal document, probably a record of payment to the bureau of silk looms (dīwān anwāl al-ḥarīr).

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  43. 1343

    List or tableENA 3925.13 + ENA 3925.14

    Accounts in Arabic script and Greek/Coptic numerals. Contains the glyph. Mentions many names. Pinholes for binding, especially on verso, the part with the perforations has …

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  44. 1344

    Paraliterary textJRL Gaster ar. 291

    Fragment in Arabic script. Possibly astronomical/calendrical (mawḍiʿ al-shams...) describing different positions of the Sun in the sky, especially its ascension. Needs examination.

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  45. 1345

    Legal documentJRL Gaster ar. 218

    Legal document, late, in Arabic script, issued in Fusṭāṭ. Concerns al-Shaykh Muḥammad al-Ajhūrī and the Rabbinic Jew Murād. Needs examination.

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  46. 1346

    LetterENA NS 71.18

    Letter, in Arabic script, well preserved. Begins with basmala and “wallahi la-qad ṣadaqa ḥaḍrat mawlāya l-shaykh,” "my Master was right". The sender seems to be …

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    1. بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

    2. والله لقد صدق حضرة مولاي الشيخ اطال الله بقاه وادام عزه وتاييده

    3. وعلوه وتمكينه وسموه و . . . ته وكبت حسدته واعداه  …

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  47. 1347

    State documentT-S NS J40

    Original use: State report or petition. In Arabic script. Nearly four lines are preserved, wide space between the lines. Refers to the arrival of a …

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  48. 1348

    State documentT-S AS 149.39

    Verso (original use): Petition in Arabic script. Invokes the trope of a bad person "taking people's property" (akhdh amwālihim) and refers to the caliph (al-ḥaḍra …

    1. ] ازهر

    2. ] عليهم وباخذ اموالهم ولا احد

    3. ]ـه وىحوى الناس ويحلفون بالله

    4. ]صلوات الله عليه وبراس مولاي

    5. ]ـراه ويقال لي كان (دار؟) الترتيب //في//

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  49. 1349

    State documentCUL Or. 1080 5.2

    Petition, in Arabic script. Dated: 12th C Ayyubid period. A group of poor workers (ṣunnāʿ) petition the Caliph and remind him of his promise of …

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    1. بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

    2. المماليك يقبلو الارض بالمجلس [الكريم وينهون ان … ؟]

    3. واهلك اعاديه وحساده  [

    4. من جملة صناع مقامه الكريم و[

    5. بانه ل…

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  50. 1350

    State documentT-S 20.32

    Draft of a petition to the caliph al-Ḥākim, with tarjama and opening formulae. Recto contains a Hebrew legal deed (see separate entry). From Hibat Allāh …

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    1. بسم للهّ الرحمن الرحیم

    2. بسم

    3. بسم للهّ الرحمن الرحیم

    4. العبد المملوك هبة الله بن

    5. ابو منصور الیھودي

    6. صلوات للهّ وبركاته ونوامي زكواته وأفض…

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