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  1. 1351

    State documentHalper 474

    Petition, Fatimid(?). In Arabic script. Last 9 lines. With hamdala and hasbala at end. Not a lot of context can be gleaned from the preserved …

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  2. 1352

    State documentT-S NS 321.100

    Verso (original use): Lower left corner of a petition in Arabic script, apparently asking for charity or assistance for a woman: . . . . …

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    1. عاد اليها الصدقة[
    2. السجـ]ـل الكريم زاده الله شرفا ونفاذا بالصدقة عليها
    3. ]....ويسل...عنها انعاما عليها
    4. ]......ادام امرها
    5. ]عليه الراي العالي في ذل…

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  3. 1353

    List or tableBodl. MS heb. d 66/83

    Verso: Document in Arabic script, some sort of an agricultural account or survey. Mentions al-maydān al-baḥrī, potholes for sowing, pomegranate and, olives. "fī l-maydān al-baḥrī... …

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  4. 1354

    State documentT-S AS 132.42

    Petition addressed to a lower official: وقد عطفت هده الرسالة على . . . ولمولاي السيد الاجل ادام الله علوه . . . الراي العالي …

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  5. 1355

    LetterT-S Ar.39.23

    Business memorandum in Arabic script. Reporting on the arrival and shipment of different loads, mainly firewood. 30 loads of firewood reached Minya al-Qays at the …

    1. واما الحطب فقد وصل الى القيس ثلثلين حمل من حساب

    2. ثلثة دراهم وربع الحمل  وبقية الحطب جميعه باقي في

    3. منبال من حساب درهمين الحمل الى النيل يحمل

    4. ود…

    1. And as for the firewood, it has reached [Minya] al-Qays, 30 loads at the price of

    2. 3 dirhams and ¼ per load, and all of the remaining firewood…

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  6. 1356

    State documentT-S Ar.35.187

    Petition or report or draft of one, in Arabic script. Strings of titles. There are alternating lines of light ink (bigger letters) and dark ink …

    1. بسم الله الرحمن الرحـ[ـيم
    2. حضر الى المجلس العالي العدلي ا[
    3. المولوي الافضلي الـ[ـجيوشي
    4. الاحمالي الاجمالي الاعزي الاميني ا[
    5. الامير العدل خاصة الما[

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  7. 1357

    Credit instrument or private receiptENA 3957.11

    Commercial receipt in Arabic script. The layout resembles a state document. Same genre: T-S Ar.35.269 (PGPID 36162) and T-S AS 184.265 (PGPID 35432). Dated: 18 …

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  8. 1358

    Credit instrument or private receiptJRL Gaster ar. 263

    Verso: Receipt. In Arabic script. For Ibn Mazhar the Jew. The scribe's name appears at the bottom: Abū l-Majd b. ʿAlī. Dated: 506 AH (or …

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    1. بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم [vacat]
    2. صح دليل بن مزهر اليهودي //عن حكر//
    3. نصف الدورة الذي في سوق الكبير
    4. لسنت ست وخمسمائة [vacat]
    5. [vacat] من الورق اربع…

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    1. In the name of God, the merficul, the compassionate
    2. A valid receipt has been issued for Dalīl b. Mazhar the Jew for ground-rent
    3. on half the co…

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  9. 1359

    State documentBodl. MS heb. f 108/24

    Memorandum or other internal state communication. In Arabic script, with wide line spacing, fragmented baselines, and frequent diacritics. Four lines preserved, the fourth an interlinear …

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  10. 1360

    Literary textENA 4193.37–38

    Literary text about al-Khansāʾ and her brother Ṣakhr. ٍSeems like an adapted narrative with few a selected elegiac verses from al-Khasāʾ’s dīwān, could be pages …

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  11. 1361

    State documentT-S K2.1

    State document, probably a report. The beginnings of 9 lines are preserved. Concerning the opening of the canal (Fatḥ al-Khalīj, a major festival in Fatimid …

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  12. 1362

    Literary textBL Or. 5557K.33

    Nine verses of poetry from the poem of Abū al-ʿAlāʾ al-Maʿarrī (d.1057), who despite his controversial religious views is deemed one of the best classical …

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  13. 1363

    State documentENA 4101.14a

    Fragment of a draft (?) of a petition opening with the taqbīl clause repeated twice (once in isolation) and followed by the caliphal honorific titles: …

    1. المملوك يقبل الارض اما 

    2. ….المملوك يقبل الارض امام المقام النبوي الطاهري(الظاهري؟) المعظم الشريف

    3. ضعف الله انواره واعلى لندامته/…اميره(؟)   وبالم…

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  14. 1364

    State documentBodl. MS heb. d 81/21 + Bodl. MS heb. d 81/20 + Bodl. MS heb. d 81/19 + Bodl. MS heb. d 81/22

    Decree, in Arabic script. 6 lines of a chancery document chopped into pieces and then reused to form quires. The line on fol. 19a has …

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    1. ونجاز علقهم وتسهيل مطالبهم والمبالغة في

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    1. اجمل معاملهم مع إشعارهم انهم يجرون 
    2. على عادتهم في بسط العدل عليهم والنظر بعين 

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  15. 1365

    Legal documentENA 3960.9

    ENA 3960.6–10 are five distinct but related Mamlūk-era legal documents in Arabic script, all dated 909 H (1503/04 CE), and involving the same people (e.g., …

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  16. 1366

    LetterENA 4011.34

    Verso (original use): Legal deed in Arabic script. (Abū l-)Faḍāʾil b. Khalaf al-Yahūdī al-Ḥarīrī, the tax farmer of the silk, has to receive 474 dirhams …

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  17. 1367

    State documentENA 2808.45

    Small fragment of a Fatimid decree containing a truncated closing formula and the beginning of the date (day of the week only — Thursday). Interesting …

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  18. 1368

    State documentENA 4193.19

    Petition, late Fatimid period given the blessings on a vizier, from a certain Ibn Mūsā (no forename given) concerning a Jew named (2) Bū l-Faraj …

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  19. 1369

    Legal documentAIU XII.169

    Legal document, ishhād, in Arabic, dated 1831 CE (18 Jumāda l-Awwal 1247 Hijri). Ibrāhim al-Yahūdī owes 700 Rūmī Kuruş and has to pay the Dīwān …

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  20. 1370

    List or tableAIU XII.159

    Three unrelated fragments. Pages 1 and 2: A private account in (quite legible) Arabic, naming Yūsuf al-Yahūdī, Makārim al-Yahūdī, al-Qazzāz Abū l-Qāsim, and others. Written …

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  21. 1371

    LetterAIU XII.150

    Two unrelated fragments. The first is a two-sided fragment of a bifolium of an Arabic medical treatise. The second has three lines in Arabic, probably …

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  22. 1372

    State documentAIU XII.33

    State document, Ottoman, dated 1238 H. Ledger page connected to the Dīwān Anwāl al-Ḥarīr in Alexandria (most of the institutional title is in the second …

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  23. 1373

    Legal documentJRL Gaster ar. 91

    Ottoman-era iqrār document, in Arabic script. al-Ḥāj Muḥammad and Muḥammad al-Shaykh, both of whom reside in Alexandria acknowledge to pay the bureau of tax looms …

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    1. ن اقسمها (؟) ابي حنيفة رضي الله عنه

    2. سبب تحرير الحروف وموجب تسطيرها 

    3. جواب(؟) لما كان في يوم الاثنين خمسة ايام مضت في شهر 

    4. رجب الفرد ١٢٣٨…

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  24. 1374

    State documentT-S Misc.25.73

    Recto: Letter/petition in Arabic script to a qāḍī (al-majlis al-sāmī al-ajallī al-qaḍāʾī al-shamsī). The sender's name is given at the top but is tricky to …

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  25. 1375

    State documentT-S NS 245.49

    Fragment from the bottom of a petition in Arabic script, containing a portion of a raʾy clause and blessings for the addressee (ṣalawāt allāh ʿalā …

    1. الراي العالي في ذلك ان شا الله

    2. ….المذكور

    3. عبده

    4. امتثل عبد مولانا صلوات الله عليه ما رسم وتولى المجلس المذكور يمتثل…

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  26. 1376

    State documentENA 3944.10

    Petition or report. In Arabic script. Fragment (the ends of 7 lines are preserved from the lower part of the document). Concerning farming and safeguarding …

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  27. 1377

    State documentT-S Ar.41.124

    Petition/letter to [...] al-Dawla. In Arabic script. Needs examination for the substance. Surrounded by accounts in Arabic script mentioning names such as ʿAllūn, Mūsā b. …

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  28. 1378

    LetterAIU XII.84

    19th-century mercantile letter in Arabic script. Mentions previous correspondences and the trade of cloth (thawb) and robes (kiswa). Names of a few people like Abū …

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  29. 1379

    Literary textENA 3926.7

    Two pages from an Arabic literary text on logic (manṭiq), pivoting around the theme of qiyās.

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  30. 1380

    State documentENA 3935.11

    Recto (secondary use): tax receipt from the archive of Abū l-Ḥasan b. Wahb

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  31. 1381

    Legal documentENA NS 71.5

    Financial receipt (waqf related) with a seal, probably late Ottoman based on the Indic numerals, 18th/19th century.

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  32. 1382

    State documentENA NS 71.7

    Verso: Tax receipt from the archive of Abū l-Ḥasan b. Wahb with a registration mark al-ḥamdu li-llah ʿalā niʿamih. The name of the jahbadh is …

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  33. 1383

    List or tableAIU VII.F.18

    Late accounts in Arabic, probably Ottoman-era. The list starts with 'thaman' (price) or 'qabaḍ' (collected).

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  34. 1384

    Literary textENA 4193.24 + ENA 4193.25

    4 pages from the medical text of the infamous medieval Persian polymath Muḥammad b. Zakarīyyā al-Rāzī (d. 925 or 935 CE) entitled al-Ḥāwī fī-l-Ṭibb. The …

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  35. 1385

    State documentAIU IV.A.206

    State document, fragment, in Arabic script, probably a petition (or a draft?). There are also a few lines of Arabic interspersed between the wide spacings …

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  36. 1386

    State documentENA NS I.31

    Recto: Fragment of a state document, possibly a decree. 2 lines preserved. In Arabic script. Some phrases read as "yanālu aṣḥābuhu mimman yaḍumm... wa-akhdh...", "wa-l-muṭālaba …

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  37. 1387

    State documentT-S NS 243.75a

    Fiscal register. Compare BL OR 5566B.3 (PGPID 19261) and the other shelfmarks cited there.Reused for piyyuṭ. This one reads: 2/3 + 1/4 dinars; [In the …

    1. ثلثان وربع دينار
    2. برمهات
    3. ثلثة دنا[نير
    4. وسدس
    5. من ذلك

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  38. 1388

    LetterT-S Ar.42.70

    Letter, possibly a draft. In Arabic script. Fragment (bottom part only). The sender may be a merchant writing from Qūṣ (l. 3) or describing his …

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  39. 1389

    State documentT-S NS 110.6

    State document in Arabic script. Letter/report also containing accounts about shipments made on specific dates. Several names of ships (mainly state-owned), and state officials are …

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  40. 1390

    State documentENA 3942.8

    Tax receipt, jizyā, dated 507 H (?). Pinholes at the margin 5mm apart.

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  41. 1391

    State documentENA 3938.1

    Tax receipt, Fatimid. Trigger: addā.

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  42. 1392

    State documentENA 3936.1

    Tax receipt, Fatimid. Two registration marks; 'al-ḥamdu lil-lāhi l-muwaffiq li-ḥamdihi' and 'al-ḥamdu lil-lāh ḥamd al-shākirīn'. Blank verso. Perforated for binding.

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  43. 1393

    State documentENA 3936.3

    Tax receipt, Fatimid. One registration mark; 'al-ḥamdu lil-lāh al-wāḥid al-ḥaqq'. Blank verso. Perforated for binding.

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  44. 1394

    State documentENA 3944.13

    Tax receipt for the capitation of Bū l-ʿAlā b. Afḍal yahūdī for the year 500H.

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  45. 1395

    State documentENA 3944.15

    Tax receipt or commercial account or receipt.

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  46. 1396

    State documentENA 3971.13

    Very tiny note in Arabic script, in the same type of hand as many of the early 5th/11th century tax receipts. Some contain the mystery …

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  47. 1397

    State documentENA 3945.8

    Tax receipt, late Fatimid, for the jizya payment of a Jewish person (name difficult to read), with registration mark - 'al-ḥamdu lil-lāh al-wāḥid al-ḥaqq', praise …

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  48. 1398

    State documentENA 3971.14

    Very tiny note in Arabic script, in the same type of hand as many of the early 5th/11th century tax receipts. Some contain the mystery …

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  49. 1399

    State documentENA 3971.15

    Very tiny note in Arabic script, in the same type of hand as many of the early 5th/11th century tax receipts. Some contain the mystery …

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  50. 1400

    State documentENA 3971.16

    Very tiny note in Arabic script, in the same type of hand as many of the early 5th/11th century tax receipts. Some contain the mystery …

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