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  1. 1151

    State documentT-S Ar.42.129

    Petition from a woman to a high dignitary or perhaps to al-Malik al-ʿĀdil himself (one reigned 1200–18 and another reigned 1238–40). She seems to be …

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  2. 1152

    State documentBL OR 5566B.12

    Petition from ʿAbd al-Raḥmān b. [...] to Ṣalāḥ al-Dīn (Saladin). In Arabic script. Has a tarjama at the upper left; 4 lines of introductory blessings; …

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  3. 1153

    Paraliterary textMoss. IXa,2.41

    Recipe or medical prescription, in Arabic script. Describes the measures of ingredients to be used in dirhams and explains the process. One of the ingredients …

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  4. 1154

    Literary textJRL Gaster ar. 226

    Verses from Genesis (e.g., 4:7, 7:11, 7:19) in a mixture of Arabic and Hebrew. Fragmented, and the ordering principle is hard to figure out.

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  5. 1155

    Literary textMoss. IXa,2.46

    Fragment from a medical text, in Arabic script. Includes remedies for illnesses and mentions the disease of the fox "dāʾ al-thaʿlab".

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  6. 1156

    Paraliterary textNLI 577.1/28

    Prayer/invocation in Arabic script. This piece begins with Sūrat al-Nās and ends with Sūrat al-Fātiḥa (with some errors), then yā Allāh yā Muḥammad. In between …

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  7. 1157

    Legal documentBL OR 5566B.2

    Legal document acknowledging receipt of 110 dīnārs from the account of ʿArūs b. Yūsuf for a shipment of purple dye or cloth (argaman). (information in …

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  8. 1158

    State documentMoss. VIII,339.1

    Fiscal account, possibly Mamlūk-era. Mentions the names of several amīrs, including Ṣuʿlūk b. Majsūr. Al-Maqrīzī mentions an amīr Shihāb al-Dīn Ṣuʿlūk Atābika (Sulūk: I, 556); …

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  9. 1159

    State documentBodl. MS heb. e 98/69

    Verso: Fiscal document, 3 fragmentary lines with lacunae, in Arabic script. Mentions an amīr with the laqab Nabīh al-Dawla (though this title appears to be …

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  10. 1160

    State documentT-S NS 321.51

    Fiscal account? A once-gigantic piece of paper, missing top and bottom and some of left side but still 34cm wide. Fa-qāla, fa-qālat, etc, yā Abū …

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  11. 1161

    Unknown typeT-S NS 125.104

    Decree fragment. One fragmentary line and the top of another. Illā 'adda afṣadda al-in[ ]. Reused for the Hebrew script document on recto--a fragment of …

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  12. 1162

    State documentENA 3982.56

    Tax receipt, Fatimid. Dated: 501 (?). Capitation tax in Fustat. Two registration requests, two ʿalāmas. Trigger: ṣaḥḥa. Glyph at the top.

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  13. 1163

    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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  14. 1164

    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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  15. 1165

    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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  16. 1166

    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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  17. 1167

    Legal documentAIU XII.136

    Recto: Last nine lines of a legal document in Arabic dated 555 AH, with the signatures of two witnesses. Verso: Accounts in Arabic mentioning units …

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  18. 1168

    Legal documentAIU XII.101

    Ottoman-era legal document (or letter with legal content?) addressed to Shihāb al-Dīn Aḥmad b. Shams al-Dīn Muḥammad dated 19 Shaʿbān 930 = 1524 CE. Mentions …

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  19. 1169

    Literary textJRL Gaster ar. 241

    Small fragment in Arabic script, possibly literary. Mentions a place in the first line followed by "حماها الله تعالى". Stamped with a particularly ornate seal …

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  20. 1170

    State documentCUL Or.1080 15.77

    Petition to a Fāṭimid vizier concerning an allowance of a jurisconsult, which the petitioner used to receive from the auspicious office, which was to be …

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    1. بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
    2. خلد الله تعالى ملك المجلس السامي الاجلي الجيوشي
    3. السعيدي الناصري الكافل الهادي عضد به الدين
    4. وامتع بطول بقائه امير المؤني…

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    1. In the name of God, the merciful and compassionate.

    2. May God make eternal the rule of the lofty and exalted seat, the mighty lord,(commande…

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  21. 1171

    Legal documentCUL Or.1080 15.62

    Recto: Legal query in Arabic script, in an unprofessional hand. Addressed to "al-sāda al-fuqahāʾ. . . al-aʾimma", a jurisconsult, asking whether a beardless Jewish eye …

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    1. ما يقول السادة الفقها ائمة الدين وهداة المسلمين 
    2. في رجل يهودي كحال وهو دون لحية وقد شهدت
    3. له عدول الاسلام بنه مامون في تصرفه لان يدخل 
    4. على حرم …

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    1. What do the masters, the jurisprudents, the 'imāms of the religion and guides of  the Muslims, say  
    2. regarding a Jewish eye-doctor, without a …

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  22. 1172

    State documentT-S Ar.39.278

    Recto: Petition. The endings of 5 lines are preserved, with a raʾy clause at the bottom. The nature of the request is unclear, but requests …

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  23. 1173

    State documentT-S NS 193.76

    Petition. In Arabic script, in a beautiful chancery hand. Portions of 4 lines are preserved. Includes the raʾy clause (fī hādha l-bābi ʿālī l-raʾyi in …

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  24. 1174

    Legal documentJRL Gaster ar. 59

    Legal document, in Arabic script, late. The document was folded and then cut in a hexagonal shape. The content of the document isn't immediately clear …

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  25. 1175

    LetterNLI 577.8/15

    Letter from al-Ḥājj Muḥammad [...] to his son. In Arabic script. Dating: Perhaps Mamluk-era. The father mentions the son sending him something, whereas he doesn't …

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  26. 1176

    State documentT-S NS 111.140

    Report from a Fatimid official. Dated: Dhū l-Qaʿda 495 AH (August–Sept 1102) — but this reading might be incorrect. Talks about the cutting off of …

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  27. 1177

    LetterENA 2808.38

    Letter fragment. In Judaeo-Arabic. Shelomo b. Eliyyahu’s hand? Mentions an old woman, then somebody's (probably the writer's) intention to bring a matter before the state …

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  28. 1178

    Literary textCUL Or.1081 2.70

    Bifolium from a commentary on Maqāmāt al-Ḥarīrī in Arabic script.

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  29. 1179

    Legal documentJRL Gaster ar. 441

    Portion of a legal document in Arabic script. Someone acknowledges a debt to someone (... wa-dhimmatī wa-khāliṣ [mālī]...) and mentions crops (al-ghullāt).

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  30. 1180

    State documentENA 2762.8

    Recto: Fragment of a letter in Arabic script, possibly a petition. Contains blessings for the addressee: "li-ʿālim(?) khallaṣahu(?) li-ʿālamīn(?) adāma Allāhu saʿdahū wa waṭṭada(?)... majdahu …

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  31. 1181

    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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  32. 1182

    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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  33. 1183

    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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  34. 1184

    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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  35. 1185

    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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  36. 1186

    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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  37. 1187

    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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  38. 1188

    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 …

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  39. 1189

    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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  40. 1190

    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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  41. 1191

    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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  42. 1192

    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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  43. 1193

    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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  44. 1194

    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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  45. 1195

    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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  46. 1196

    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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  47. 1197

    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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  48. 1198

    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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  49. 1199

    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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  50. 1200

    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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