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  1. 1201

    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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  2. 1202

    Legal documentT-S Misc.6.113

    Iqrār, though in some ways resembles a state document with fiscal content. In Arabic script. 16 full and 4 half lines on paper. Fiscal hand, …

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  3. 1203

    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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  4. 1204

    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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  5. 1205

    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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  6. 1206

    State documentENA 3969.4

    Tax receipt, Fatimid.

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  7. 1207

    State documentENA 3969.7

    Tax receipt, Fatimid.

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  8. 1208

    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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  9. 1209

    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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  10. 1210

    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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  11. 1211

    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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  12. 1212

    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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  13. 1213

    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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  14. 1214

    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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  15. 1215

    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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  16. 1216

    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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  17. 1217

    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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  18. 1218

    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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  19. 1219

    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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  20. 1220

    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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  21. 1221

    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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  22. 1222

    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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  23. 1223

    Literary textENA 3926.7

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

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  24. 1224

    State documentENA 3935.11

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

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  25. 1225

    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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  26. 1226

    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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  27. 1227

    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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  28. 1228

    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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  29. 1229

    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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  30. 1230

    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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  31. 1231

    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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  32. 1232

    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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  33. 1233

    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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  34. 1234

    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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  35. 1235

    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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  36. 1236

    State documentUU 1476

    Mamlūk-era, tax receipt, in Arabic script.

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  37. 1237

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

    Booklet of medical recipes.

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  38. 1238

    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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  39. 1239

    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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  40. 1240

    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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  41. 1241

    State documentT-S 13J26.24

    A Fatimid decree fragment, possibly of an investiture. Recycled by Efrayim b. Shemarya.

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  42. 1242

    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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  43. 1243

    State documentT-S NS J470 + T-S 12.774

    Recto: Decree from the 1130s. Only the closing boilerplate and a date (without the year) have survived. Reused by the India trader Abū ʿAlī Yeḥezqel …

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  44. 1244

    State documentT-S 12.316

    Decree fragment, Fatimid, 11th century. The preserved text reads: "وهذا الغلام فقد كان ورد الـ". Reused by Efrayim b. Shemarya (see PGPID 1649).

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  45. 1245

    LetterHalper 222

    Business letter in Arabic script. Dated: 1119 AH, which is 1708 CE. Concerning a property dispute in Damietta. On verso there is a seal as …

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    1. [بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم الحمد لله وصلوات الله على سيدنا محمد اما]
    2. بعد وان سالتم عنا فاننا بخير وخاطرنا عندكم والذي نعرفكم به ان وصل الي عندنا

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  46. 1246

    State documentBL Or. 10578E.16

    State document, ending line of a petition containing the raʾy clause. Hebrew liturgical text on verso.

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    1. حضرته {ارا} رايه العالي في ذلك ان شا الله

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  47. 1247

    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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  48. 1248

    State documentT-S NS 141.71

    Petition, probably. In Arabic script. ~4 lines preserved. Refers to al-dīwān al-Mustanṣirī. On verso there is piyyut. Likely related to the cluster T-S H11.90 + …

    1. ..هذين الديوانين وهو يجدد السوال

    2. …قام….من شي بما يجب فيها

    3. ]ـه الى الخدمة في ذلك ولولا ما يطمع به

    4. ….قدرته من [  ]يجب الديوان المستنصري

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  49. 1249

    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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  50. 1250

    State documentJRL Gaster ar. 441

    State document, in Arabic script. Petition to a lower official. "Mamlūk al-ḥaḍra al-sāmiyya al-ajalliya". Only beginning formula preserved.

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    1. بسم الله الـ[ـرحمن الرحيم]
    2. مملوك الحضرة السامية الاجلية //الموفقية(؟)//
    3. واهلك عدوها وضدها[
    4. الحفرانها(؟) لما عندهم من ا[

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