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  1. 1251

    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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  2. 1252

    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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  3. 1253

    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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  4. 1254

    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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  5. 1255

    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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  6. 1256

    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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  7. 1257

    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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  8. 1258

    State documentENA 3925.6

    Tax receipt, Fatimid. Blank verso. Perforated for binding. For the capitation tax of Hiba b. Yūsuf; same dossier as ENA 3936.3, T-S Misc.24.38.1–3, T-S AS …

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  9. 1259

    State documentENA 3944.8

    Tax receipt, Fatimid. For Hiba b. Yūsuf. Trigger: addā. Year: 547 (?). See ENA 3925.6 (PGPID 10284).

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  10. 1260

    State documentT-S Ar.34.248

    Tax receipt. Fatimid-era. Short. Granted to a certain Yūsuf. Amounts and date and scribe are not immediately clear. Needs further examination.

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  11. 1261

    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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  12. 1262

    LetterDK 320

    Letter in Arabic script. Complete, filling all of recto and verso. The sender is Christian: he (or she) swears by the baptism in r15 (wa-ḥaqq …

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  13. 1263

    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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  14. 1264

    State documentT-S Ar.51.106

    State document. Petition to a Fatimid official titled ʿAmīd al-Dawla requesting that the state seize the petitioner's properties in Palestine because they are not producing …

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    1. والاجحاف به وبهم والظلم له ولهم وعدل الدولة النبوية خلد الله ملكها وحرس عزها

    2. ومولاي الاجل عميد الدولة ادام الله نعماه وكبت حاسديه واعداه يم…

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    1. ... harm and wrong done to him and to them. The justice of the prophetic dynasty, may God make its reign eternal and protect its strength,
    2. and…

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  15. 1265

    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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  16. 1266

    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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  17. 1267

    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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  18. 1268

    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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  19. 1269

    State documentT-S Ar.40.47

    Recto: Two drafts of the opening of an Arabic petition from Abū ʿAlī b. Abū l-ʿIzz al-Yahūdī to the sulṭān (possibly al-Malik al-Kāmil). Dating: ca. …

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    1. بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
    2. المملوك ابو علي بن ابو العز اليهودي يقبل الار[ض
    3. الارض بالمقام العالي السلطاني السيفي
    4. الملكي خلد الله ملكه وجعل الارض با…

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  20. 1270

    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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  21. 1271

    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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  22. 1272

    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) in a rudimentary hand. …

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  23. 1273

    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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  24. 1274

    List or tableT-S Ar.40.53

    Business account in Arabic script, lengthy, ca. 1055, with a list of bankers and money changers and their locations. Also contains a list of pharmaceutical …

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  25. 1275

    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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  26. 1276

    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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  27. 1277

    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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  28. 1278

    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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  29. 1279

    State documentT-S AS 177.116

    Fragment of an official-looking letter in Arabic script. The ends of 4 lines are preserved. Likely a petition for help (كل سنة من احوالهم... حتى …

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  30. 1280

    LetterENA NS 71.6

    Mercantile letter, in Arabic script. From Efrayim b. Ismāʿīl to Abī ʿAbd Allāh b. Khodādād at the Dār al-Wakāla. The writer mentions sending several commodities …

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    1. بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

    2. كتبت اطال الله بقا حضرة مولاي الشيخ الاجل وادام

    3. تاييدها وعلاها ورفعتها وسناها وسموها

    4. وارتقاها وكبت بالذل حسدته…

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  31. 1281

    LetterNLI 577.1/31

    Letter from Muḥammad and Jamīl. In Arabic script, formatted like an official document. In which they report that they have met with Abū Makhlūf according …

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  32. 1282

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

    Booklet of medical recipes.

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  33. 1283

    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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  34. 1284

    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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  35. 1285

    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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  36. 1286

    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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  37. 1287

    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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  38. 1288

    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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  39. 1289

    State documentENA 3969.4

    Tax receipt, Fatimid.

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  40. 1290

    State documentENA 3969.7

    Tax receipt, Fatimid.

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  41. 1291

    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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  42. 1292

    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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  43. 1293

    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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  44. 1294

    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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  45. 1295

    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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  46. 1296

    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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  47. 1297

    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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  48. 1298

    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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  49. 1299

    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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  50. 1300

    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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