Search Documents

Filters

53 total results

  1. 1

    State documentENA NS 50.18

    Decree. The ends of two lines are preserved. Mentions the cities of [...]nūf and Ṣahrasht (=Ṣahrajt). Reused for a separate document in Arabic script (also …

    No Scholarship Records

    Tags

    • 1
    View document details
  2. 2

    State documentT-S NS 297.59

    Fatimid decree, probably. Only a single phrase is preserved: ʿAlī b. Abī Ṭālib. A piece of another letter from the line above is also preserved. …

    No Scholarship Records

    Tags

    View document details
  3. 3

    State documentT-S NS 305.195

    Decree? In Arabic script, chancery hand, large letters and huge space between the lines. One and a half lines are preserved. It is difficult to …

    No Scholarship Records

    Tags

    View document details
  4. 4

    State documentT-S Misc.9.18

    Decree. In Arabic script. Only a few words are preserved here (...ʿalā ikhtilāf...). Reused for a dirge by Yosef Ibn Avitor. (Information in part from …

    No Scholarship Records

    Tags

    View document details
  5. 5

    LetterBodl. MS heb. a 3/2

    Very long letter dated ca. 1100, issued by the two judges of the capital in the name of the Nagid Mevorakh, in which a circuit …

    1. نسخة كتاب الرئيس الاجل
    2. بخط רבנו אלדאיב الی عند الشوفاط
    3. בשמך רח
    4. כתאבנא אנו שני הדיינים הקבועים בפסטאט מצרים הממנים
    5. מפי כגק מו מבורך אלוף הבינות חכם ה…

    1 Transcription 1 Discussion

    Tags

    • 2 recto
    • 2 verso
    View document details
  6. 6

    Legal documentT-S AS 159.169

    Long and narrow fragment of a legal deed in Arabic and Judeo Arabic. Amram b. Yefet Hakohen is releasing his daughter Sitt al-Qum and his …

    No Scholarship Records

    Tags

    View document details
  7. 7

    State documentT-S Ar.34.328

    Decree of investiture; two lines widely spaced.

    No Scholarship Records

    Tags

    View document details
  8. 8

    State documentT-S NS 209.44

    A few enormous words in Arabic script, likely from a decree. It is a title and a name, perhaps Thiqat al-Dawla Ḥammād b. ʿAlī. Above …

    No Scholarship Records

    Tags

    View document details
  9. 9

    State documentT-S NS 34.157

    Decree, probably. Only a few enormous words are preserved, including ʿalayhi. Reused for poetry in Judaeo-Arabic.

    No Scholarship Records

    Tags

    View document details
  10. 10

    State documentAIU II.B.312

    A fragmentary line of a widely spaced Arabic text (probably a decree) visible in the left margin; the document was recycled to copy a biblical …

    No Scholarship Records

    Tags

    View document details
  11. 11

    State documentAIU IX.A.3

    Likely a decree to a lower official, to judge by the sloppy hand. The section toward the end contains inshallāh, then kutiba, with the date …

    No Scholarship Records

    Tags

    View document details
  12. 12

    State documentT-S 10J19.17

    Recto: A few words from a decree: al-mamlūk muqaddam al-juyūsh.

    No Scholarship Records

    Tags

    • 1r
    View document details
  13. 13

    State documentT-S NS J40

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

    No Scholarship Records

    Tags

    • 1r
    View document details
  14. 14

    State documentENA 2481.17 + ENA 2481.18

    Decree, fragment, reused for Hebrew piyyut/poetry. The preserved text reads 'and on his brother' - wa ʿalā akhīhi.

    No Scholarship Records

    Tags

    View document details
  15. 15

    State documentENA 979.1

    Decree fragment: one line on verso. wa-ri'āyan li-kum[ ]. Cut, reused, and bound in a Hebrew script literary text: 15 lines plus notes on recto, …

    No Scholarship Records

    Tags

    View document details
  16. 16

    State documentENA 979.2

    Decree fragment: one line on recto. 'adal(a) followed by tooth+loop (fragmentary word). Cut, reused, and bound in a Hebrew script literary text: 12 lines on …

    No Scholarship Records

    Tags

    View document details
  17. 17

    State documentAIU IV.C.302

    Decree, probably a public copy with gigantic line spacing. Mentions the signature/ʿalāma (khaṭṭ, khuṭūṭ) of two just witnesses (al-shuhūd al-ʿadlayn) and overseers (al-mushārifīn). Also mentions …

    No Scholarship Records

    Tags

    View document details
  18. 18

    LetterT-S 12.9 + T-S 16.196

    Rescript of the judges of the court appointed by the Nagid Mevorakh to the community of al-Mahalla, advising the community in strongest terms to take …

    2 Transcriptions 1 Discussion

    Tags

    • 1r
    • 1v
    View document details
  19. 19

    Legal documentT-S 18J1.6

    A religious slaughterer who was careless in the exercise of his duties is flogged and forced to make a public confession. Dated 9 Iyyar 1339/ …

    1. מעשה שהיה בפנינו בבית דין מושב שלושה בעיר אלקאהרה הסמוכה
    2. לפסטאט מצרים דעל נילוס //הנה[ר]// מושבה בשלישי בשבת בתשעה ימים
    3. לחודש אייר שנת אלף ושלוש מאו…

    1 Transcription 1 Discussion

    Tags

    • 1r
    View document details
  20. 20

    State documentENA 2148.95

    Fragment of a decree. There is a single full word: "al-mustaḥabbīn."

    No Scholarship Records

    Tags

    • recto
    View document details
  21. 21

    State documentBodl. MS heb. d 81/19–22

    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 …

    1 Transcription 1 Translation

    Tags

    View document details
  22. 22

    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 …

    No Scholarship Records

    Tags

    View document details
  23. 23

    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 …

    1 Transcription 1 Translation

    Tags

    • 1r
    • 1v
    View document details
  24. 24

    State documentBL OR 12312.10–11

    State decree. Three fragmentary lines from the end of a chancery decree, probably addressed to a provincial official, mentions majlis al-naẓar (refer al-Qalqashandī, Ṣubḥ al-Āʿshā …

    1 Transcription

    Tags

    View document details
  25. 25

    LetterT-S Ar.41.98

    Recto: Letter from ʿAlī b. [...] addressed to Sharaf al-Dīn apparently requesting clarification of a decree. Full address (unclear where Baker/Polliack got this from): al-malik …

    No Scholarship Records

    Tags

    View document details
  26. 26

    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 …

    No Scholarship Records

    Tags

    • 1
    View document details
  27. 27

    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 …

    1 Transcription

    Tags

    • 1
    • 2
    View document details
  28. 28

    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 …

    1 Transcription

    Tags

    View document details
  29. 29

    State documentBod. 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 …

    1 Transcription

    Tags

    View document details
  30. 30

    LetterT-S Misc.24.137.4

    Leaf from a court ledger. On recto: Testimony of compliance with an order issued by the head of the Jews, Netanʾel ha-Levi. Dated: First third …

    1. למא וצל אמר הדרת יקרת צפירת תפארת כבוד גדולת
    2. קדושת מרנו ורבנו יחיד דורנו מאיר דרכינו נסיכנו
    3. ונשיא אלהים בתוכנו אדוננו נתנאל הלוי רכב ישראל ופרשיו
    4. יה…

    2 Transcriptions 1 Discussion

    Tags

    • 1v
    View document details
  31. 31

    LetterT-S AS 147.37

    Order sent to the community of Fustat from the office of Yehoshuaʿ Nagid (d. 1355) recommending the elder Shemuel for charity, followed by requests and …

    1. ה[נ]ה אל [י]שועתי [וכו]ל
    2. אלגמאעה אלכרימה אלמקימין במצר
    3. יברכם צורם אנס יעלמו אן מצות
    4. צדקה אגרהא עטים בין יד[י]ה [תע וכ]צ[וצא
    5. למן הוא עני ודי עאילה וה…

    1 Transcription 1 Translation

    Tags

    • 1r
    • 1v
    View document details
  32. 32

    State documentENA 2209.12

    State document: fragment of a decree (sijill manshūr). Reused for piyyutim.

    1 Transcription

    Tags

    • recto
    View document details
  33. 33

    State documentT-S K2.1

    State decree, fragment of right margin, line 3 mentions "this day"

    1 Transcription

    Tags

    • 1r
    • 1v
    View document details
  34. 34

    State documentENA 2591.3

    Fragment of a decree mentioning the funds of a dīwān in exchange for something. Late Fatimid (paleographic dating), same chancery hand as some of the …

    1 Transcription 1 Translation

    Tags

    • 1
    View document details
  35. 35

    LetterPUL Islamic Manuscripts, Third Series no. 584e.21 (Michaelides 21)

    Decree of a Coptic official, dated 25 Baʾūnah (?) of the Coptic year 1392 (?).

    No Scholarship Records

    Tags

    View document details
  36. 36

    State documentENA 3844.14

    State document, possibly a decree. Suggests orders conferred upon an authority 'hayʾat (?) l-muṭālaʿa wa-l-āʿmāl bihā'. There is Arabic script in another not-so-elegant hand and …

    No Scholarship Records

    Tags

    • 1
    • 2
    View document details
  37. 37

    State documentDK 284.1

    Rotulus. 4 Arabic-script fragments were pasted together to form a long rotulus for a Hebrew literary text on verso. Text 1 is a decree (wide …

    No Scholarship Records

    Tags

    View document details
  38. 38

    State documentT-S NS J103 + T-S 10J17.6

    Recto: Decree, fragment, to two local officials stating that a certain Abū l-Faraj b. Bū l-Waḥsh should be exempted from paying taxes (or from standing …

    No Scholarship Records

    Tags

    • 1v
    View document details
  39. 39

    LetterT-S 13J25.16 + T-S 16.135

    Beginning of the taqqanah (ordinance) of al-Mahalla, continued in T-S 16.135. See there for fuller description. Ed. Blau, Teshuvot ha-Rambam, vol. 2, 516-518.

    1. ...אלתקנה אל]די כתבוהא אהל אלמחלה אלבעץ מנהם פי מא יכץ ר פרחיה בן
    2. ר יוסף ?...] בקהל אלמחלה ש"צ ומא אפתי פיהא רבנו משה ש"צ מלה במלה:
    3. מא יקול כבוד גדו…

    2 Transcriptions 1 Discussion

    Tags

    • 1r
    • 1v
    • 1r
    View document details
  40. 40

    Legal documentT-S 13J30.5

    Fragment of an ordinance (taqqana) concerning the Jerusalem community in Fustat. The community decides to choose ten men who will manage the community with Efrayim …

    1. תבת מא תקנתה אלגמאעה מן אלריבונין אלמקימין במצר עלי
    2. אנפסהם כתרהם אללה מע מאפרים ב שמ פי שהר תמוז משנת
    3. ממא יאתי שרחה פי אכר הדא אלכתאב רגדה מנהם גמיע…

    2 Transcriptions 1 Discussion

    Tags

    • 1r
    • 1v
    View document details
  41. 41

    Legal documentT-S 16.135 + T-S 13J25.16

    Beginning of the taqqanah (ordinance) of al-Mahalla, continued in T-S 16.135. This is an enactment passed by the Jewish community of al-Maḥalla, in which they …

    1 Transcription

    Tags

    • 1r
    • 1v
    • 1r
    View document details
  42. 42

    State documentENA 1177.76

    State document, fragment of a longer text, dismembered at the collesis. What has remained is wa-mā tawfīqī illā bi-l-lāh. Possibly Ayyubid (tawfīqī billāh was an …

    No Scholarship Records

    Tags

    • 1
    • 2
    View document details
  43. 43

    State documentMoss. VII,10.1

    Official letter in a Fatimid chancery hand, mentioning Abī l-Bayān Mūsā, may God sustain him, and Abū ʿAlāʾ (?).

    1 Transcription

    Tags

    • 1r
    • 1v
    View document details
  44. 44

    LetterT-S 20.104

    Statute (‘taqqana’) about the conduct of two slaughter houses, one at the Great Bazaar and one at the Bath of the Mice, issued by a …

    Recto

    1. [ ]ב[ אגת]מעו [מעהם פי כני]סה
    2. [אלשאמיין במצר] אלמערופין בפרנסתהא ובאפ[וטרופסי] אחואלהא
    3. אלמהתמין בעמארתהא פי גמיע אמורהא [אל]די {מנהם}
    4. פי גמלתה…

    1 Transcription 1 Discussion

    Tags

    • 1r
    • 1v
    View document details
  45. 45

    State documentT-S 13J7.29

    Decree (copy in Hebrew script) from the Fatimid caliph al-Ẓāhir to a governor of Palestine (probably Anushtekin al-Dizbirī) informing him of another decree that had …

    1. על שמך
    2. ערצת בחצרת אמיר אלמומנין רקעה מתרגמה
    3. בגמאעת אליהוד אלרבאנין יסאלון פיהא
    4. חמלהם עלי מקתצא אלסגל אלמכרם
    5. אלמכתתב להם באן ימכן אחבארהם
    6. מן אקאמה פר…

    2 Transcriptions 1 Translation 2 Discussions

    Tags

    • 1r
    View document details
  46. 46

    State documentT-S C2.209 + T-S F13.1 + ENA 4045.2 + JRL SERIES B 5446 + T-S 13.20 + ENA 3751.5

    Original use: State decree from the Fatimid chancery, written under al-Ḥākim, al-Ẓāhir or al-Mustanṣir to an official in Egypt regarding a dispute over irrigation canals …

    1 Transcription 1 Translation

    Tags

    • 2
    • 1 / 1 leaf, verso
    • 1
    View document details
  47. 47

    LetterT-S NS J24a + T-S NS J24b

    Letter from Araḥ b. Natan, also known as Musāfir b. Wahb, in Alexandria, to his brother, Avraham b. Natan the seventh, in Cairo. Dating: 1094–1111 …

    1 Transcription 1 Translation 1 Discussion

    Tags

    • 1r
    • 1v
    View document details
  48. 48

    State documentT-S Ar.40.37

    Decree (manshūr) issued by the caliph al-Hafiz on 21 Rajab 528/1133 to stop two cases of malpractice which were adversely affecting the Delta province of …

    1 Transcription 1 Translation 2 Discussions

    Tags

    • 1r
    • 1v
    View document details
  49. 49

    LetterENA 1822a.46

    Letter in Arabic script concerning a governor, a bishop and monasteries. In the formal third-person address, the writer apologizes for sending the request in writing …

    1 Transcription 1 Translation

    Tags

    • 1
    View document details
  50. 50

    State documentCUL Add.3336

    Bottom part of a decree of a Fatimid Amīr titled Surūr al-Malikī to a provincial governor or fiscal official, dated 2 Jumâda II, no year. …

    1 Transcription

    Tags

    • 1r
    View document details