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Michaelides Fragments : Petition

Michaelides Fragments

<p style='text-align: justify;'><a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(1);return false;'>Recto:</a> Petition to an ʼamīr concerning the debt. Text opens after basmala: اطال الله بقا الامير و ادام عزه. The petitioner is a man called al-Ḥasan ibn Turaybi al-Bustabāni. Mentions the payment of rent over a period of two years at 80 dīnārs a year. The request formula is: 'If the ʼamīr resolves to look into my affair, he will be rewarded for this'. Closes with the same blessing formula as occurs at the beginning.</p>

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