Cairo Genizah : Legal document

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Petition to an Ayyubid sultan from Makārim b. Isḥaq, the physician, in which he asks for the remainder of the salary of al-Asʿad, the physician of the hospital of Cairo, consisting of 3 dirhams (i.e. he may be asking to replace al-Asʿad in his post). He offers the recommendations of two of the sultan’s other doctors: Al-Rašīd al-Dimašqī and Al-Rašīd Abū Ḥulayka. Ca. 13th century. The physician Makārim b. Isḥaq also appears in the court record T-S Ar.34.94 (ca. 1250 CE).</p>

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