Thank you, Marina Rustow, Amel Bensalim, and Athina Pfeiffer!

Thank you, Marina Rustow and Ph.D. students, Amel Bensalim and Athina Pfeiffer, for joining us as guest blog editors in January. In case you missed their blog posts, here they are: Are Medieval Arabic Judicial Documents as Opaque as They Look? (Rustow) Why I No Longer Use the Term “Qāḍī-Court Documents” (Rustow) Getting to know … Continue reading Thank you, Marina Rustow, Amel Bensalim, and Athina Pfeiffer!

Getting to know iqrārs

By Amel Bensalim Professor Marina Rustow's note: "Having been asked twice now to contribute to the ILB, I’ve been making my way into the corpus of Islamic notarial documents preserved in Cairo Geniza. In the hope of understanding them better, I taught a PhD seminar on them in Fall 2022. Two of my students, Amel … Continue reading Getting to know iqrārs