An Inscription Asking For God's Pleasure, 86 AH / 705 CE
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Last Modified: 26th April 2020
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Figure (a) photograph of original inscription, and (b) its transcription.
86 AH / 705 CE.
The translation of the inscription is given below:
- O God, be
- pleased with ʿAbd
- al-Raḥmān bin
- Sufyān bin ʿAmr.
- Amen! Lord
- of the worlds. And
- ʿAbd al-Raḥmān wrote this
- inscription ten nights
- remaining (in the month of) Jumāda
- al-ākhir in the year
- six (and) eighty.
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