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Waqf for War Prisoners Ransom

Waqf for War Prisoners Ransom

This waqf known by the Date House is for one service: paying ransoms of any war captives. The waqf was donated by al-Qadi al-Fadil Abdul Rahim al-Bisani, Saladin’s minister (died 556 H / 1199). It consisted of a big number of storehouses, houses, shops, and other properties that was rented and generating revenues.  Origin: Egypt – 6th cen. H /…

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