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Dishes and Plates Waqf in Damascus

Dishes and Plates Waqf in Damascus

This type of waqf is proving a public service for the community, by lending dishes, plates, pots and other cooking and dinner ware to whoever need, especially in feasts occasions. Three documents are available from Othman Damascus, two are stating that the waqf was specifically for the shoemakers’ community. The two documents stated the waqf place in ‘Souq el-Qawafeen’ (shoemakers…

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Lepers Waqf in Damascus

Lepers Waqf in Damascus

A special waqf for the sake of lepers (gentlemen or fellowship) in Damascus. The waqf includes: a farm and surrounded land. The document is stating the rent of the property for the tree years, for 4 piasters ‘asadeyah’ per year. Where this revenue services the lepers. Origin: Damascus, Syria – 1709. Source: كاميليا أبوجبل وسمر بهلوان. المرجع في حوادث دمشق…

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