Daftar qayd ʻuqūd al-zawāj ʻamalīyah maʼdhūnīyat (al-Dilinjāt) al-tābiʻah li-Maḥkamat al-Dilinjāt al-Sharʻīyah (‘Register of marriage contracts of the Dilinjat shari’ah court’)

Dublin Core

Title

Daftar qayd ʻuqūd al-zawāj ʻamalīyah maʼdhūnīyat (al-Dilinjāt) al-tābiʻah li-Maḥkamat al-Dilinjāt al-Sharʻīyah (‘Register of marriage contracts of the Dilinjat shari’ah court’)

Description

This handwritten register reproduces the text of marriage contracts which were drawn up in al-Dilinjāt in 1910-1911. It is part of a large collection of similar registers, which serve as a record of the social life of the Egyptian Delta at the turn of the twentieth century.

Relation

https://lib.aucegypt.edu/record=b3176006~S2

Language

Type

Date Created

1916

Bibliographic Citation

Kholoussy, Hanan. “Marriage Practices: Arab States.” Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures. Vol. 3. Edited by Suad Joseph. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 2005: 250-252.

Spatial Coverage

Egypt

Temporal Coverage

1910-1911

Provenance

This collection was purchased by AUC Libraries from a local vendor. Researchers can request and consult the original documents in the Rare Books and Special Collections Library.

Files

marriage_contract.jpg

Citation

Maḥkamat al-Dilinjāt al-Sharʻīyah, “Daftar qayd ʻuqūd al-zawāj ʻamalīyah maʼdhūnīyat (al-Dilinjāt) al-tābiʻah li-Maḥkamat al-Dilinjāt al-Sharʻīyah (‘Register of marriage contracts of the Dilinjat shari’ah court’),” AUC Libraries, accessed August 14, 2022, https://auclibraries.omeka.net/items/show/41.