Trivia Thursday #1

In Cairo, Egypt in the early 1800s when an emancipated slave died without  male descendants or collateral relations, his former master would inherit his estate. If the former master predeceased the former slave, the former master’s heirs would inherit.

– source: Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians by Edward W. Lane,  first published in 1836

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