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Wadh.Minasian 753

12th century (Hijri-qamari)

19th century (Gregorian)

Unknown place of origin.

This work contains a thousand answers to the queries about the duties for Islamic prayer (Ṣalāh), prepared in an introduction, three chapters, and a conclusion. The introduction is on "al-Ṣalāt al-Wājibah", the first chapter on "al-Muqaddamāt", the second chapter on "al-Muqārināt", and the third chapter on "al-Munāfīyāt",... Of the famous commentaries written on this work, one may refer to a book called "Sharḥ-i Alfīyat al-Shahīd" by Muḥaqqig Karakī.

Physical Description

Extent: 65 ff.

WidthHeight
Leaf (cm)1015
Written (cm)45.5

Acquisition

Donated to The Ferdowsi Library by Dr Caro Minasian in 1972.

Script

Graceful Naskh, one hand, fairly large hand. Marginalia in both Naskh and Nastaʿalīq.

Binding

Maroon leather, 11*16 cm, front+back cover, double layers (leather+cardboard), double facings (maroon and honey-coloured).

Location

Collection: Minasian Collection

Source

This record was created based on the information published in: Mir-Ansari, Ali, Catalogue of the Persian and Arabic Manuscripts in the Ferdowsi Library, Wadham College, University of Oxford (Minasian Collection), Tehran: Miras-e Maktoob, 2016.

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