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Wadh.Minasian 558

12th century (Hijri-qamari)

18th century (Gregorian)

Herat

ʾAlfīyah is one of the most reliable grammatical works in the Arabic literature. It is a versified work including 1,000 couplets composed in Rajaz metric. ʾAlfīyah is compiled in 71 chapters. Numerous commentaries have been written on this work so far, of which Suyūṭ‭ī's commentary is the most popular in the Iranian religious schools.

Physical Description

Extent: 34 ff.

WidthHeight
Leaf (cm)1018.5
Written (cm)613

Works

Acquisition

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

Script

Cursive Naskh, one hand, regular hand. Marginalia in both Naskh and Nastaʿalīq.

Binding

There is no cover, but the head band is in disarray.

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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