Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Huntington 339 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Huntington Collection

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of al-Wuṣlah ilá al-ḥabīb fī waṣf al-ṭayyibāt wa-al-ṭīb by Ibn al-ʻAdīm, Kamāl al-Dīn ʻUmar ibn Aḥmad, 1192-1262
Incipit: الحمد لله الواحد الخلاق المتكفل بالارزاق المستحق للمحامد على الاطلاق ... وبعد فانه لما كان معظم اللذات الدنيوية والاخروية في تناول شهي المآكل والمشارب وكان تطييب الثياب والبدن مما يقرب الى الاحباب الحبايب فلهذا جمعت هذا الكتاب وسميته كتاب الوصلة الى الحبيب في وصف الطيبات والطيب ولم اضع فيه شيئاً إلا بعد ان ركبته مراراً وتناولته مدراراً
Explicit: ويستعمل كما تقدّم ومن منافعه انه شفا للخفقان والله اعلم
Colophon: تم الكتاب والله الموفق للصواب بمنّه وكرمه والحمد لله ربّ العالمين وصلى الله على سيدنا محمد وآله وصحبه و سلم وحسبنا الله ونعم الوكيل

On food and perfumes

A Latin note pasted onto f. 3a reads 'De arte Culinaria. Arabice. Hunt 339'.

[* The MS. itself is anonymous; the previous ascription to Rūmī, Ḥusayn Efendī ibn al-Ḥusayn, d. 1605, and date are from H. Khal.; acc. to Nicoll]

Language(s): Arabic

References

GAL S I 904 [where the work is ascribed to a 'nephew of al-Malik al-Ashraf (d. 1244)'].
Appendix Medicine
[UAM. 408 with corrig. Nicoll p. 581]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 109 ff.

History

Origin: n.d.

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Robert Huntington, d. 1701.

Purchased by the Bodleian Library in 1693.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on the Bodleian Library's public card index of Arabic manuscripts with additional enhancements by the OCIMCO project team.

Availability

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Funding of Cataloguing

JISC


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