Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

King's Pote 46 (King's College Library, King's College Cambridge)

Pote Collection

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Aṭbāq al-Dhahab. 1 copy of Aṭwāq al-Dhahab. 1 copy of Nawābigh al-Kalim.
1. ff.1-80
Language(s): Arabic

Colophon details: Date: Tuesday 8 Jumādā II 1141 / 9 Jan 1729 Scribe: Sayf al-dīn Muḥammad ibn Ghulām Muḥyā al-dīn ibn Muḥammad ibn Hāshim al-Dilvarī (fl. 1729-40) سيف الدين محمد بن غلام محيى الدين بن محمد بن هاشم الدلوارى .

Colophon further notes: The same scribe penned King's 100 in 1153/1740.

Note concerning work: Comprises 100 maqālas or “Discourses”.

References

Geschichte der arabischen Literatur C. Brockelmann 1892-1902 (2 vols. plus supplements) GAL I.292 (xvii); GAL Supp. I.512 (under al-Zamakhsharī)
A hand-list of the Muḥammadan manuscripts, including all those written in the Arabic character, preserved in the Library of the University of Cambridge, E. Browne (1900) p.7 [Camb. Qq.206]
2. ff.81-120
Language(s): Arabic

Colophon details: Date: Undated Scribe: Sayf al-dīn Muḥammad ibn Ghulām Muḥyā al-dīn ibn Muḥammad ibn Hāshim al-Dilvarī (fl. 1729-40) سيف الدين محمد بن غلام محيى الدين بن محمد بن هاشم الدلوارى .

Colophon further notes: There is no colophon but the hand is the same as in the other two works.

References

Geschichte der arabischen Literatur C. Brockelmann 1892-1902 (2 vols. plus supplements) GAL I.292 (xvii); GAL Supp. I.512
3. ff.121-143
Language(s): Arabic

Colophon details: Date: Saturday 7 Muḥarram 1147 / 9 Jun 1734 Scribe: Sayf al-dīn Muḥammad ibn Ghulām Muḥyā al-dīn ibn Muḥammad ibn Hāshim al-Dilvarī (fl. 1729-40) سيف الدين محمد بن غلام محيى الدين بن محمد بن هاشم الدلوارى .

Note concerning work: Browne only recorded two works in this codex.

References

Geschichte der arabischen Literatur C. Brockelmann 1892-1902 (2 vols. plus supplements) GAL I.292 (15); GAL Supp. I.512

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: c. 80 + c. 40 + 23 = c. 143 folios.
Dimensions (leaf): 20 × 12.9 cm.
Dimensions (written): 14 × 7.5 cm.
Foliation: Neither foliated nor paginated.

Layout

6 lines per page.

Not ruled. Red rubrications.

Additions:

Interlinear notes and translations.

Binding

Marbled paper on boards, leather spine, Indian style. Plain paper doublures. Condition: Spine damage. The upper board is separated. Dimensions: 20 × 12.5 × 3 cm. Boxed. Polier's number: 46.

History

Origin: Tuesday 8 Jumādā II 1141 AH; 9 Jan 1729 CE Undated. Saturday 7 Muḥarram 1147 AH; 9 Jun 1734 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The "Pote Collection" arrived in England from India in 1790 and was divided between the Colleges of Eton and King's, Cambridge, with the first half alphabetically going to King's. Both halves of the collection are now housed in Cambridge University Library on permanent loan. Most if not all of the manuscripts had previously been owned by Colonel Antoine-Louis Henri Polier (1741–1795).

Gift of Edward Ephraim Pote (d.1832) in 1788.

Record Sources

Availability

All manuscripts of the Pote Collection are on permanent loan at Cambridge University Library. Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card for admissions procedures consult Cambridge University Library. Contact near_eastern@lib.cam.ac.uk for further information on the availability of this manuscript

Subjects


Comments

Comment on this record

Please fill out your details.

How are we using your feedback? See our privacy policy.

TO TOP