Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

R.13.18 (Wren Library, Trinity College Cambridge)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: A Sufistic treatise on the necessity of expelling grief from the heart by the contemplation of spiritual things.
Incipit: الحمد لله مبدع العقول ومنشي الارواح وخالق الاجسام وواهب الحيوة الذي رتّب الانسان ما بين الجماد والحيوان...
Explicit: ... ويحرس عليك دينك ودنياك والحمد لله وحده والصلوة على جميع المصطفين خاصة خاتم الشرايع وآهله الطاهرين واصحابه الفائزين

This work was wrongly classified by Sir William Jones as 'Medicine and Essays in Arabic'.

Language(s): Arabic

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Physical Description

Form: other
Extent: 42 ff.
Foliation: Foliation supplied by the cataloguer

Condition

Much discoloured by age

Hand(s)

Naskh

Decoration

Rubrication

History

Origin: Undated, but probably 13th/14th century A.D.

Record Sources

"Manuscript description based on "E. G. Browne: A supplementary hand-list of the Muhammadan manuscripts, including all those written in the Arabic character, preserved in the Library of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1922", and "E.H. Palmer A Descriptive Catalogue of the Arabic, Persian and Turkish Manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Cambridge, London 1870".

Availability

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