Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

R.13.25 (Wren Library, Trinity College Cambridge)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: Commentary on al-Burdah البردة of Būṣīrī, Sharaf al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Saʻīd, 1213?-1296?بوصيري، شرف الدين محمد بن سعيد.
Incipit: الحمد الله الذي خلع علي حبيبه محمد صلى الله عليه وسلم بردة عنايته السابقة الكبرى المسداة الملتحمة البالتجلية الجلالية الموصلة التبري المنسوجة على منوال الكمال
Explicit: سنحان ربك رب العزة عما يصفون وسلام على المرسلين والحمد لله رب العالمين إلهم يا ذا الحلول والإكرام أدم أفضل الصلوة والسلام على محمد وآله عند كل سكوت وكلام وكل بداية وتمام آمين.

The author states in his preface that he studied this poem for nearly two years in the school of Shaykh ʿAfīf al-Dīn Abū al-Sīyādah ʿAbd Allah of Medina, at whose request he composed the present commentary in 1321.

Language(s): Arabic

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Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 350 ff.

Hand(s)

Exquisitely written in a small Naskhi hand

History

Origin: Undated

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".

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Funding of Cataloguing

Trinity College Cambridge

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