Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

R.13.55 (Wren Library, Trinity College Cambridge)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Sulwān al-muṭāʻ fī ʻudwān al-atbāʻ by Ibn Ẓafar, Muḥammad ibn ʻAbd Allāh

A charm for the righteous against evil passions. Five essays in prose and verse.

The first leaf is missing.

Incipit: وهو خمس سلونات السلوانة الأولى
Explicit: وأنا أعوذ بالله من عذاب الأعذاب كما أعوذ به من الأعجاب وأستكفيه عقل السؤال كما أستعفيه من عول الجواب وأستدفع به فساد الحظاء كما أستدفع به كساد الصواب وأتوب إليه فهو الرحيم التواب
Language(s): Arabic


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: The paper is much discoloured, and the margins cut off.
Extent: 65 ff.


Arabic handwriting


Origin: 1324

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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