Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

R.13.62 (Wren Library, Trinity College Cambridge)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of al-Tuḥfah fī al-adab by an anonymous author

Author: ‎Anonymous
Title: al-Tuḥfah fī al-adab
Title: التحفة في الأدب

An Arabic-Persian vocabulary of synonyms, intended as a guide to the study of the Qur'an.

Incipit: يهوّن ولا يوهن إذ الشرح والمشرح في الخفاء كه آسان گردد وسستی نیفگند زیراکه بیان وبیان کرده در پوشیدگی علی المبتدئ سيآن ومونته عند الشرح مونتان...
Language(s): Arabic and Persian


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 63 ff.


Naskh and taʿlīq in a neat Persian hand.



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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