Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Arabic MS 24 (The John Rylands Library, The University of Manchester)

Arabic Manuscripts

Contents

Collection

Language(s): Arabic

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Paper
Extent: 305 folios
Dimensions (leaf): 243 × 174 mm.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Formerly part of the collection of the Persian scholar Nathaniel Bland (1803-1865). Bland’s oriental manuscripts were sold through Bernard Quaritch in 1866 to Alexander Lindsay, 25th Earl of Crawford.

Purchased by Enriqueta Rylands in 1901 from James Ludovic Lindsay, 26th Earl of Crawford, for the John Rylands Library.

Arabic MS 24A

Contents

Second part of the Dīwān of Ṣafī al-Dīn al-Ḥillī

pages 1-479
Incipit: الجزء الثانى من ديوان الشيخ ... صفي الدين الحلي رحمه الله قال متغزلا بمحبوب له بالحلة وكان وعده ان يسافر معه الخ
Language(s): Arabic

References

Catalogue No. Arabic MS 474A [24A]

History

Origin: circa 1360 CE AH

Arabic MS 24B

Contents

A treatise which explains and illustrates newer forms of verse of al-Ḥillī

pages 483-593
Title: al-ʻāṭil al-ḥalī wa-al-murakhkhaṣ al-ghālī
Title: العاطل الحالي والمرخص الغالي
Language(s): Arabic

References

Catalogue No. Arabic MS 474B [24B]

History

Origin: circa 1360 CE AH

Arabic MS 24C

Contents

Four poems of of al-Ḥillī

pages 594-610
Incipit: قال فى مرامى حماة ومروجها واصناف الطيور والمرارى والرماة ويعرض بذكر سلطانها
Language(s): Arabic

References

Catalogue No. Arabic MS 474C [24C]

History

Origin: circa 1360 CE AH

Additional Information

Record Sources

Catalogue information compiled by Abdullah al-Rashidi from Alphonse Mingana, Catalogue of the Arabic Manuscripts in the John Rylands Library, Manchester University Press, 1934.

Availability

The manuscript is available for consultation by any accredited reader.


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