Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Arabic MS 72 (The John Rylands Library, The University of Manchester)

Arabic Manuscripts

Contents

Collection

Language(s): Arabic

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Paper
Extent: 58 folios
Dimensions (leaf): 197 × 147 mm.

Layout

1 column, 19 lines

History

Origin: circa 1670 CE

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 72A

Contents

Diwan of Ibn al-Fāriḍ

Folios 1-56
Title: Dīwān ʻUmar ibn al-Fāriḍ
Title: ديوان عمر بن الفارض
Title: Diwan of Ibn al-Fāriḍ
Language(s): Arabic

References

Catalogue no. Arabic MS 459A [72A]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Paper

History

Origin: circa 1670 AH

Arabic MS 72B

Contents

Two short extracts from the grammar Baḥth al-maṭālib by Jirmānūs Farḥāt

Folios 57b-58
Title: Baḥth al-maṭālib
Title: بحث المطالب
Language(s): Arabic

References

Catalogue no. Arabic MS 459B [72B]

History

Origin: 18th century 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.

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The manuscript is available for consultation by any accredited reader.

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