Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Arabic MS 210 (The John Rylands Library, The University of Manchester)

Arabic Manuscripts


al-Mawāhib al-ladunīyah by al-Qasṭallānī

Title: al-Mawāhib al-ladunīyah bi-al-minaḥ al-muḥammadīyah
Title: المواهب اللدنية بالمنح المحمدية
Title: Gifts of God, in the Graces of Muḥammad
Incipit: الحمد الله الذي اطلع سماء الازل شمس انوار معارف النبوة المحمدية ... وبعد فهذه لطيفة من لطائف نفحات العواطف الرحمانية ومنحة من منح مواهب العطايا الربانية ... وسميته المواهب اللدنية بالمنح المحمدية
Explicit: واستفتحت مغالق المعاني بمفاتيح فتح الباري واستخرجت من مطالب كنوز العلوم نفائس الدراري حامدا لله تعالى على ما انعم والهم وعلم ما لم اكن اعلم مصليا ومسلما على رسوله محمد الخ
Colophon: وقد فرغت من تبييضه في خامس عشر من شعبان المكرم سنة تسع وتسعين وثمانمائة والحمد لله وحده
Language(s): Arabic


Catalogue no. Arabic MS 306 [210]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Paper
Extent: 510 folios
Dimensions (leaf): 280 × 168 mm.


1 column, 23 written lines




Origin: 899 AH (1493 CE)

Provenance and Acquisition

From the collection of Colonel George William Hamilton (1807-1868) who served in India from 1823 to 1867 latterly as Commissioner in Delhi. He acquired over a thousand Indian and Persian manuscripts of which 352 were selected after his death for the British Museum. The remainder were purchased in 1868 by 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.

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.


The manuscript is available for consultation by any accredited reader.


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