Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Arabic MS 229 (The John Rylands Library, The University of Manchester)

Arabic Manuscripts


A commentary by al-Taftāzānī

Title: التلويح الى كشف حقايق التنقيح
Title: The Light-Shedding Concerning the Exposition of the Truths of the Tankīḥ
Incipit: الحمد لله الذي احكم بكاتبه اصول الشريعة ... وبعد فان علم الاصول الجامع بين المعقول والمنقول النافع في الوصول الى مدارك المحصول ... ثم جمعت هذا الشرح الموسوم بالتلويح الى كشف حقايق التنقيح
Explicit: وقد انفق صبيحة يوم الاثنين التاسع والعشرين من ذي قعده سنة ٧٥٨ ثمان وخمسين وسبعماية ... والصلوة على نبيه وآله واصحابه البررة الكرام. تم
Language(s): Arabic


Catalogue no. Arabic MS 162 [229]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Paper
Extent: 426 folios
Dimensions (leaf): 264 × 160 mm.


1 column, 19 lines




Origin: 18th century 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.


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