Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Arabic MS 236 (The John Rylands Library, The University of Manchester)

Arabic Manuscripts

Contents

al-Shāṭibīyah

Title: حرز الاماني ووجه التهاني
Title: Amulet of Desires and Aspect of Congrtulations
Incipit: بدات باسم الله في النظم اولا : تبارك رحمانا رحميا وموئلا
Language(s): Arabic

References

Catalogue no. Arabic MS 63 [236]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Paper
Extent: 203 folios
Dimensions (leaf): 280 × 164 mm.

Layout

1 column, 6 lines

Hand(s)

Naskh

History

Origin: circa 1660 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.

Availability

The manuscript is available for consultation by any accredited reader.


Comments

Comment on this record

Please fill out your details.

How are we using your feedback? See our privacy policy.

TO TOP