Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 1540 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Taʻlīqāt ʻalá sharḥ al-mukhtaṣar by ʻUlaymī, Yāsīn ibn Zayn al-Dīn, d. 1650 or 51

Language(s): Arabic


Apostilles to the Sharḥ al-mukhtaṣar شرح المختصر of Bahāʼ al-Dīn al-Subkī, b. 1319 بهاء الدين السبكي , , which is a commentary on the Talkhīṣ al-Miftāḥ fī al-maʻānī wa-al-bayān wa-al- badīʻ تلخيص المفتاح في المعاني والبيان والبديع of Qazwīnī, Jalāl al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn ʻAbd al-Raḥmān, 1267 or 8-1338 القزوينى، جلا ل الدين محمد بن عبد الرحمن , . This last work is, in turn, an abridgement of the Miftāḥal-ʻulūm مفتاح العلوم of Sakkākī, Yūsuf ibn Abī Bakr, b. 1160 (السكاكي، يوسف بن أبي بكر .

Physical Description

Form: codex
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Origin: 1136 AH; 1724 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Bequest of R. A. Nicholson.

Record Sources

"Manuscript description based on. A. J. Arberry: A second supplementary hand-list of the Muhammadan manuscripts in the University and Colleges of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1952. ", abbreviated by the OCIMCO project team.


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