Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 1018 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)

Mingana

Contents

1 copy of Ḥirz al-amānī wa-wajh al-tahānī by Shāṭibī, al-Qāsim ibn Fīrruh, 1144-1194

Index at the beginning

Language(s): Arabic

References

Printed catalogue no. 49
GAL I 409-10, esp. no. 1; I 725-7
Hunt 1997:13

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 64 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 18.8 × 14.8 cm.
Dimensions (written):
Foliation:
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Layout

Hand(s)

Written in Naskhī by Ḥājjī Ibrāhīm; fully vowelled; red headings and important words in red; gold borderlines throughout the manuscript; gilded headpiece with delicate pale purple and orange buds and blue stems on fol. 1v.

Decoration

Binding

Original red leather binding stamped with cartouche and circular punches, repaired with material stuck on inside covers.

History

Origin: Dated end of Ṣafar 1110 AH

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on H. L. Gottschalk et al.: Islamic Arabic Manuscripts. Catalogue of the Mingana Collection of Manuscripts. Vol. IV. Revised edition edited by Derek Hopwood. Birmingham: Selly Oak Colleges, 1985, with additional enhancements.

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Funding of Cataloguing

Cadbury Research Library


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