Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 1130 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)

Mingana

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Kitāb ḥusn al-jam fī-mā qīla fī qaṣr al-Shāmaʿ by Ṣabbāgh, Mīkhāʾīl ibn Niqūlā, 1775 or 1776-1816

History of the castle near Cairo القاهرة

Incipit: الحمد لله الذى قد تنزه عن التغيير ... اما بعد ... ان اجمع ما قيل فى قصر الشمع من كل كتاب

Language(s): Arabic

References

Printed catalogue no. 1857
For the author see GAL II 479; Suppl. II 728, where this work is not mentioned.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 15 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 26.0 × 19.1 cm.
Dimensions (written):
Foliation:
Foliation:

Layout

19 lines per page

Hand(s)

Copied from the author's autograph, preserved in the Royal Library at Cairo القاهرة by Maḥmūd Faḥimī al-Marṣafī; red headings.

Decoration

History

Origin: Dated Thursday 1st Shaʿbān 1345 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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