Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 1197 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)



1 copy of Kitāb al-wujūh wa-al-naẓāʾir by Dāmaghānī, Ḥusayn ibn Muḥammad, 1007-1085

Incipit: حدثنا القاضي ابو القاسم الحسين بن محمد بن احمد الانباري قال حدثنا ابو عبد الله محمد بن احمد بن تميم بن عمرو التميمي واجازة ابي محمد الحسن بن رسيق قالا جميعا حدثنا ابو القاسم عبد الرحمان بن عمرو ابن عثمان بن سعيد الاسكندراني بالاسكندرية في جمادي الاخرة سنة ست واربعين و ثلاثمائة قال حدثنا ابو نصر مطروح بن محمد بن شاكر قال حدثنا عبد الله بن هارون الحجازي عن ابيه وذكر التميمي انه راي في نسخة قرئت عليه بعد ابيه عن ابن حيان مقاقتل عن ابن عباس رضي الله عنهما تفسير الهدي على سبعة عشر وجها

Language(s): Arabic


Printed catalogue no. 87
GAL Suppl. II 986, no. 33; I 460

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 119 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 20.6 × 14.9 cm.
Dimensions (written):
Foliation: Original foliation with catchwords on each leaf, lower left verso
Foliation: Modern foliation in pencil, upper left recto



Written in clear Naskhī by Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad al-Ḥajāwī al-Ḥanbalī; red headings.



Light green paper with gold flecks on pasteboards for upper and lower covers, and envelope flap. Reddish-brown leather spine and fore-edge flap.


Origin: Dated Thursday 6th Rajab 1211 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

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