Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 1265 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)

Mingana

Contents

1 copy of Majmaʿ al-bayān li-ʿulūm al-qurʾān by Ṭabarsī, al-Faḍl ibn al-Ḥasan, -1153

Contains the fifth and sixth parts only from sūrah 9 (al-tawbah سورة التوبة ) to the end of sūrah 19 (Miryam سورة مريم ).

Language(s): Arabic

References

Printed catalogue no. 15

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 235 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 37.7 × 24.6 cm.
Dimensions (written):
Foliation:
Foliation:

Layout

Hand(s)

Written in Naskhī of probably the 17th century

Decoration

Red headings; important words and verses of the Qurʾān overlined in red.

Additions:
  • Marginalia Careful corrections in the margins.

History

Origin: Undated, probably 17th century CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Ownership mark from 1133

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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