Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 1350 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)

Mingana

Contents

Summary of Contents: 3 works by Thaʿālibī, ʿAbd al-Malik ibn Muḥammad, 961 or 962-1037 or 1038 on the subjects of Islam, Asceticism, Islamic philosophy, Arabic literature, Wit and humor, Arabic wit and humor, Arabic poetry, Arabic prose literature, God, Islam and justice, and Friendship
1. ff. 1-16b

Remarks on miscellaneous subjects, e.g. ʿaql, zuhd, etc

Title taken from GAL

Language(s): Arabic

References

Printed catalogue no. 1715
GAL I 284-6; Suppl. I 499-502
2. ff. 16b-42b

Jokes on different subjects, e.g. kings, ministers, singers and players

Title taken from GAL

Language(s): Arabic

References

Printed catalogue no. 1715
GAL I 284-6; Suppl. I 499-502
3. ff. 43a-65b
Title: Al-mubhij

An anthology of anecdotes on various subjects; God, justice, friendship

Title taken from GAL

Language(s): Arabic

References

Printed catalogue no. 1715
GAL I 284-6; Suppl. I 499-502

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 65 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 20.6 × 13.8 cm.
Dimensions (written):
Foliation:
Foliation:

Layout

25 lines per page

Hand(s)

Written in clear Naskh; headings and rulings in red, many marginal glosses

Decoration

History

Origin: Dated Sunday, 24th Shaʿbān and Ramaḍān 1043 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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