Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 1381 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)

Mingana

Contents

Summary of Contents: 2 works by Thaʿālibī, ʿAbd al-Malik ibn Muḥammad, 961 or 962-1037 or 1038 on the subjects of Arabic literature and Arabic language
1. ff. 1-40

A collection of sayings and discourses in 7 sections: on eloquence, spring and other seasons, nights and days, love wine, friendship, and on other subjects.

Language(s): Arabic

References

Printed catalogue no. 1716
GAL I 284-6, no. 12; Suppl. I 499-502
2. ff. 41-91

On metonymy

Language(s): Arabic

References

Printed catalogue no. 1655
GAL I 284-6, no. 5; Suppl. I 499-502

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 91 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 21.2 × 14.9 cm.
Dimensions (written):
Foliation:
Foliation:

Layout

17 lines per page

Hand(s)

Written in Naskhī; headings in red, some corrections on the margin.

Decoration

History

Origin: Undated, probably 18th century CE

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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