Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 1385 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)

Mingana

Contents

1 copy of Gharīb al-Qurʾān by Sijistānī, Muḥammad ibn ʿUzayr, d. 941 or 2

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 69 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 24.8 × 13.9 cm.
Dimensions (written):
Foliation:
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Layout

Hand(s)

Written in Naskhī of probably the 18th century; words commented upon either in red or thick black; gold borderlines; gilded headpiece on fol. 1v with floral motif of orange, blue, and white against blue; many vowel-points.

Decoration

Binding

Original brown leather binding with gilded cross motif and interlace diamond in centre.

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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