Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 145 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)



Summary of Contents: 1 copy of al-Tanwīr fī isqāṭ al-tadbīr by Ibn ʿAṭāʾ Allāh, Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad, -1309

Fol. 68v: A long quotation from the mystic Abū al-Ghayth ibn Jamīl ابو الغيث بن جميل

Fol. 70: A quotation from the mystic ʿAbd al-Qādir al-Jīlānī, -1166 الجيلاني، عبد القادر بن موسى، 471-561 هـ

Incipit: الحمد لله المنفرد بالخلق و التدبير ... اعلم يا اخي جعلك الله من اهل جنته ... و سميته التنوير في اسقاط التدبير

Language(s): Arabic


Printed catalogue no. 696
GAL II 117-18, esp. no. 9; II 145-7

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 70 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 22.1 × 15.0 cm.
Dimensions (written):


25 lines per page



Origin: Dated Tuesday 24th Jumādā II 902 AH

Provenance and Acquisition

Many inscriptions by previous owners on title page.

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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