Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 1481 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)



1 copy of Commentary by Sharqāwī, ʿAbd Allāh ibn Ḥijāzī, 1737 or 8-1812 or 13

Title: Commentary

A commentary on Ḥikām al-ʿAṭāʾīyah by Ibn ʿAṭāʾ Allāh, Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad, -1309 ابن عطاء الله الاسكندري، أحمد بن محمد، ت. 709 هـ

Incipit: الحمد لله رب العالمين و صلى الله على سيدنا محمد و على اله و صحبه ... اما بعد فيقول ... عبد الله بن حجازي الخلوتي المشهور بالشرقاى هذه تقييدات لطيفة على حكم العرف بالله سيدى احمد بن عطاء الله

Language(s): Arabic


Printed catalogue no. 700
GAL 1.c.; II 479-80; II 729

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 84 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 23.5 × 16.7 cm.
Dimensions (written):


25 lines per page


Written in Naskhī by Aḥmad al-Daybardū (?) al-ʿAṭāʾī; words commented upon in red.



Origin: Dated middle of Jumādā II 1272 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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