Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 1485 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)



Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Khulāṣat al-ikhtiṣāṣ fī maʿrifat al-quwā wa-al-khawāṣṣ by Ibn al-Raqqām, Muḥammad ibn Ibrāhīm, d. 1315 or 16

Abridgement of Al-filāḥah al-Nabaṭīyah (الفلاحة النبطية) of Aḥmad ibn ʿAlī Ibn Waḥshīyah (ابن وحشية)

Index at the end, last folio missing.

Language(s): Arabic


Printed catalogue no. 933
GAL I 242-3, esp. no. 1; I 430-1; Suppl. II 378

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 57 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 31.8 × 22.0 cm.
Dimensions (written):



Written Naskhī of probably the 18th century


Red headings.


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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