Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 1597 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)

Mingana

Contents

1 copy of ʿAwārif al-maʿārif by Suhrawardī, ʿUmar ibn Muḥammad, 1145-1234

Second part only, beginning with chapter LVI

Incipit: الباب السادس والخمون في معرفة الانسان نفسه و مكاشفات الصوفية من ذالك

Language(s): Arabic

References

Printed catalogue no. 648
GAL, I 440-1, esp. no. 1; I 788-90

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 69 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 24.9 × 16.7 cm.
Dimensions (written):
Foliation:
Foliation:

Condition

Signs of historic worm and water damage.

Layout

17 lines per page

Hand(s)

Written in Naskhī of probably the 15th century;red and green headings, red borderlines.

Decoration

Binding

Redish-brown leather binding with fore-edge flap, envelope flap and a central blind-stamped almond-shaped medallion (mandorla) on front and back cover. Doublures of the covers made of black leather.

History

Origin: Undated, probably 15th 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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