Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 161 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)



1 copy of Al-ghurrah al-bahīyah by Aḥmad ibn ʿAbd al-Jawād al-Wālī, lifetime unkown

Commentary on Al-durrah al-muḍīʾah fī qirāʾāt al-aʾimma al-thalāthah al-marḍīyah الدرة المضيئة فى قراءات الائمة الثلاثة المرضية of Ibn al-Jazarī, Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad, 1350-1429 ابن الجزري، محمد بن محمد، 751-833 هـ .

Incipit: الحمد لله الذي انزل الكتاب على عبده ... و بعد فقير رحمة ربه ... احمد بن عبد الجواد ... هذا شرح لطيف لمنظومة الامام المقري محمد بن الجزري الموسومة بالدرة المضية فلذا سميته بالغرة البهية

Language(s): Arabic


Printed catalogue no. 66
GAL II 201-3, esp. no. 4, Cmt. c; II 274-8

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 74 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 21.5 × 16.0 cm.
Dimensions (written):



Written in Naskhī; words commented upon in red.



Origin: Dated Wednesday of the end of Jumādā I, 1136 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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