Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 188 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)

Mingana

Contents

A history of Mecca and the Kaaba

The work is divided into a muqadamah, then bābs and a khātimah.

Language(s): Arabic

References

Printed catalogue no. 904
GAL II 381-2, esp. no. 1; II 514-5

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 152 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 20.5 × 15.6 cm.
Dimensions (written):
Foliation:
Foliation:

Condition

Ff. 1-2 are defective and ff. 110-11 are slightly damaged at their lower ends.

Layout

27 lines per page

Hand(s)

Written in Naskhī by ʿAlī Riyāḍī علي الرياضي ; red headings.

Decoration

History

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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