Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 253 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)

Mingana

Contents

A work containg the dealings which the author had with Abu ʿAbbās al-Yaḥmadī, the vizier of Morocco

The book containa the qasīdah and the letters of the author. It is divided inta a muqaddamah, 5 abwāb and a khātimah, of which a good indes is found on ff. 5r-6r

On fol. 313v the author states that he wrote in Hijri-qamari

Language(s): Arabic

References

Printed catalogue no. 906
GAL II 457; II 684

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 316 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 21.4 × 15.8 cm.
Dimensions (written):
Foliation:
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Layout

21 lines per page

Hand(s)

Written in Naskhī bordering on Taʿlīq by Maḥmūd ibn Muḥammad ʿAllāj al-Tūnisī الحاج محمود بن الحاج محمد علاج التونسي ; red headings, carefully corrected.

Decoration

History

Origin: Dated Monday 16th Rabīʿ I 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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Funding of Cataloguing

Cadbury Research Library

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