Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 268 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)



1 copy of Sharḥ al-risālah by ʿAbd al-Razzāq al-Shihānī, lifetime unkown

Commentary on Risālat al-Qushayrī رسالة القشيري by Qushayrī, ʿAbd al-Karīm ibn Hawāzin, 986-1072 القشيري، عبد الكريم بن هوازن، 376-465 هـ

The MS contains only the first part of Qushayrī's work; beginning as well as title and author's name missing. The commentary is generally short, and th emajor part of the MS is often occupied with Qushayrī's text itself. The colophon, where the name of the commentar is found is on fol. 184v.

Explicit: تم الجزء الاول من شرح الرسالة باسم مولانا الشيخ ... الشهاني عبد الرزاق

Language(s): Arabic


Printed catalogue no. 639
GAL, 1c, not mentioned

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 184 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 21.0 × 15.5 cm.
Dimensions (written):


21 lines per page


Written in Naskhī of probably the 18th century; text commented upon in red.



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

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