Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 293 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)

Mingana

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Risālat nūr al-muẓahhar fī ṭarīqat sayyidī al-Shaykh al-Akbar by Arwādī, Aḥmad ibn Sulaymān, -ca 1858

A mystical treatise on some points of the path of Ibn al-ʿArabī, 1165-1240 ابن العربي

The points discussed are silence, aloofness, fasting and vigils.

Incipit: الحمد لمشرف شموس الطرايق ... و بعد فيقول العبد الفقير الى رحمة ربه الديان احمد الخالدي النقشبندي الاحمدي الاكبري ابن سليمان قد راى بعض الحفاظ للقران

Language(s): Arabic

References

Printed catalogue no. 819
GAL II 489; Suppl II 774

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 8 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 23.8 × 16.6 cm.
Dimensions (written):
Foliation:
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Layout

19 lines per page

Hand(s)

Written in Egyptian Naskh of the 19th century; red headings, important words overlined in red.

Decoration

History

Origin: Undated, probably 19th 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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