Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 296 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)

Mingana

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Risālah thubūt al-qadamayn fī suʾāl al-malakayn by Nābulusī, ʿAbd al-Ghanī ibn Ismāʻīl, 1641-1731

ِA treatise containting the answer to three theological questions. The correspondet who asked the questions was Shaykh Ramaḍān of ʿAyntāb

It is stated at the end that the author finished this treatise on Friday 25th Dhū al-Ḥijja 1085

Incipit: من اقل الاخوان و احقر ابنا الزمان عبد الغني ابن اسمعيل ابن النابلسي ... الى اخيه في الله تعالى الشيخ رمضان القاطن في و لاية عين تاب ... اما بعد فاني احمد الله تعالى
Explicit: و كان الفراغ من هذه الرسالة المباركة ضحوة نهار السبت عشر خلت من صفر من شهور سنة الف و ماية و اربعة و حمسين على يد افقر الورى ... حسين ابن نصار ابن منصور الحنبلي المقدسي ... و كان الفراغ من كتابة هذه النسخة الجديدة نهار الاثنين المبارك قبل العصر في ... جمادى اول و كان اخر كتابتها في الجامع الازهر سنة 1157

Language(s): Arabic

References

Printed catalogue no. 772
GAL II 345-8, esp. no. 48

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 12 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 22.9 × 16.4 cm.
Dimensions (written):
Foliation:
Foliation:

Layout

21 lines per page

Hand(s)

Written in informal Egyptian Naskh by two hands. The first part was written by Ḥusayn ibn Naṣṣār ibn Manṣūr al-Ḥanbalī al-Maqdisī حسين ابن نصار ابن منصور الحنبلي المقدسي who finished it on Saturday 10th Ṣafar 1154. The second part of the manuscript was finished on Monday Jumādā I in the Al-Azhar Mosque.

Decoration

History

Origin: Dated 27th Dhū al-Ḥijja 1321 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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