Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 310 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)



Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Dalāʾil al-khayrāt wa-shawāriq al-anwār fī dhikr al-ṣalāt ʿalá al-nabī al-mukhtār by Jazūlī, Muḥammad ibn Sulaymān, -1465

Fol. 1v illuminated headpiece. Fol. 9v-10r displays a coloured drawing of Mecca مكة and Medina اَلْمَدِينَة اَلْمَنَوَّرَة .

Fol. 55v-56r contain additional prayers and fol. 56v contains a memorandum of a shopkeeper.

Language(s): Arabic


Printed catalogue no. 715
GAL II 252-3; II 359-60
Hunt 1997:24f.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 56 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 18.5 × 11.5 cm.
Dimensions (written):


15 lines per page


Written in clear Naskhī; red headings, gold rulings; many glosses in the margins.



Origin: Dated 1156 AH

Provenance and Acquisition

On fol. 1r are dates of the birth of three children of an owner, with the years 1248, 1251, and 1256.

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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