Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 384 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)

Mingana

Contents

An anthology in prose and verse on human needs, characteristics, passions.

The manuscript contains part two of the work, beginning at juzʾ12.

The end is missing, breaking off in juzʾ 22.

Language(s): Arabic

References

Printed catalogue no. 1718
GAL I 289, no. 1; Suppl. I 505

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 160 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 25.9 × 19.5 cm.
Dimensions (written):
Foliation:
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Layout

21 lines per page

Hand(s)

Written in informal Naskh of perhaps the 17th or 18th century; black headings; some glosses in the margins.

Decoration

History

Origin: Undated, probably 17th or 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

Cadbury Research Library


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