Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 394 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)

Mingana

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of A work of ethical character, urging believers to lead virtuous lives and extolling various virtues
Incipit: الحمد لله الذى دارت بحكمته الافلاك

Language(s): Arabic

References

Printed catalogue no. 1342

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 201 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 17.5 × 13.6 cm.
Dimensions (written):
Foliation:
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Layout

15-16 lines per page

Hand(s)

Written in informal Naskh by several hands; red headings.

Decoration

History

Origin: Undated, probably 17th century CE

Provenance and Acquisition

An ownership note on the back of the binding states that the manuscript came in the possession of Muḥammad ibn Shubān al-Qabānī al-Shāfiʿī al-Shāmī al-Maydānī in Jumādā II 1100

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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