Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 457 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)

Mingana

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of al-iʿlām fī wafayāt al-aʿlām by Ibn Bardis, Ismāʿīl ibn Muḥammad, 1320 or 1321-1384 or 1385

Versification of the dates of death of the ḥuffāẓ, based on Tadhkirat al-ḥuffāẓ by Dhahabī, Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad, 1274-1348

Language(s): Arabic

References

Printed catalogue no. 884
GAL II 46-8, esp. nos. 1 and 2 c; II 45-7; II 34; II 30

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 36 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 20.4 × 14.1 cm.
Dimensions (written):
Foliation:
Foliation:

Layout

18 lines per page

Hand(s)

Written in Naskhī of the 19th century.

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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