Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 545 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)

Mingana

Contents

1 copy of Wafāt al-Ḥusayn by Abū Mikhnaf, -774

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 76 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 20.6 × 15.3 cm.
Dimensions (written):
Foliation:
Foliation:

Condition

Evidence of historical worm damage and old repairs.

Layout

Fol. 1v-32v: 16-18 lines per page

Fol. 33r-75v: 11 lines per page

Hand(s)

Written in Naskhī by two hands. The later one (fol. 33r-75v) dated and signed by Sayyid ʿAlī al-ʿAṭṭār ibn al-Marḥūm السيد علي العطار ابن المرحوم ; red headings.

Decoration

Binding

Green paper over pasteboards, red fabric spine with modern label.

History

Origin: Dated end of Rajab 1165 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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Funding of Cataloguing

Cadbury Research Library


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