Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 551 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)



Summary of Contents: 1 copy of al-ʿiqd al-naḍīd fī sharḥ al-waṣīd by Shams al-Dīn Abū ʿAbdallāh Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad ibn Aḥmad ibn ʿUmāra al-Ghassānī al-Andalusī al-Bargī, lived in the 10th/16th century (?)

Commentary on Ḥirz al-amānī wa-wajh al-tahānī of Shāṭibī, al-Qāsim ibn Fīrruh, 1144-1194

No title given in the present MS

Contains the first part only, last verse commented upon: سامضي علي شرطي و بالله اكتفي و ما خاب ذو جد اذا هو حسبلا

Incipit: بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم ... اما بعد قال العبد الفقير الى عفو ربه محمد بن احمد بن احمد بن عمارة الغساني الاندلسي البرجي ... الحمد لله المنفرد بجلال عظمته ... و بعد فانكم سالتموني ... ان اجمع لكم شيئا في شرح قصيدة ... الي القاسم ..الشاطبي

Language(s): Arabic


Printed catalogue no. 53
GAL 1.c., Cmt. 25 (al-Bāğī)

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 343 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 21.3 × 15.6 cm.
Dimensions (written):



Written in clear Naskhī by Aḥmad ibn Yūsuf Ḥarqūsh; words commented upon in red.



Origin: Dated 2nd Jumādā 1105 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

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