Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 608 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)

Mingana

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Fatḥ al-dhakhāʾir wa-al-aghlāq ʿan wajh tarjumān al-ashwāq by Ibn al-ʿArabī, 1165-1240

A commentary on Tarjumān al-ashwāq by the author himself.

Language(s): Arabic

References

Printed catalogue no. 685
GAL II 441-8, esp. 442, no. 130; I 790-802, esp. 799, no. 131
Hunt 1997:23

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 314 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 16.4 × 10.9 cm.
Dimensions (written):
Foliation:
Foliation:

Layout

17 lines per page

Hand(s)

Written in Naskhī by ʿAlī ibn Muḥammad ibn Nūḥ at Aleppo; words commented upon and headings in red; gold borderlines. Fol. 1v: illuminated headpiece in gold and blue with floral motifs predominantly in yellow and pink.

Decoration

Binding

Red leather binding, later cartouche with floral motif stamped front and back and border motif.

History

Origin: Dated Thursday 7th Jumādā II 1009 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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