Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 755 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)

Mingana

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Tafsīr al-qurʾān al-wajīz by Wāḥidī, Abū al-Ḥasan ʿAlī ibn Aḥmad, d. 1075 or 6

Contains the second part only, beginning with sūrah 8 (al-anfāl سورة الأنفال ) and abruptly ending in the middle of sūrah 14 (Ibrāhīm سورة إبراهيم ), verse 42.

Language(s): Arabic

References

Printed catalogue no. 16

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 288 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 26.0 × 17.8 cm.
Dimensions (written):
Foliation:
Foliation:

Layout

Differen numbers of lines.

Hand(s)

Written in Naskhī of probably the 16th century

Decoration

Words of the Qurʾān overlined.

History

Origin: Undated, probably 16th century CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Reader's note dated 1038 on the title page

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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