Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 781 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)

Mingana

Contents

Summary of Contents: 2 works by Khafājī, Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad, 1571 or 1572-1659 on the subjects of Muslim scholars and Qasidas
1. ff. 8-127b

Biographies of learned men of the author's time

Seems to be incomplete

Language(s): Arabic

References

Printed catalogue no. 1882
GAL II 285, no. 6; Suppl. II 396
2. ff. 128a-130a

Language(s): Arabic

References

Printed catalogue no. 1882
GAL II 285, no. 6; Suppl. II 396

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 152 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 20.3 × 15.4 cm.
Dimensions (written):
Foliation:
Foliation:

Layout

25 lines per page

Hand(s)

Written in informal Naskh of probably the 18th century; red headings; some notes in the margins.

Decoration

Binding

Rebound in a brown leather binding with fore-edge flap, envelope flap and a central blind-stamped almond-shaped medallion (mandorla) on front and back cover as well as envelope flap. Doublures of the covers made of marbled paper

History

Origin: Undated, probably 18th 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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