Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 809 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)

Mingana

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Al-jawāhir wa-al-durar al-kubrá by Shaʿrānī, ʿAbd al-Wahhāb ibn Aḥmad, ca. 1493-1565 or 1566

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 215 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 14.8 × 10.5 cm.
Dimensions (written):
Foliation:
Foliation:

Layout

17 lines per page

Hand(s)

Written in Naskhī by Yūsuf ibn ʿAlāʾ al-Dīn al-Sammān under the supervision of Ḥusayn ibn al-Naṣībī; red headings. Fol. 117-122 by another hand

Decoration

History

Origin: Dated Tuesday 20th Shaʿbān 1034 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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