Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 855 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)

Mingana

Contents

1 copy of Maʿālim al-tanzīl by Baghawī, al-Ḥusayn ibn Masʿūd, d. 1117?

Contains commentary upon sūrah 5 (al-māʾidah سورة المائدة ), verse 1 to sūrah 17 (al-isrāʾ سورة الإسراء ), verse 110.

Language(s): Arabic

References

Printed catalogue no. 11
GAL I 363-4, esp. no. 4; I 620-2

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 324 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 17.0 × 25.5 cm.
Dimensions (written):
Foliation:
Foliation:

Layout

Hand(s)

Written by several hands in Naskhī, the earliest parts probably from the 15th century

Decoration

Additions:
  • Marginalia Many glosses and corrections in the margins.

History

Origin: Undated, probably 15th to 16th 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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