Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 968 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)



1 copy of Nukhbat al-masʾalah by Nābulusī, ʿAbd al-Ghanī ibn Ismāʻīl, 1641-1731

A commentary upon Al-tuḥfah al-mursalah ilá al-nabī التحفة المرسلة الى روح النبي of Burhānpūrī, Muḥammad ibn Faḍl Allāh, d. 1619 or 20 برهانپوري، محمد بن فضل الله

Another treatise of Nābulusī, which is mentioned on the title page, is not to be found in the manuscript.

Language(s): Arabic


Printed catalogue no. 814
GAL II 418, Cmt. 2; II 345-8; II 473-6

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 43 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 18.1 × 12.6 cm.
Dimensions (written):


19 lines per page


Written in clear Naskh of probably the 18th century; last folio supplied by a later hand; headings and words commented upon overlined in red.



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

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