Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. S. Digby Or. 174 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Simon Digby Oriental Collection

Contents

1 copy of al-Ṣurāḥ min al-Ṣiḥāḥ by Jamāl Qarshī, Muḥammad ibn ʻUmar, 13th cent.

Incipit: بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم قال الفقير الى مولاه الغني به عمن سواه الواثق بالمتعالي عن الولد والوالد
Colophon:

Appears to be a complete copy in comparison with the author's autograph dated 700 AH (MS. Bodl. Or. 642).

Language(s): Persian, Arabic

References

For other copies, see Bodleian Ethé 1645-1649
GAL I 128

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff. 355
Dimensions (leaf): 27.6 × 17.2 cm.
Dimensions (written): 19.8 × 10.9 in.

Layout

Hand(s)

Naskh

Binding

Bound in blue leather over boards. Tooled design of mandorla and rays in centre with lined borders and petals

History

Origin: n.d.[9th century] AH; n.d. [15th century] CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Seal (dated 936/1529-30) of Muḥammad ibn al-Sharīf ʻAlī al-Baghdādī.

The collection of Mr. Simon Digby.

Donated to the Bodleian Libraries by the Trustees of the Simon Digby Memorial Charity, April 2015.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on handlist of Simon Digby with additional enhancements by the Fihrist team.

Availability

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures contact Bodleian Admissions). Contact specialcollections.enquiries@bodleian.ox.ac.uk for further information on the availability of this manuscript

Funding of Cataloguing

JISC


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