Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Persian MS 234 (The John Rylands Library, The University of Manchester)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: A major work on religious obligations and moral duties, estracted from the author's Arabic work Iḥyā’ ‘Ulūm al-Dīn احياء علوم الدين. Contains the fourth rukn entitled munjiāt منجیات, devided into ten aṣl. The volume begins with the table of contents followed by the text of the first asl.:

Volume IV of 4. Unanimously written by the same hand.

Incipit: (beginning) اصل اول اندر توبه و بیرون آمدن از مظالم است اصل دوم 631 (این عدد که شماره صفحه است بعدأ و بخطی دیگر در بالای اصل دوم که به شنگرف نوشته شده افزوده شده است) ...اندرشکر و صبر است
Language(s): Persian
1r (305)
Title: aṣl 1
Title: اندر توبه و بیرون آمدن از مظالم
Incipit: (beginning) الخ ...و انکه توبه و بازگشتن بحق تعالی اول قدم مریدانست و بدایت راه سالکانست و هیچ آدمی را از این چاره نیست...
12r (316)
Title: aṣl 2
Title: علاج شهوت و شکم و فرح است وشره آن
23r (218)
Title: aṣl 3
Title: علاج شرط سخن و آفت زبان
36v (233)
Title: aṣl 4
Title: علاج بیماری خشم و حسد و حقد
43r (240)
Title: aṣl 5
Title: علاج دوستی دنیا
48v (245)
Title: aṣl 6
Title: علاج دوستی مال و آفت بخل
63r (260)
Title: aṣl 7
Title: علاج دوستی جاه و حشمت
69r (265)
Title: aṣl 8
Title: علاج ریا و نفاق در عبادت
84r (280)
Title: aṣl 9
Title: اندرعلاج کبر و عجب
97v (293)
Title: aṣl 10
Title: علاج غرور و غفلت
1v (196)
Title: aṣl 1
Title: اندر ریاضت نفس و طهارت از خوی بد
14r (209)
Title: aṣl 2
Title: علاج شهوت و شکم و فرح است وشره آن
23r (218)
Title: aṣl 3
Title: علاج شرط سخن و آفت زبان
36v (233)
Title: aṣl 4
Title: علاج بیماری خشم و حسد و حقد
43r (240)
Title: aṣl 5
Title: علاج دوستی دنیا
48v (245)
Title: aṣl 6
Title: علاج دوستی مال و آفت بخل
63r (260)
Title: aṣl 7
Title: علاج دوستی جاه و حشمت
69r (265)
Title: aṣl 8
Title: علاج ریا و نفاق در عبادت
84r (280)
Title: aṣl 9
Title: اندرعلاج کبر و عجب
97v (293)
Title: aṣl 10
Title: علاج غرور و غفلت

References

Volume I Persian MS 231 volume II Persian MS 232, volume III Persian MS 233

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 128 folios, 2 fly leaves.
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):
Foliation:

Folioed with Arabic figures, 305-433, some folios missing or misarranged in binding. Arabic folio 431 (present folio 121) is wrongly placed between 424 and 425.

Layout

Hand(s)

Binding

History

Origin:

Provenance and Acquisition

Formerly part of the collection of the Persian scholar Nathaniel Bland (1803-1865). Bland’s oriental manuscripts were sold through Bernard Quaritch in 1866 to Alexander Lindsay, 25th Earl of Crawford.

Purchased by Enriqueta Rylands, on behalf of the John Rylands Library, in 1901 from James Ludovic Lindsay, 26th Earl of Crawford.

Record Sources

Bibliographical description based on an index created by Reza Navabpour circa 1993. Identification of provenance based on manuscript catalogue by Michael Kerney, circa 1890s.

Availability

The manuscript is available for consultation by any accredited reader, see Becoming a Reader for details. Please contact uml.special-collections@manchester.ac.uk for further information on the availability of this manuscript.

Funding of Cataloguing

Iran Heritage Foundation and The John Rylands Research Institute


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