Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 12145 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of al-Muqaddimah al-Ḥaḍramīyah by Bāfaḍl al-Ḥaḍramī, ʻAbd Allāh ibn ʻAbd al-Raḥmān 1446 or 1447-1512 or 1513

A compendium of Shafi jurisprudence with an interlinear translation in the Palembang dialect of Malay

Incipit: الحمد لله الذي فرض علينا تعلم شرائع الاسلام ومعرفة صحيح المعاملة وفاسدها لتعريف الحلال والحرام وبعد فهذا مختصر لا بد لكل مسلم من معرفة مثله ... ... فتعين الاهتمام به واشاعته

Language(s): Arabic and Malay


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 122 f.
Dimensions (leaf): 20.5 × 16.5 cm.
Dimensions (written): 13 × 9.5 cm.



Clear vocalised naskhi hand


Provenance and Acquisition

Bequest of Marsden

Record Sources

"Manuscript description based on Adam Gacek : Catalogue of the Arabic manuscripts in the Library of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 1981".


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