Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 191491 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of al-‘Umdah fī al-fiqh by Ibn Qudāmah, Muwaffaq al-Dīn ʻAbd Allāh ibn Aḥmad, 1147-1223
Incipit: الحمد لله اهل الحمد ومستحقه حمد يفضل على كل حمد كفضل الله على خلقه ... هذا كتاب في الفقه اختصرته حسب الامكان واقتصرت منه على قول واحد ليكون عمدة لقاريه ... باب احكام المياه خلق الماء طهورا ... يطهر من الاحداث والنجاسات

Language(s): Arabic


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: laid paper.
fol. 60 23.5 × 16.5 cm. 19.5 × 11 cm.



Clear naskhi hand. Text rubricated.


Origin: 1169 AH; 1756 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

in 20th century.

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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