Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 204478 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Sharḥ al-muʻallaqāt al-sabʻ li-al-Zawzanī by Zawzanī, Ḥusayn ibn Aḥmad, d. 1093 or 4
Incipit: قال القاضى الامام السيد ابو عبد الله الحسين بن احمد الزوزنى هذا شرح القصائد السبع امليته على حد الايجاز والاختصار على حسب ما اقترح على مستعينا بالله على اتمامه ذكر رواة ائمة العرب ان امرء القيس ... بن حجر بن عمرو الكندى كان يعشق عنيزة
Colophon: بید...اسمعیل بن علی اوربکی فی مدرسة قواله...سنة اربع وسبعين ومأتين والف في شعبان الشريف

Language(s): Arabic


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 117 f.
Dimensions (leaf): 22.5 × 15 cm.
Dimensions (written): 16.5 × 9.5 cm.



Elegant naskhi hand


Origin: 1274 AH; 1857 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Prof. A.S. Tritton

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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