Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 25736 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

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1 copy of Tarbiyat al-mu‘minīn by Nuʻmān ibn Muḥammad, Abū Ḥanīfah, d. 974

Commentary on author's own work on Ismaili fiqh and kalam entitled Daʻāʼim al-Islām دعائم الاسلام comprising parts 1-7

Incipit: الحمد لله مخرج الودق ومقدر الرزق وخالق العباد فى بطون امهاتهم خلقا من بعد خلق ... قد سمعتم ايها المومنون فيما تقدم كيف انتم تنقلون حالا بعد حال فى حدود الدين كانتقالكم في نشاة الخلق الظاهر ... وان خلق الدين مثله في الباطن
Colophon: فرغت من نساخرة هذه النسخة...سنه 1347 فی موضع جبلپور...عبد الحسین بن ملا هبة الله

Language(s): Arabic


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 304 f.
Dimensions (leaf): 21.5 × 13.5 cm.
Dimensions (written): 16.5 × 8.5 cm.



Irregular naskhi hand


Origin: 1347 AH; 1928 CE

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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