Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 380849 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections

Contents

Summary of Contents: 5 works by 4 authors on the subjects of Islamic poetry, Arabic poetry, Shīʻah, Persian language, Arabic language, Prosody, and Qasidas
1.

A commentary on al-Qasị̄dah al-ʻaynīyah, of Sayyid al-Ḥimyarī, Ismāʻil ibn Muḥammad, 723-789 سيد الحميري، اسماعيل بم محمد

Incipit: اما بعد بدانکه ...شیخ فخر الدین رماحی در کتاب موسوم بمنتخب فی جمع مراثی وخطب روایۀ نمود از فضیل بن عبد ربه
Language(s): Persian
2.

Poetry. Lithographed text. Beirut, 1304

Incipit: نفس عن الحب ما حادت ولا غفلت بأي ذنب وقاك الله قد فتلت
Language(s): Arabic
3.

A short work on prosody

Incipit: بدانکه میزان بیت مرکبست از ارکان و ارکان مرکبست از اصول
Colophon: تم الكتاب المسمى بشرح العروض
Language(s): Persian
4.

Introduction to a Persian dictionary on Persian grammar

Incipit: ای راه نما بهر زبان در افواه از نام تو بردند زبانها بتو راه
Language(s): Persian
5.

A short work on rhyme

Incipit: اعلم ان القوافی علم شریف بنسبة الی العروض
Colophon: تم الكتاب المسمى بشرح العروض
Language(s): Arabic

Physical Description

Form: codex
18 f. 26 f. 6 f. 14 f. 4 f.
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):

Layout

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq

History

Origin: 1262 AH; 1846 CE 1304 AH; 1886 CE 1257 AH; 1841 CE

Availability

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Subjects

  • Islamic poetry, Arabic
  • Arabic poetry--622-750
  • Shīʻah
  • Persian language--Grammar
  • Arabic language--Versification--Early works to 1800
  • Persian language--Versification
  • Prosody
  • Qasidas
  • Arabic poetry

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