Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 41880 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections


1 copy of al-Budūr al-sāfirah fī umūr al-ākhirah by Suyūṭī, 1445-1505

A treatise on eschatology. Preceded by a fihrist.

Incipit: قال الشيخ الامام ... جلال الدين ... السيوطي الحمد لله الذى خلق السموات والارض وجعل الظلمات ... والنور ... وبعد فهذا ما تقدم الوعد به فى خطبة كتاب ... البرزخ من كتاب شاف فى علوم الاخرة
Colophon: تمت هذه النسخة...بید...عبد الحي بن الشيخ عبد الرحمن البيدي الهوقلي

Language(s): Arabic


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 775 f.
Dimensions (leaf): 20.5 × 16 cm.
Dimensions (written): 12.5 × 8.5 cm.



Neat naskhi hand


Provenance and Acquisition


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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