Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms_43256 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections


1 copy of al-Kāfī li-al-Kulaynī by Kulaynī, Muḥammad ibn Yaʻqūb, d. 941?

Collection of Shi'ah tradition. Second part: Kitāb al-Ṭahārah to Kitāb al-Ḥajj

Incipit: كتاب الطهارة باب طهور الماء حدثنى على بن ... ابراهيم بن هاشم عن ابيه ... قال قال رسول الله ... الماء يطهر ولا يطهر
Colophon: تم کتاب الحج من کتاب ...حسن بن محمد الشیرازی فی سنه 1051

Language(s): Arabic


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 328 f.
Dimensions (leaf): 25.5 × 16.5 cm.
Dimensions (written): 19 × 11.5 cm.



Clear naskhi hand


Origin: 1051 AH; 1641 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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