Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 43259 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections


1 copy of al-Maḍmūn al-ṣaghīr by Ghazzālī, 1058-1111

A collection of responsa to theological questions

Incipit: الحمد لله واهب الفضل الجاعل لنا سبيلا الى درك ما غاب ... وبعد قال الامام حجة الاسلام زين الملة وخير الامة ... الغزالي ... فقد سئلت عن مسائل غامضة مضنونة على غير اهلها ... سئلت عن قوله تعالى فاذا سويته ونفخت فيه من روحي يعنى ما التسوية وما النفخ ... وما الروح فقلت التسوية فعل في محل قابل
Colophon: در ذی حجه سنه 1106

Language(s): Arabic


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 27 f.
Dimensions (leaf): 22 × 13 cm.
Dimensions (written): 14.5



Elegant naskhi hand


Origin: 1106 AH; 1695 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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