Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 44491 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of al-Sabʻīyāt fī mawāʻiẓ al-barīyāt by Hamadānī, Abū Naṣr Muḥammad, fl. bef. 1493

First folio is damaged

Incipit: ... الحمد لله الملك الجبار العزيز الغفار المهيمز الستار قال الشيخ الامام ... ابو منصور محمد بنعبد الرحمن الهمداني اعلم ان ... الخالق الباري جلت قدرته وعلت كلمته

A mystical treatise on the number seven

Language(s): Arabic


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 82 f.
Dimensions (leaf): 19.5 × 13 cm.
Dimensions (written): 15.5



Clear naskhi hand


Provenance and Acquisition

Bequest of R.C. Reid

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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