Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 44493 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections

Contents

1 copy of Kitāb al-Hidāyah by Marghīnānī, ʻAlī ibn Abī Bakr, d. 1196 or 7

A commentary on his own work on Hanafi law entitled Bidāyat al-mubtadiʼ بداية المبتئ

Vol.1 as far as Kitāb al-waqf. Preceded by a Fihrist. Marginal glosses.

Incipit: الحمد لله الذي اعلى معالم العلم واعلامه واظهر شعائر الشرع واحكامه ... وقد جري على الوعد في مبدا بداية المبتدي ان اشرحها بتوفيق الله تعالى شرحا ارسمه ... بكفاية المنتهي فشرعت فيه والوعد يسوغ بعض المساغ

Language(s): Arabic

References

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 313 f.
Dimensions (leaf): 26 × 17.5 cm.
Dimensions (written): 18.5 × 10.5 cm.

Layout

Hand(s)

Clear naskhi hand

History

Origin:

Provenance and Acquisition

Bequest of R.C. Reid

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Funding of Cataloguing

JISC


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