Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 46341 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections


3 works by 2 authors on the subjects of Horsemanship, Falconry, and Veterinary medicine


Apparently the same as Paris 2825 ascribed to Aḥdab al-Rammāh ,Najm al-Dīn Ayyūb, 1238-1295 Transcribed from Gotha 2091

Incipit: الحمد لله الذي اعز اهل طاعته وكرمهم بالايمان وشرفهم بالقرآن وامرهم بالجهاد ... وبعد حمد الله على تواتر نعمه وترادف كرمه ... اعلم وفقك الله تعالى انا وجدنا اقوال الفرسان وآراء الشجعان فيها ... كثيرة متسعة فاخذنا من خير ما روينا عنهم عشرين بابا ... فمنها عشرة في الركوب ومنها عشرة ... في الوثوب وبدانا بالركوب
Language(s): Arabic


Gacek 165

Also known as Kitāb al-nuzah كتاب النزة

Incipit: بسم الله ... خليق بذوي العدل من الملوك الكرام السماحة والاكرام والهمم العظام الحسنى السياسات ان ... يكون التصيد والتقنص لهم من جميل العادات
Language(s): Arabic


Gacek 161

Transcribed from copy in Gotha. Incomplete. Interleaved Arabic-English vocabulary.

Incipit: اني وجدت الخيل عزا ظاهرا /../ تنجي من الغما ويكشفن الدجى
Language(s): Arabic


Gacek 160

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: wove paper laid glossy paper laid glossy paper
fol. 1-25 33 × 20 cm. 23 × 14 cm. fol. 26-36 33 × 20 cm. 23 × 14 cm. fol. 37-72 33 × 20 cm. 22.5 × 14 cm.



Naskhi Naskhi Naskhi




Origin: 1323 AH; 1906 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Bequest of Lt. Col. D.C. Phillott Gregorian

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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