Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 46345 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

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Summary of Contents: 4 works by 2 authors on the subjects of Islamic astrology, Islamic magic, Islam, and Arabic poetry

A miscellany of which the first work is an astrological treatise in 24 babs. Incomplete at beginning

Language(s): Arabic



Includes 1: al-Daʻwah al-suhaylīyah الدعوة السهيلية by an unknown author and 2: Ḥizb al-luṭf حزب اللطف by Shādhilī, Abū al-Ḥasan ʻAlī ibn ʻAbd Allāh, ca. 1196-1258 شاذلي، ابوالحسن علي بن عبد الله

Incipit: 1. incip.: بسم الله مكوكب الافلاك مفرق بين العقل والادراك خلق الشمس فجعله ... منيرا وقدر القمر تقديرا خلق السماء فزينها بالنجوم 2. incip.: اللهم اجعل افضل الصلوات واتم البركات على سيدنا محمد افضل ... اهل الارضين والسموات وسلم عليه يا ربنا

Language(s): Arabic



Incomplete at end

Incipit: اعلم يرحمك الله ان ... التذكر من قول المولف امن تذكر مصدر تذكرته تذكرا ... فيحتمل ان يكون مطاوعا ذكرته كذا وكذا

}Commentary on Qaṣīdat al-Burdah ( قصیدة البرده ), properly al-Kawākib al-durrīyah ( الكواكب الدرية ), in praise of the Prophet by Būṣīrī, Sharaf al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Saʻīd, 1213?-1296?, بوصيری، شرف‌الدين محمد بن سعيد

Language(s): Arabic


Physical Description

Form: codex
1a-51a f. 51a-66a f. 66a-92a f. 92b-177b f.
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):



Maghribi hand

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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