Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 46974 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections

Contents

5 works by 3 authors on the subjects of Cosmography and Koran

1.

Ascribed on title page to Ibn al-Athīr, ʻIzz al-Dīn, 1160-1233

On the inside of the lower cover is a note on the Ms in the hand of J.S. King, Major Retired Indian Staff Corps, dated Sept. 1892

Incipit: الحمد لله رب الارباب منشی السحاب العالم بکل شی فلا یغزب عنه مثقال ذره فی السموات ولا فی الارض ولا اصغر من ذلک ولا اکبر الا فی کتاب ... وبعد فهذا ... کتاب یتصرف الناظر فیه بین جد وهزل ورقیق وجزل
Colophon: وافق الفراغ من كتابته ...عثمن بن احمد الحورانی ...نهار الجمعه ...رابع عشرین شوال الخیر سنه 969

Language(s): Arabic

References

2.
Incipit: هذا منتخب من عيون التواريخ لابن الجوزي رحمه الله قال علما التاریخ الارض کلها علی صخرة والصخرة منكبي ملك
Language(s): Arabic

References

3.
Incipit: قال بعضهم دخل ذو القرنين في الظلمات
Language(s): Arabic

References

4.
Incipit: هذا حديث ارم ذات العماد قال الله تعالى ارم ذات العماد التي لم يخلق مثلها في البلاد
Language(s): Arabic

References

5.
Incipit: انه قال في اخر خطبته قريب وفاته اتقوا ربكم
Language(s): Arabic

References

Physical Description

Form: codex
1b-163a f. 163b-165b f. 165b-169b f. 169b-174b f. 174b-201b f.
Dimensions (leaf): 27 × 17.5 cm.
Dimensions (written): 19.5 × 12.5 cm.

Layout

Hand(s)

Clear naskhi hand

History

Origin: 969 AH; 1562 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Ex libris Edward Heron-Allen

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".

Availability

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card for admissions procedures contact SOAS Archives and Special Collections Admissions. Contact docenquiry@soas.ac.uk for further information on the availability of this manuscript. Microfiche copy available for purchase from : Brill - IDC Publishers.


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