Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 47781 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections

Contents

4 copies of Qiṣṣat Barṣīṣā by 2 authors

1.
Incipit: روي عن ابن عباس رضي الله عنهما فى قوله ... تعالى كمثل الشيطان اذ قال للانسان اكفر

A version in Arabic of the story of Barsisa, unfinished and interrupted by a commentary in Arabic.

Language(s): Arabic

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2.
Incipit: فلما ودعه قال له الابیص ان عندی دعوات اعلمها
Language(s): Arabic

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3.

A Swahili translation of the first Arabic version of the story

Language(s): Swahili

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4.

A Swahili translation of the second Arabic version of the story

Language(s): Swahili

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Physical Description

Form: codex
1a-4bf. 5a-65b f. 7b-9a f. 10a-11a f.
Dimensions (leaf): 33.5 × 20.5 cm.
Dimensions (written): 29 × 18 cm.

Layout

Hand(s)

Naskhi 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".

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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