Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 47974 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

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Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Tārīkh al-Raqqah wa-man nazalahā min aṣḥāb Rasūl Allāh by Qushayrī, Muḥammad ibn Saʻīd, -945

Biographical dictionary in three parts of the Prophet Muhammad's companions, traditionalists and lawyers who cam from Raqqah. Transcribed from the copy preserved in the Public Library in Damascus. Bound with the volume are letters and postcards from L. Cheikho to A.G. Ellis

Incipit: اخبرنا الشيخ الجليل ... بدر الدين ابو الفدا عبد الرحيم ابن يوسف بن هبة الدين بن الطفيل قراءة عليه ونحن نسمع فى شوال ثالث عشر ربيع الاخر من سنة احدى وثلاثين وستماية /..؟/ قال اخبرنا الشيخ ابو الحسن المبارك بن عبد الجبار ابن احمد الصيرفى بمدينة دار السلام قبا قرات عليه من اصل سماعه ... ثنا سليمان ابن عطا عن ابيه عن من شهد عياض بن عتم حين بعثه ابو ... عبيدة ابن الجراح رضى الله عنه الر الرها
Colophon: يقول مصححه عبد الله الحموى...في خمسة عشر من شهر شول سنه 1325

Language(s): Arabic


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 68 f.
Dimensions (leaf): 24.5 × 17.5 cm.
Dimensions (written): 17.5 × 11 cm.



Modern naskhi/ruq'ah hand


Origin: 1325 AH; 1907 CE

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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