Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 47976 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Qurrat al-ʻuyūn bi-akhbār al-Yaman al-maymūn by Ibn al-Daybaʻ, ʻAbd al-Raḥmān ibn ʻAlī, 1461-1537
Incipit: الحمد لله الذي خص قطر اليمن الميمون بالايمان دون ساير الاقطار ... اما بعد فان علم التاريخ علم ... عظيم المقدار رفيع المنار
Colophon: وكان الفراغ منه نساخته هذا التاريخ المبارك عصر يوم الخميس ثمانيه وعشرين شهر الحجه سنه 1289 بخط محمد بن يحيى امين قشاعه

Language(s): Arabic


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 150 f.
Dimensions (leaf): 25.5 × 18 cm.
Dimensions (written): 17 × 9.5 cm.



Clear naskhi hand


Origin: 1289 AH; 1872 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

in 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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