Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 65496 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Bahjat al-āfāq wa-īḍāḥ al-labs wa-al-ighlāq fī ʻilm al-ḥurūf wa-al-awfāq by Fullānī, Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad, -approximately 1741

Treatise on the magical use of the letters of the alphabet. Divided into muqaddimah, maqsad and khatimah. Lacking f. 101-130, 141-170

Incipit: الحمد لله الذي خلق الانسان وعلمه البيان والكتابة بالبنان ... وبعد فقد اطبق جميع من يعتد به ... من العقلاء بل حتى الجم الغفير من الاغبيا
Language(s): Arabic

References

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 119 f.
Dimensions (leaf): 22.5 × 15.5 cm.
Dimensions (written): 17 × 11 cm.

Layout

Hand(s)

Naskhi hand

History

Origin: 1178 AH; 1764 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by F. F. Mitchell

Availability

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Funding of Cataloguing

JISC


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