Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 96696 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of al-Iʻlām bi-muṣṭalaḥ al-shuhūd wa-al-ḥukkām by Ṭaraṣūṣī, Ibrāhīm ibn ʻAlī 1320-approximately 1356

Handbook for notories

Incipit: الحمد لله على ما الهم حمدا استزيد من انعامه فوق ما انعم ... وبعد فان معرفة الشروط فضيله لا يستغني عنها ورتبة جليلة لا للقاضي المنصوب لفصل ... القضاء منها ورايت همم الناس في زماننا
Colophon: تم الكاب....قبیل العصر نهار السبت ثانی عشر المحرم الحرام ...سنه اثنى وسبعين وتسعمايه على يد محمد بن محمد بن عبد اللطيف المجدلاوي
Language(s): Arabic


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 112 f.
Dimensions (leaf): 21 × 15 cm.
Dimensions (written): 14.5 × 10 cm.



Neat naskhi hand


Origin: 972 AH; 1564 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Gift of Prof. A. Guillaume

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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