Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Qq. 211 (University Library, Cambridge University)

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Summary of Contents: The manuscript comprises eight separate treatises. The first is a commentary of al-Qaṣīdah al-munfarijah, القصيدة المنفرجة of Ibn al-Naḥwī, Yūsuf ibn Muḥammad, ابن النحوي، يوسف بن محمد . The fourth treatise is a commentary of the Lāmīyat al-ʻAjam, لامية العجم of al-Ṭughrāʾī, al-Ḥusayn ibn ʻAlī, 1061 or 2-1121?, الطغرائي، الحسين بن علي The fifth treatise is the famous Ajurrūmīyah with the commentary of Burhān al-Dīn Abū Isḥāq Ibrāhīm al-Buḥayrī al-Mālikī al-Azharī, برهان الدين ابو اسحاق ابراهيم البحيري المالكي الازهري
1. ff. 1-8

Language(s): Persian


Commentary of al-Qaṣīdah al-munfarijah القصيدة المنفرجة of Ibn al-Naḥwī, Yūsuf ibn Muḥammad, ca. 1041-1119 or 20 ابن النحوي، يوسف بن محمد

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 174 folios.
Dimensions (leaf): 19.6 × 14.1 cm.
Dimensions (written):


21 lines per page.



Origin: 1056 AH; 1646 CE 1047 AH; 1636 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Bequest of J.L. Burckhardt (1784-1817) in 1819.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on E. G. Browne: A hand-list of the Muhammadan manuscripts, including all those written in the Arabic character, preserved in the Library of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1900. abbreviated by the OCIMCO project team.


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