كتاب الاسئلة السبعة ؛ شد الاثواب في سد الابواب

Kitāb al-asʼilah al-sabʻah ; Shadd al-athwāb fī sadd al-abwāb ... [etc.].

Author
Uniform title
Format
  • Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
[between 1715 and 1722]
Description
ii, 122, ii leaves: paper ; 220 x 160 (160 x 105) mm. bound to 220 x 160 mm.

Details

Subject(s)
Form/​Genre
Manuscripts, Arabic—18th century
Contains
Summary note
Collection of fifteen short treatises by al-Suyūṭī.
Notes
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title provided by cataloger.
  • 17 lines per page (Text 9: 25 lines per page). Written in medium small naskh(?) in black ink with use of red. Dark cream glazed European paper with watermark. Fol. 115-122 on a clearer glazed European paper with watermark, apparently from another hand. Foliation in black ink using Arabic numerals. Table of contents on fol. IIa. Inscription in Arabic script on a label pasted on the upper cover: "Mujammaʻ 6". Inscription in Arabic script on a label pasted on the pastedown of the upper cover: "504/2 Ḥāʼ".
  • Copied by Khulūṣ Darwīsh Ḥasan ibn ʻAlī ibn Muḥammad ibn Muḥarram ibn Ḥasan Faqīh ibn Zafar Faqīh al-Junaydī(?) al-Ḥanafī al-Khilwatī al-Ṭūpkhānūʼī (fol. 5b, 6a, 13a, 26a, 28b, 33a, 36a, 38b, 43b, 64a, 71a, 94b, 102a, 114b). Copy of Text 1 completed on Yawm al-Jumʻah(?) 21 Muḥarram 1127 [January 27, 1715] (colophon, fol. 5b). Copy of Text 2 completed on Yawm al-Aḥad(?) 23 Muḥarram 1127 [January 29, 1715] (colophon, fol. 13a). Copy of Texts 3 and 4 completed on 6 Ṣafar 1127 [February 11, 1715] (colophons, fol. 26a and 28b). Copy of Text 5 completed on 8 Ṣafar 1127 [February 13, 1715] (colophon, fol. 33a). Copy of Texts 6 and 7 completed on 9 Ṣafar 1127 [February 14, 1715] (colophons, fol. 36a and 38b). Copy of Text 8 completed on 22 Shaʻbān 1132 [June 29, 1720] (colophon, fol. 43b). Copy of Text 9 completed on 6 Shawwāl 1134 [July 20, 1722] (colophon, fol. 54a). Copy of Text 10 started on Wednesday [10 Muḥarram] ("yawm ʻĀshūrá") 1127 [January 16, 1715] (title page, fol. 55a) and completed on 14 Muḥarram 1127 [January 20, 1715] (colophon, fol. 64a). Copy of Text 11 completed 26 Dhū al-Ḥijjah 1126 [January 2, 1715] (colophon, fol. 71a). Copy of Text 12 completed on Wednesday [10 Muḥarram] ("yawm ʻĀshūrá") 1127 [January 16, 1715] (colophon, fol. 94b). Copy of Text 13 completed on 17 Muḥarram 1127 [January 23, 1715] (colophon, fol. 102a). Copy of Text 14 completed on 20 Muḥarram 1127 [January 26, 1715] (colophon, fol. 114b). Often, the day of the week mentioned in the colophons does not seem to correspond to the date given.
  • Collation: Paper, fol. ii, 122, ii ; ii (endleaves on glazed European paper with watermark, with table of contents on fol. IIa) + 1-4¹⁰ 5¹⁴ 6-11¹⁰ 12⁸ + ii ; catchword on the verso of each leaf.
Binding note
Marbled paper pasted on stiffened brown leather for upper and lower covers. Yellow paper pastedowns.
Contents
  • 1. fol. I: [Blank].
  • 2. fol. IIa: [Table of contents].
  • 3. fol. 1a-5b (Text 1): Kitāb al-asʼilah al-sabʻah fī aḥwāl al-mawtá wa-al-jawāb ʻanhā / lil-Jalāl al-Dīn ʻAbd al-Raḥmān al-Suyūṭī al-Shāfiʻī.
  • 4. fol. 6a-13a (Text 2): Kitāb Shadd al-athwāb fī sadd al-abwāb / li-Khātimat al-ḥuffāẓ wa-al-mudaqqiqīn Jalāl al-ḥaqq wa-al-millah wa-al-dīn ʻAbd al-Raḥmān al-Suyūṭī al-Shāfiʻī.
  • 5. fol. 13b: [Blank].
  • 6. fol. 14a-26a (Text 3): Kitāb Qaṭf al-azhār al-mutanāthirah fī al-akhbār al-mutawātirah / lil-ʻAllāmah khātim al-ḥuffāẓ Jalāl al-ḥaqq wa-al-sharīʻah wa-al-dīn ʻAbd al-Raḥmān al-Suyūṭī al-Shāfiʻī.
  • 7. fol. 26b: [Blank].
  • 8. fol. 27a-28b (Text 4): Arbaʻūn ḥadīth fī al-aḥkām al-sharʻīyah wa-faḍāʼil al-aʻmāl wa-al-zuhd / jamaʻa al-ʻAllāmah khātim al-ḥuffāẓ Jalāl al-Dīn ʻAbd al-Raḥmān al-Suyūṭī al-Shāfiʻī [Title in Table of contents: "Ḥadīth al-arbaʻīn fī aḥkām al-sharīʻah"].
  • 9. fol. 29a-33a (Text 5): Kitāb Qawl al-faṣīḥ fī taʻyīn al-dhabīḥ / lil-Imām al-humām Jalāl al-Dīn ʻAbd al-Raḥmān al-Suyūṭī.
  • 10. fol. 33b: [Blank].
  • 11. fol. 34a-36a (Text 6): al-Ḥaẓẓ al-wāfir min al-maghnam fī istidrāk al-kāfir idhā aslama / lil-ʻAllāmah Jalāl al-Dīn ʻAbd al-Raḥmān al-Suyūṭī al-Shāfiʻī.
  • 12. fol. 36b: [Blank].
  • 13. fol. 37a-38b (Text 7): Kitāb al-Qudhādhah fī taḥqīq maḥall al-istiʻādhah / lil-ʻAllāmah khātimat al-ḥuffāẓ Jalāl al-Dīn ʻAbd al-Raḥmān al-Suyūṭī al-Shāfiʻī.
  • 14. fol. 39a-43b (Text 8): Kitāb Natījat al-fikr fī al-jahr bi-al-dhikr / li-Mawlānā khātimat al-ḥuffāẓ Jalāl al-Dīn ʻAbd al-Raḥmān al-Suyūṭī.
  • 15. fol. 44a-54a (Text 9): Kitāb Tanwīr al-ḥalak fī imk[ān] ruʼyat al-nabī wa-al-malak / lil-Imām Khātim[--] Jalāl al-Dīn ʻAbd al-Raḥmān al-Suyū[ṭī] [Title in Table of contents: "Kitāb al-Ḥalak fī imkān ruʼyat al-nabī wa-al-malak"].
  • 16. fol. 54b: [Blank].
  • 17. fol. 55a-64a (Text 10): al-Maqāmah al-sundusīyah fī īmān abaway khayr al-barīyah / li-Khātimat al-ḥuffāẓ Jalāl al-Dīn ʻAbd al-Raḥmān al-Suyūṭī al-Shāfiʻī.
  • 18. fol. 64b: [Blank].
  • 19. fol. 65a-71a (Text 11): al-Maqāmah al-yāqūtīyah / taʼlīf khātimat al-ḥuffāẓ Jalāl al-Dīn Abū al-Faḍl ʻAbd al-Raḥmān al-Suyūṭī.
  • 20. fol. 71a-94b (Text 12): Kitāb al-Fawāʼid al-kāminah fī īmān al-sayyidah Āminah, wa-yusammá ayḍan al-Taʻẓīm wa-al-minnah fī anna abaway al-Nabī fī al-jannah / lil-ʻAllāmah Jalāl al-Dīn ʻAbd al-Raḥmān al-Suyūṭī.
  • 21. fol. 95a-102a (Text 13): Kitāb Tanbiʼat al-ghabī fī tabriʼat Ibn ʻArabī al-maʻrūd bi-Shaykh al-akbar Muḥyī al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn ʻAlī al-ʻArabī al-Khātimī al-Ṭāʼī al-Andalusī al-Maghribī / taʼlīf Jalāl al-Dīn ʻAbd al-Raḥmān al-Suyūṭī al-Shāfiʻī.
  • 22. fol. 102b: [Blank].
  • 23. fol. 103a-114b (Text 14): Kitāb al-Iʻlām fī ḥukm ʻĪsá ʻalayhi al-ṣalāh wa-al-salām / taʼlīf Jalāl al-Dīn al-Imām ʻAbd al-Raḥmān al-Suyūṭī al-Shāfiʻī.
  • 24. fol. 115a: [Blank].
  • 25. fol. 115b-122a (Text 15): Risālat al-amānī fī uṣūl al-tahānī / lil-Jalāl al-Suyūṭī [Title in Table of contents: "Kitāb Wuṣūl al-amānī bi-uṣūl al-tahānī"].
Provenance
From the books of Aḥmad Najīb [19th cent.] (fol. IIa). Acquired from Abraham Shalom Yahuda, 1942.
Source acquisition
Gift ; Robert Garrett, Class of 1897 ; 1942.
References
  • Mach, R. Yahuda, 122, 662, 725, 799, 1684, 2043, 2546, 2548, 2925, 4342, 4398, 4574, 4577, 4708, 5095
  • Iqbāl, A. al-Shirqāwī. Maktabat al-Jalāl al-Suyūṭī (1977), no. 28, 202, 209, 277, 345, 387, 500, 506, 509, 522, 566, , 637/23, 367/35, 668, 718
  • Shaybānī, M. Dalīl makhṭūṭāt al-Suyūṭī (1995), no. 61, 149, 190, 229, 236, 260, 338, 419, 443, 525, 539, 592
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77528597
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