هذا كتاب مواقع النجوم / للشيخ ابن العربي.

Hādhā kitāb mawāqiʻ al-nujūm / lil-Shaykh Ibn al-ʻArabī.

Author
Uniform title
Format
  • Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
[16--?]
Description
186 leaves : paper ; 208 x 126 (116 x 58) mm. bound to 208 x 126 mm.

Details

Subject(s)
Form/​Genre
Manuscripts, Arabic
Summary note
A treatise in the precepts of Islamic mysticism composed in 1199 in Almeria and written in the form of advice to Ibn al-ʻArabī's disciple ʻAlī bin Badr al-Ḥabashī, to whom it is dedicated.
Notes
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title from fol. 1a.
  • 19 lines per page. Written in elegant small naskh in black ink with use of red. Glazed European paper. Catchwords on the verso of each folio. Foliation in pencil in Western numerals. Evidence of gold glitter applied over the ink of the title. Line "wa-Fuṣūs al-ḥikam" at the end of the title, in a similar hand but faint. Two ownership statements on fol. 1a, one in the name of Maḥmūd Fayḍī al-ʻImādī al-Shāfiʻī al-Qādirī , and the other in the name of Aḥmad Najīb bin Aḥmad Ṭāhir, in silver glitter ink, dated Jā. 1283 (1866).
  • Incipit: الحمد لله الحي القيوم المقسم بمواقع النجوم ... اما بعد فيا ذا العقل السليم والمتصف باوصاف الكمال والتتميم
  • Explicit: الدرة البيضآء موصلنا الي نيل هذه المقامات العلية القدسية بالتسليم والتفويض بموارد القضآء والحمد لله رب العالمين ولا حول ولا قوة الا بالله العلي العظيم وحسبنا الله فى كل موطن كملت المواقع بحمد الله وعونه
Binding note
Brown leather with gold tooled mandorlas with pendants in the center, and gold roll and fillets on the borders of upper and lower covers. Spine and cover edges repaired in different light brown leather. Leather doublures with double gold fillet around the edges. Label on upper cover: "Taṣawwuf 101".
Language(s)
Arabic.
Provenance
Originally acquired by Robert Garrett from Abraham Shalom Yahuda ; 1942.
Source acquisition
Gift ; Robert Garrett, Class of 1897 ; 1942.
References
  • Mach, R. Yahuda, 2712.
  • Brockelmann, C. GAL, I, 574 (18)
  • Brockelmann, C. GAL, SI, 795 (19)
Other format(s)
  • Microfilm available for reproduction.
  • Also available in an electronic version.
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