كتاب شرح فصوص قيصري.

Kitab-i Şerh-i Fusus-i Kaysarî.

Author
Uniform title
Format
  • Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
[1488]
Description
293 leaves : paper ; 256 x 180 (173 x 118) mm. bound to 260 x 186 mm.

Details

Subject(s)
Form/​Genre
Manuscripts, Arabic—15th century
Summary note
Commentary on Ibn al-ʻArabī's Fuṣūṣ al-ḥikam, with an introduction in 12 chapters which is sometimes found on its own and treated as a separate work under the title Maṭlaʻ khuṣūṣ al-kilam fī maʻānī Fuṣūṣ al-ḥikam.
Notes
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title (in Ottoman) from fol. 1b.
  • The copying was completed on the 7th of Ramaḍān 893 (1488) -- colophon (fol. 292a). Collation note on the margin of the same fol. partially missing due to paper damage: collation completed on the 3rd of Jumādá al-Ūlá [...]89, probably 989 (1581) by ... Muḥammad Shafīʻ.
  • 21 lines per page. Written in medium small naskh in black ink with use of red for rubrication. Text within a frame outlined in black ink filled with gold leaf and blue ink around it. Illuminated ʻunwān on fol. 1b made with gold leaf and blue, orange and yellow watercolors. Catchwords on the verso of each leaf. Some collation annotations in the margins throughout. Foliation in Western numerals in pencil. Few short inscriptions, several ownership statements dated variously 935, 1144, 1186, and 1226, and two obliterated seals on fol. 1a.
  • Incipit: الحمد لله الذى عين الاعيان بفيضه الاقدس الاقدم ... وبعد يقول ... داود بن محمود بن محمد الرومى القيصرى ... لما وفقنى الله تعالى وكشف على انوار اسراره
  • Explicit: والله يقول الحق بلسان الكاملين ويهدى سبيله المتوجهين اليه والطالبين وهو الموفق للرشاد ومنه المبدا واليه المعاد وهذا آخر ما اردنا بيانه والحمد لله على التوفيق والشكر لولى الحقايق والتحقيق
Binding note
Brown leather with tooled border design and central mandorla with pendants pasted on covers, all worn and partially missing. Some evidence that these were painted, possibly gilt. Doublures in lighter brown leather.
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, 2705.
  • Brockelmann, C. GAL, I, 572 (11, cmt. e)
  • Brockelmann, C. GAL, SI, 793 (12, cmt. d)
Other format(s)
  • Microfilm available for reproduction.
  • Also available in an electronic version.
Other title(s)
  • Sharḥ Fuṣūṣ al-ḥikam
  • Maṭlaʻ khuṣūṣ al-kalim fī maʻānī Fuṣūṣ al-ḥikam
  • Muṭṭalaʻ khuṣūṣ al-kilam fī maʻānī Fuṣūṣ al-ḥikam
  • Muṭṭalaʻ khuṣūṣ al-kalim fī maʻānī Fuṣūṣ al-ḥikam
  • شرح فصوص الحكم
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