صدر الشريعة.

Ṣadr al-Sharīʻah.

Author
Uniform title
Format
  • Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
[1566]
Description
233 leaves : paper ; 285 x 190 (180 x 105) mm. bound to 285 x 193 mm.

Details

Subject(s)
Form/​Genre
Manuscripts, Arabic—16th century
Summary note
A commentary on Wiqāyat al-riwāyah fī masāʼil al-Hidāyah, a work on fiqh by the author's grandfather, Maḥmūd ibn Ṣadr al-Sharīʻah al-Maḥbūbī (d. 1274 or 5). As for the work itself, Wiqāyat al-riwāyah is an epitome of the work called al-Hidāyah by ʻAlī ibn Abī Bakr al-Marghīnānī (d. 1196 or 7).
Notes
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title from fol. 1a.
  • Copy completed on the 5th of Shawwāl 973 (1566) -- colophon (fol. 227a).
  • 15 lines per page, up to and including fol. 143, the rest being written (in a very similar script and style) later as a replacement and the text has 21 lines per page. Written in elegant medium small nastaʻlīq in black ink with use of red for rubrication. Catchwords on the verso of each leaf. Foliation in Arabic numerals in black ink. Several different kinds of glazed European paper. Fol. 4a has a table of contents in black and red ink. A number of short inscriptions in later hands on ff.3a, 3b and 4a. Several faint rectangular ownership seals on ff. 4a-4b.
  • Incipit: يقول العبد المتوسل الى الله تعالى باقوى الذريعة عبيد الله بن مسعود بن تاج الشريعة ... هذا حل المواضع المغلقة من قاوية الرواية في مسائل الهداية
  • Explicit: ومع ذلك يباح التناول اعتمادا على الغايب تمت بعون الله وحسن التوفيق
Binding note
Dark green paper over pasteboard on covers with brown leather on spine (evidence of previous all leather binding). Endleaves in high gloss dark burgundy paper.
Language(s)
Arabic.
Provenance
  • Ownership statement in the name of Ahmet Efendi on fol. 4a.
  • Ownership signature in gold glitter ink, accompanied by a circular ownership seal, in the name of Seyyid Mustafa Sunullah on fol. 4a.
  • Originally acquired by Robert Garrett from Abraham Shalom Yahuda ; 1942.
Source acquisition
Gift ; Robert Garrett, Class of 1897 ; 1942.
References
  • Mach, R. Yahuda, 1026
  • Brockelmann, C. GAL, I, 468 (I, cmt. a)
  • Brockelmann, C. GAL, SI, 646
Other title(s)
  • Ḥall al-mawāḍiʻ al-mughlaqah min Wiqāyat al-riwāyah fī masāʼil al-Hidāyah
  • حل المواضع المغلقة من وقاية الرواية في مسائل الهداية
OCLC
76170424
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