شرح مجمع البحرين

[Sharḥ Majmaʻ al-Baḥrayn].

Author
Format
  • Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
[ 1454]
Description
265 leaves: paper ; 270 x 175 (200 x 135) mm. bound to 275 x 175 mm.

Details

Subject(s)
Form/​Genre
Manuscripts, Arabic—15th century
Summary note
Commentary on Majmaʻ al-Baḥrayn by Ibn al-Sāʻātī (d. 696/1296), a compendium on Ḥanafī law, based on the Mukhtaṣar by al-Qudūrī (d. 428/1037) and the Manẓūmah by al-Nasafī (d. 537/1142). The beginning of the text is supplied by a later hand.
Notes
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title supplied by cataloger. Title on tail of text block: "Majmaʻ al-Baḥrayn".
  • Incipit: يا من لا يحوط كماله كماله يطاق وصف الفصحاء ولا ينوط بادراك ادراكه افكار فحول الفضلاء نحمدك ... وبعد يقول الضعيف ... عبد اللطيف بن عبد العزيز بن امين الدين ختم الله بالخير عمله ... ان بعض اخوانى وخلص خلانى فى اثنا الصحبة من البين قالوا ان مجمع البحرين كتاب بديع ... الحمد لله ابتدا المص فى اول تصنيفه بالتحميد اقتدا بكتاب الله تعالى الحميد
  • Beginning of original copy (fol. 15b): وهى اصح لان الماء لا يعطى له حكم الاستعمال قبل الانعصال فلا يكون باول الملاقاة
  • Explicit: واجازها محمد حملا لكلامه اى الصرف الى مصالحه تصحيحا له هذا آخر الكلام الحمد لله على التمام ولرسوله افضل السلام تم الكتاب بعون الله الملك الوهاب
  • Physical description: 33 lines per page. Written in medium small nash? in black ink with use of red for headings and to overline the commented text. Fol. 1-15 are later additions and replacement, with the beginning of the text on fol. 4b-15a. Fol. 15 is pasted on the recto of an original leaf. On fol. 1a-2a: Table of contents, entitled "Fihrist Majmaʻ al-Baḥrayn ṣāḥibuhu Munlā Ḥusayn ʻalayhi shifāʻāt Sayyid al-kawnayn", fol. 2a). On fol. 2b-3a: Short texts in Arabic and Ottoman Turkish, the first entitled "Duʻāʼ al-nikāḥ". Fol. 3 was pasted on the recto of fol. 4. The two leaves are now separated, revealing a table of contents on fol. 4a. Several inscriptions in Arabic on the pastedown of the upper cover, including short excerpts of various texts.
  • Inscription in Roman script on a spine label: "A 126" (repeated on a label pasted on the pastedown of the upper cover and in an inscription in pencil in the same place). Several inscriptions on the pastedown of the upper cover: "265 Bl." ( in Western script in pencil) ; "Raqm 765" (in Arabic script, in red pencil). Title in Arabic script on a label pasted on the upper cover (partly wanting; inverted).
  • Origin: Copy completed in 858 H. by Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad, known as Ibn Qarāmān? (colophon, fol. 265b).
Binding note
Brown leather over paper pasteboards for upper and lower covers. Two fillets border with a central obloid stamp.
Provenance
Erased impression of a seal in purple ink on fol. 2a. Inscription in Ottoman Turkish after the colophon, dated 1109 H. [1697-8] (fol. 265b). Acquired from Abraham Shalom Yahuda, 1942.
Source acquisition
Gift ; Robert Garrett, Class of 1897 ; 1942.
References
  • Mach, R. Yahuda, 1057
  • Brockelmann, C. GAL, I, 383 (49/1. Cmtre c) ; SI
Other format(s)
  • Microfilm negative available for reproduction.
  • Also available in an electronic version.
Other title(s)
  • Duʻāʼ al-nikāḥ
  • دعاء النكاح
OCLC
144781485
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