زبدة الاسرار في شرح مختصر المنار

Zubdat al-asrār fī sharḥ Mukhtaṣar al-Manār.

Author
Format
  • Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
[1799 or 1800]
Description
56 leaves: paper ; 234 x 145 (175 x 70) mm. bound to 234 x 150 mm.

Details

Subject(s)
Summary note
Commentary on the shorter version of the abridgment by Ibn Ḥabīb (d. 807/1405) of Manār al-anwār fī uṣūl al-fiqh by al-Nasafī (d. 710/1310).
Notes
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title from preamble of text (fol. 2a, l. 5-6).
  • Physical description: 21 lines per page. Written in medium large nastaʻlīq in black ink with use of red, mainly to overline the commented text. The text is framed within a single red line (double on fol. 1b-2a). European paper with watermark. Ḥāshiyah and short excerpts from Sharḥ ʻalá al-Mughnī, Ibn Malik, Shaykh Zade, etc. on the margin, apparently in the same hand as the main text. Entry on this text from Kashf al-ẓunūn on fol. 1a by a later hand. Title on tail of text block (hardly legible). Modern foliation in pencil using Western numerals (omits the first fol.).
  • Inscription in Arabic script on a label pasted on the upper cover: "Uṣūl 57". Inscription in Arabic script on a label pasted on the pastedown of the upper cover: "721/2 Ḥ". Inscription in Arabic script on the pastedown of the lower cover: "Sharḥ 25".
  • Collation: Paper, fol. 56 ; 1¹⁰ (+1, before fol. 1, fly-leaf) 2-5¹⁰ 6⁴ (+1 at end of quire, fly-leaf) ; the last words of the verso are repeated on the next recto.
  • Origin: According to colophon, copy completed in 1214 H. [1799 or 1800] (fol. 53a).
  • Incipit: لك الحمد يا منزل القران بوجوه النظم ووجوه البنيان ولك المجد يا مسيل الفرقان ... اما بعد فيقول العبد المحتاج ابو الثناء احمد بن محمد ابى البركات الريلر ثم السيواسى لمّا قرا عليّ بعض الاخوان الذى لا يسعنى مخالفة ... [2أ] ... قال المصنف رحمة الله عليه الحمد لله الحمد هو الثنآء على الجميل الاختيارى من نعمة او غيرها
  • Explicit: والبرهان نظيرها اى نظير الحجة وكذا البينة والعرفان ما اشتهر [53أ] ما اشتهر بشهادات العقول وتلقتة الطبايع السليمة بالقبول والعادة ما استمر الناس عليه وعاودوه مرة بعد اخرى تم الكتاب بعون الله الملك الوهاب
Binding note
Quarter bound with flap in dark brown leather and marbled paper. Yellow paper pastedowns. Spine and fore-edge flap damaged.
Provenance
Two impressions of the same stamp on the margin of the colophon (fol. 53a). Acquired from Abraham Shalom Yahuda, 1942.
Source acquisition
Gift ; Robert Garrett, Class of 1897 ; 1942.
References
  • Mach, R. Yahuda, 912
  • Brockelmann, C. GAL, SII, 90 (17/1. Cmt. b)
Other format(s)
  • Microfilm negative available for reproduction.
  • Also available in an electronic version.
Other title(s)
شرح مختصر المنار
Title by later hand on fol. 1a
  • Sharḥ Mukhtaṣar al-Manār
OCLC
180705650
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