المستصفى شرح النافع

al-Mustaṣfá sharḥ al-Nāfiʻ.

Author
Uniform title
Format
  • Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
[1304]
Description
i, 245, i leaves: paper ; 290 x 175 (245 x 145) mm. bound to 290 x 190 mm.

Details

Subject(s)
Form/​Genre
Manuscripts, Arabic—14th century
Summary note
Commentary on al-Fiqh al-nāfiʻ by Muḥammad ibn Yūsuf al-Samarqandī.
Notes
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title from rubric on fol. 1a.
  • Physical description: Fol. 5-89 and 119-245 written in thick medium small naskh in black ink, with 29 lines per page (250 x 140 mm.), on dark cream paper, hardly translucid, with laid lines and pulp visible. Fol. 91-118 written in small naskh in black ink with use of red, with 27 lines per page (195 x 125 mm.), on cream paper with laid and chain lines visible. Collation notes on the margin. . Fol. 4 is a later replacement. According to catchword and foliation in black ink in Arabic numerals, several leaves missing between fol. 4 and 5 (fol. 5 is numbered "12" in the foliation in Arabic numerals). Fol. 58 (65 in the foliation in Arabic) is the beginning of the ninth quire. Several inscriptions on fol. 1a, including ownership statements and a table of contents. Stained with water, with loss of text.
  • Label pasted on upper cover with illegible inscription. Inscription in Arabic script on a label pasted on the pastedown of the upper cover: "Ḥ 506". Inscription in Arabic script on fol. 1a, reading: "Numrah 9".
  • Origin: According to colophon, copy completed by Burhān ibn Ismāʻīl Shaykh ibn QYMS(?) Ḥājjī al--ūR-āṭī on Wednesday, the first night (ghurrah) of Dhū al-Ḥijjah 703 [July 1304] (fol. 245b).
  • Copyist: Burhān ibn Ismāʻīl Shaykh ibn QYMS(?) Ḥājjī al--ūR-āṭī.
  • Incipit: الحمد لله الذى امدّ اولياه فى العاجلة بانواع النعم واعدّ اعداه فى الاجله باصناف النقم ... وبعد فان كتاب النافع فى كثرة جواهره ودرره كبحر لجي وسماء ذات درارى ... قال الامام ... ناصر الدين المدينى ... الحمد لله رب العالمين حمدا امده للابد الحمد وصف بالجميل على جهة التفضيل
Provenance
Ownership statement in the name of Aḥmad Nūr al-Dīn Nūḥādī Zade on fol. (i)a (later added free endpaper), with long note describing the text excerpted from Kashf al-ẓunūn written by the same hand. Acquired from Abraham Shalom Yahuda, 1942.
Source acquisition
Gift ; Robert Garrett, Class of 1897 ; 1942.
References
  • Mach, R. Yahuda, 1049
  • Brockelmann, C. GAL, I, 381 (43/I.Cmt.a)
Other format(s)
  • Microfilm negative available for reproduction.
  • Also available in an electronic version.
Other title(s)
  • Sharḥ al-Nāfiʻ
  • شرح النافع
OCLC
184985000
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