زبدة المعاني. خلاصة الزبدة وزبدة العمدة

Zubdat al-maʻānī. Khulāṣat al-Zubdah wa-zubdat al-ʻumdah ... [etc.].

Author
Format
  • Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
Delhi, Hyderabad, Adkān, Mashhad, [1666-1672]
Description
362 leaves: paper ; mm. bound to 250 x 140 mm.

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Getty AAT genre
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Summary note
Elegant copy of treatises by Muhadhdhab al-Dīn Aḥmad ibn ʻAbd al-Riḍā [al-Damāmīnī] (see fol. 1b, last line). This is apparently an autograph copy (see for instance fol. 138b-139a).
Notes
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title supplied by cataloger from the titles of the two first texts. Titles in the table of contents below from table of contents on fol. 1a or from preamble of texts.
  • Physical description: 9 lines per page. Written in medium large naskh in black ink with use of red. Contains diagrams and charts. The text is framed in blue and red (with gold on fol. 2a). Dark cream to biscuit paper, with large laid lines visible. Quaternions. On fol. 1a: Table of contents dated 1308 H. ; biographical note on the author ; ownership statement.
  • Decoration: Illuminated headpieces (ʻunwān) executed in gold, orange, blue, turquoise, red and black at the beginning of each text (only traces on fol. 1b).
  • Inscription in Arabic script in red pencil on fol. 1a: "Raqm 42".
  • Origin: According to colophons, autograph copy executed in several places in India and Iran between Muḥarram 1077 and Ramaḍān 1082 (see fol. 138b-139a, 205a-b, 216a, 252b, 293b, 300b, 311b, 336a-b, 342a-b). Fol. 138b-139a: Shāhjahānābād [Shāh Jahān Ābād, now Delhi], 7 Ramaḍān 1082 H. Fol. 205a-b: Ḥaydar Ābād, 5 Rabīʻ I 1081. Fol. 216a: 3 Muḥarram 1081. Fol. 293a-b: Adkān, in ...?. Fol. 300b: Adkān, [Shawwāl 1078?] (in fraction in abjad). Fol. 311b: Khādir in the vicinity of Mashhad in [Rabīʻ II ...?]. Fol. 336a-b: Shāh Andīz near Mashhad in ...?. Fol. 342a-b: Muḥarram 1077.
Contents
  • 1. fol. 1b-93a: [Zubdat al-maʻānī] / Aḥmad ibn ʻAbd al-Riḍā. -- Mach, R. Yahuda, no. 3970 (with title: Zubdat mā ḥurrira wa-ʻumdat mā qurrira min ʻilm al-maʻānī wa-al-bayān wa-al-badīʻ).
  • 2. fol. 94b-127a: Khulāṣat al-Zubdah wa-zubdat al-ʻumdah / Aḥmad ibn ʻAbd al-Riḍā. -- Mach, R. Yahuda, no. 3971.
  • 3. fol. 128b-131b: Risālah fī al-taṣawwuf / Aḥmad ibn ʻAbd al-Riḍā. -- Mach, R. Yahuda, no. 2846.
  • 4. fol. 132b-139a: Risālah fī al-ṭibb / Aḥmad ibn ʻAbd al-Riḍā. -- Mach, R. Yahuda, no. 4779 (with title: Risālah ṭibbīyah).
  • 5. fol. 139b-145b: Risālah fī al-munāẓarah / Aḥmad ibn ʻAbd al-Riḍā. -- Mach, R. Yahuda, no. 3389.
  • 6. fol. 146b-205b: Risālah fī al-ḥisāb / Aḥmad ibn ʻAbd al-Riḍā. -- Mach, R. Yahuda, no. 4833.
  • 7. fol. 206b-216a: Risālah fī aʻḍāʼ al-insān wa-qiyāfatihā / Aḥmad ibn ʻAbd al-Riḍā. -- Mach, R. Yahuda, no. 4756 (with title: Risālah fī ʻilm al-firāsah).
  • 8. fol. 216b-252b: ʻUmdat al-iʻtimād fī kayfīyat al-ijtihād / Aḥmad ibn ʻAbd al-Riḍā. -- Mach, R. Yahuda, no. 965.
  • 9. fol. 253b-293b: al-Risālah al-falakīyah fī ʻilm al-hayʼah / Aḥmad ibn ʻAbd al-Riḍā. -- Mach, R. Yahuda, no. 4891.
  • 10. fol. 294b-300b: [al-Risālah] al-iʻtiqādīyah / Aḥmad ibn ʻAbd al-Riḍā. -- Mach, R. Yahuda, no. 2606.
  • 11. fol. 301b-311b: [al-Risālah] al-khaṭṭīyah / Aḥmad ibn ʻAbd al-Riḍā. -- Mach, R. Yahuda, no. 3703.
  • 12. fol. 312b-326b: Ghawth al-ʻālim fī ḥudūth al-ʻālam / Aḥmad ibn ʻAbd al-Riḍā. -- Mach, R. Yahuda, no. 3139.
  • 13. fol. 327b-336b: Ajwibat al-asʼilah / Aḥmad ibn ʻAbd al-Riḍā. -- Mach, R. Yahuda, no. 5250.
  • 14. fol. 337b-342b: al-Ilalīyah / Aḥmad ibn ʻAbd al-Riḍā. -- Mach, R. Yahuda, no. 2607 (with title: Risālah fī al-ʻilal fī khulq al-kāfir].
  • 15. fol. 343b-358b: Risālah fī al-ḥasad / Aḥmad ibn ʻAbd al-Riḍā. -- Mach, R. Yahuda, no. 2024.
  • 16. fol. 359b-361a: al-Risālah al-ʻuqūdīyah / Aḥmad ibn ʻAbd al-Riḍā. -- Mach, R. Yahuda, no. 4832.
Provenance
Ownership statement on fol. 1a, in the name of ʻAbd al-Hādī ibn al-shaykh ʻAbbās, dated 1309 H. Reading statement in the name of al-Hādī al-Jaʻfarī al-Najafī on fol. 362b. Acquired from Abraham Shalom Yahuda, 1942.
Source acquisition
Gift ; Robert Garrett, Class of 1897 ; 1942.
References
Mach, R. Yahuda, 965, 2024, 2606, 2607, 2846, 3139, 3389, 3703, 3970, 3971, 4756, 4779, 4832, 4833, 4891, 5250
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Place name(s)
  • India Delhi
  • India Hyderabad
  • Iran Mashhad
Other title(s)
  • Risālah fī al-ʻilal fī khulq al-kāfir
  • رسالة في العلل في خلق الكافر
OCLC
227162353
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