الاذكار / للشيخ محيي الدين النووي

al-Adhkār / lil-Shaykh Muḥyī al-Dīn al-Nawawī.

Author
Uniform title
Format
  • Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
[1443]
Description
182 leaves : paper ; 215 x 160 (165 x 120) mm. bound to 215 x 170 mm.

Details

Subject(s)
Form/​Genre
Manuscripts, Arabic—15th century
Summary note
Collection of ḥadīth arranged by topics.
Notes
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title from inscription on fol. 2a.
  • Physical description: 23 lines per page. Written in careful medium small naskh in black ink with use of red. The text is partially vocalized. Red tear-drop text stops. Thick light cream paper, hardly translucid, with laid and chain lines visible. Some leaves darker. On these leaves, ink corrosive. Marginal annotations (collation notes and glosses). Fol. 1 is a later addition. Several inscriptions on fol. 2a, including a price, two lines of poetry in praise of the text, and ownership statements. Table of contents by a later hand on fol. 1a-b.
  • Chiefly quinions. Catchword on the verso of each quire; some quires are numbered using Arabic ordinals (see "al-Khāmisah" on fol. 36a).
  • Inscription in Arabic script on a label pasted on the upper cover: "Taṣawwuf 27". Inscription in Arabic script on a label pasted on the pastedown of the upper cover: "Ḥ 130".
  • Two leaves of another manuscripts were placed in the volume. They are now shelved separately in Fragments, leaves, etc. (Yahuda Series).
  • Origin: According to colophon, copied by ʻAlī ibn Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad ibn Dūghān Sibṭ al-Ḥasan ibn ʻAlī al-Badrānī, Thursday 12 [re-written] Dhū al-Qaʻdah ("khalat min") 846 [March 14, 1443], from a copy copied from a copy collated on an autograph copy (fol. 180a, followed by a biographical note on the author and by the words: "Thānī nuskhah min al-Adhkār").
  • Incipit: بسم ... اللهم صل على محمد واله وصحبه وسلم تسليما ابدا الحمد لله الواحد القهار العزيز الغفار مقدر الاقدار مصرف الامور ... اما بعد فقد قال الله العظيم العزيز الحكيم فاذكروني اذكركم
  • Explicit: قال ليس لاهل الشام حديث اشرف
Provenance
Autograph ijāzah from Muḥammad ibn ʻAbd al-Qādir (or: al-Qādirī?) al-Shāfiʻī for Muḥyī al-Dīn Zakaryā al-Anṣārī on fol. 180a. Reading statement dated Muḥarram 1154 on fol. 1a. Several ownership statements on fol. 2a, including one dated Aleppo, 22 M 1273, and one mentioning al-Ḥājj ʻAbd al-Karīm al-...?, al-Ḥājj Ṣāliḥ Efendi and al-Ḥājj [Muḥammad] Naʻān, with mention of price. Acquired from Abraham Shalom Yahuda, 1942.
Source acquisition
Gift ; Robert Garrett, Class of 1897 ; 1942.
References
Mach, R. Yahuda, 1722
Other format(s)
  • Microfilm negative available for reproduction.
  • Also available in an electronic version.
Other title(s)
اذكار نووي
Title on tail of text block
  • Adhkār-i Nawawī
OCLC
237181807
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