الختمة المغربية السلطانية والخلة الابراهيمية البرهانية

al-Khatmah al-Maghribīyah al-sulṭānīyah wa-al-khullah al-Ibrāhīmīyah al-burhānīyah.

Format
  • Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
Ḥims, [1233]
Description
i, 117, ix leaves: paper, ill. ; 205 x 155 (120 x 95) mm. bound to 210 x 160 mm.

Details

Subject(s)
Summary note
Collection of magic formulae and incantations, based on the name of the Prophet, on the name of God, on Qurʾanic verses, etc. The copy contains descriptions of talismans.
Notes
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title from title page (fol. 1a).
  • Physical description: 14 lines per page. Written in medium small naskh in black ink with use of red. The text is vocalized. Dark cream paper, with laid lines and fiber visible. Fol. i is a later addition (wove paper). Some leaves are poorly mended, with text hardly legible. The name of al-Shaykh al-Akbar is mentioned in a partly obliterated note on fol. 1a.
  • Inscription in Arabic script on fol. (i)a: "Numrah 286".
  • Origin: One text is dated Ḥims, Tuesday 7 Rajab 630 [April 19, 1233] (fol. 96a).
  • Incipit first text: بسم ... تبارك الذى نزل الفرقان على عبده ليكون للعامنيا نذيرا ... بسم ... تبارك الذى بيده الملك وهو على كل شى قدير
Binding note
Rebound in red leather with flap. Blind stamp on covers and envelope flap.
Provenance
Two ownership statements and impressions of two seals (erased) on fol. 2a. The name of the owners read "al-Sayyid Aḥmad" and "Muḥammad Hamzah al-ʻAmdalī". Purchased by Ananikian from Egypt, 1924 (see note on fol.1a).
Source acquisition
Gift ; Robert Garrett, Class of 1897 ; 1942.
References
Hitti, P. Garrett coll., 948
OCLC
237766017
Other views
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