[Collection of Arabic texts on Islamic doctrine].

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  • Manuscript, Book
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Arabic

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Manuscripts, Arabic—15th century
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  • Fols. 38; 17.5 x 13.6 cm.; written surface 13 x 10 cm.; 23 lines to page; on glazed Arabic paper; in naskhi; with catchwords; entries in red; with rubrications.
  • A collection containing:
  • 1. ʻAqīdat al-Ṭaḥāwī, a tract on the articles of faith by al-Ṭaḥāwī, A.H. 321 [A.D. 933]. See ḥājjī Khalīfah, Kashf al-ẓunūn (1835-58), IV, p. 216; Ahlwardt, Verzeichnis der arabischen Handschriften, 1938.
  • 2. al-Sawād al-aʻẓam, a compendium of theology based on 62 questions and answers, by Abū al-Qāsim Isḥāq ibn Muḥammad al-ḥakīm al-Samarqandī, A.H. 342 [A.D. 953].
  • According to the MS the author is al-Bukhārī, A.H. 256 [A.D. 870]. Cf. ḥājjī Khalīfah, Kashf al-ẓunūn (1835-58), III, p. 629; Brock. I, p. 174.
  • 3. al-Hidāyah min al-iʻtiqād, a commentary by Muḥammad ibn Abī Bakr al-Rāzī, fl. ca. A.H. 720 [A.D. 1320/1], on Badʼ al-amālī, an ode on the articles of faith by Sirāj al-Dīn al-Ūshī, fl. ca. A.H. 569 [A.D. 1173/4]. See ḥājjī Khalīfah, Kashf al-ẓunūn (1835-58), IV, p. 559; Ahlwardt, Verzeichnis der arabischen Handschriften, 2409.
  • MS in good condition; Arabic binding. Probably from XVth century.
  • Acquired from Bārūdī, Beirūt, A.D. 1925.
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