الرسالة.

al-Risālah.

Author
Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
Spanish
Published/​Created
[Spain], [approximately 1589-1599?].
Description
1 online resource (ii, 191, iii leaves ) : laid paper, illustrations, illuminations

Details

Subject(s)
Summary note
Copy of a translation into Aljamiado (Spanish written in Arabic letters) of the Risālah, a treatise on Maliki law, of Ibn Abī Zayd al-Qayrawānī.
Notes
  • Decoration: Illuminated headpiece and marginal medallion (f. 4v); marginal manicules throughout; zoomorphic and anthropomorphic drawings in the margins along with some abstract drawings used to fill lines or to decorate margins throughout; rubrications in red and heavier brown.
  • Foliation: Foliation in red ink (4-79; 90-111) with added foliation in black ink (112-203), upper left verso.
  • Layout: 18 long lines; ruled with a misṭarah.
  • Manuscript codex.
  • Origin: Item is undated; likely produced in the late 16th century, based on the paper.
  • Script: Written in an andalusi in brown ink; pointed, partially vocalized.
  • Shelfmark: MS Or 515.
  • Title from introduction (f. 4v).
  • Watermark: sphere, similar to Briquet 14039, localized to Saumur 1589.
Location of originals
  • Original Columbia, Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
  • OPenn University of Pennsylvania Libraries.
Source of description
Item cataloged from digital facsimile and existing description.
Binding note
Reverse leather with three leather ties; top and bottom of spine of a lighter brown leather, also reverse.
Language note
Spanish
Script
(in Arabic script); some Arabic chapter headings.
Source acquisition
Purchase.
References
Other format(s)
Also available as a digital facsimile.
OCLC
964570024
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