جنة الأمان الواقية وجنة الايمان الباقية.

Junnat al-amān al-wāqiyah wa-junnat al-īmān al-bāqiyah.

Author
Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
[Iran?], [between 1725 and 1825?]
Description
1 online resource (358 leaves) : paper, illuminations

Details

Subject(s)
Dedicatee
Scribe
Former owner
Summary note
Copy of a treatise on Shiʻite rituals and customs. This copy has extensive marginal commentary that creates different shapes on three sides.
Notes
  • Decoration: Polychrome (red, blue, yellow) and gold floriated headpiece (f. 1v); suggestion of cloudbands on the first page opening (f. 1v-2); rubrications in red; textblock border-ruled in gold, black, blue; page-opening framed in gold. Some headings are set off in red with gold divider lines above and below.
  • Layout: 25 lines per page, border-ruled, extensive marginalia.
  • Manuscript codex.
  • Origin: This copy was completed five years after the scribe returned from the pilgrimage to Mekka (Ḥajj), though no date is recorded (f. 361r).
  • Script: Naskh in black ink; pointed, partially vocalized.
  • Shelfmark: MS Or 122.
  • Title from title page (f.1r).
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
Bound in dark red and black leather with gilt stamped central mandorla, two pendants on the vertical axis, and outer frame; gilt tooled design between the inner and outer frames. Pink paper pastedowns.
Language note
Arabic.
Provenance
Several owner's stamps and notes (Flyleaf 1r, in front; f. 1r, 361v).
Source acquisition
Gift of David Eugene Smith, 1931-1934.
Other format(s)
Also available as a digital facsimile.
Other title(s)
  • Miṣbāḥ al-Kafʻamī
  • مصباح الكفعمي.
OCLC
1076550904
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