كتاب عقد الفرائد فيما للمثلث من الفوائد / تاليف سيدي احمد الدمنهوري

Kitāb ʻIqd al-farāʾid fīmā lil-muthallath min al-fawāʾid / taʾlīf Sayyidī Aḥmad al-Damanhūrī.

Author
Format
  • Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
[1734?]
Description
40 leaves : paper, ill. ; 210 x 137 (150 x 90) mm. bound to 225 x 150 mm.

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Subject(s)
Summary note
Treatise comprising an introduction, three chapters (bāb) and a conclusion on the magical properties of the triangle.
Notes
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title from title page (fol. 1a, later replacement).
  • 21 long lines per page. Written in medium small naskh in black ink, with use of red for headings and keywords (sometimes overlined in red). Glazed European(?) paper. Two first folios are later replacements. The last fol. is mended with the text recopied on the repair (including the left part of the colophon). Inscription "132" in Western numerals corresponding to Brill's catalog written on the right upper corner of the upper cover pastedown.
  • Contains magical squares and talismans.
  • Copied on 3 Jumādá al-Ākhirah 1147? ("[al-thālith] min al-sādis min a[l-sābiʻ min] al-khāmis min a[l-thānī] ʻashr min al-hijrah"; colophon, fol. 40b; partly written by a later hand).
  • Incipit: حمدا لمن وفق من اختاره خدمته والهمه بمحض اختياره دقايق الاسرار ولطايف حكمته وصلاة ... وبعد فيقول ... احمد الدمنهوري الحنفي المالكي الشافعي الحنبلي لما تفضل ذو الجلال والاكرام على الدولة القلية
  • Explicit: فاصبر حتى يفرغ الدخا[ن وعلامة الاجابة ان] السيبة تدور يمينا لك[ن لاته(؟) من تمام] العمل والله اعلم بال[صواب واليه] المرجع والماب
Binding note
Upper and lower covers and envelope flap made of brown leather over paper pasteboard, with yellow, blue and red marbled paper pasted on the leather. Light cream paper pastedowns.
Provenance
Acquired from Brill, Leyden, 1900, from the books of Amīn ibn al-Ḥasan al-Ḥulwānī al-Madanī al-Ḥanafī (Medina).
Source acquisition
Gift ; Robert Garrett, Class of 1897 ; 1942.
References
  • Hitti, P. Garrett coll., 945
  • Brockelmann, C. GAL, II, 371 (9/10)
  • Brockelmann, C. GAL, SII, 498 (9/10)
Other title(s)
عقد الفرائد فيما للمثلث من الفوائد
Title at the beginning of the text (fol. 2a, later replacement)
  • ʻIqd al-farāʾid fīmā lil-muthallath min al-fawāʾid
OCLC
69017116
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