اطباق الذهب

Aṭbāq al-dhahab.

Author
Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
[13--?]
Description
68 leaves : paper ; 152 x 115 (126 x 85) mm. bound to 155 x 120 mm.

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Library of Congress genre(s)
Summary note
Moral treatise, being an imitation of Abū al-Qāsim al-Zamakhsharī's Aṭwāq al-dhahab (GAL). Incomplete at end, comprising the text up to maqālah 98.
Notes
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title from beginning of text (fol. 5b, l. 3).
  • 13 lines per page. Written in medium large naskh in black ink with use of red for punctuation and re-inking of the headings. Dark cream paper with no lines visible. Interlinear annotations (mostly Persian translation of the text). Fol. 1-2 and 67-68: fly-leaves (European glazed paper with watermark). Fol. 67-68: blank, except inscription on fol. 68b. Fol. 3a seems to be a fly-leaf pasted on an original leaf. Foliation in pencil using Western numerals. On a piece of paper pasted on fol. 68b: Inscription with the mention of the title and inscription "Raqm 24" in Arabic script.
  • According to R. Mach, copied in the 8th cent. H.
  • Collation: Paper ; first quire difficult to determine. From fol. 9a: 1-7⁸ + 2 (fol. 65-66); quires are numbered using Arabic ordinals (in the form "al-thānī", see fol. 9a) ; catchword on the verso of each leaf.
  • Incipit: الهمّ انّا نحمدك على ما اسبلت من جلابيب كرمك ... [4أ] ... وبعد فقد اشار اليّ ولي من اولياء الله مدة قلادة الرقاب
  • Explicit: \\والاخرى امة مريدة فاجعل للحدّة [...] لها قسمين وللامة قسماً فانّ لها فى كتاب
Binding note
Stiffened red leather with similar blind tooling on the upper and lower covers: single fillet frame enclosed in an outer frame made of fillets and a running s-shape pattern. Paper pastedowns.
Provenance
Autograph dedication by Muḥammad Bahāʼ al-Dīn al-ʻĀmilī to Ṣadr al-Dīn Muḥammad al-Tabrīzī ; ownership statement by Muḥammad ibn ʻAbd al-Wahhāb al-Hamadānī (fol. 3a). Acquired from Abraham Shalom Yahuda, 1942.
Source acquisition
Gift ; Robert Garrett, Class of 1897 ; 1942.
References
  • Mach, R. Yahuda, 4312
  • Brockelmann, C. GAL, I, 292 (XVI/Nachahmungen. a)
  • Brockelmann, C. GAL, SI, 512 (XVII/Nachahmungen. a)
OCLC
70201213
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