[شرح التذكرة النصيرية]

[Sharḥ al-Tadhkirah al-Naṣīrīyah].

Author
Format
  • Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
Bursa, [ 1431]
Description
88 leaves: paper, ill. ; 185 x 137 (123 x 85) mm. bound to 185 x 145 mm.

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Subject(s)
Contains
Summary note
Aceph. copy of a commentary on al-Tadhkirah al-Naṣīrīyah, a work on astronomy by Naṣīr al-Dīn al-Ṭūsī (d. 1274). According to the original colophon copied at the end of the text, the commentary was completed on Tuesday, Dhū al-Ḥijjah 14, 811 [April 30, 1409] (see end of text, fol. 86a). The copy starts with the tenth quire (see inscription on the corner of fol. 5a). Before the beginning of the text, 4 leaves with inscriptions in Ottoman Turkish and Arabic, including verses of poetry attributed to Ibn Fāriḍ and Ibn Abī Ṭālib, and excerpted from al-Qaṣīdah al-Tāʼīyah al-Farīḍīyah fī al-tawḥīd wa-al-sulūk [by Ibn Fāriḍ].
Notes
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title supplied by cataloger.
  • 19 lines per page. Written in unpointed medium small naskh in black ink with red overlinings. Light cream paper with laid and chain lines visible. Contains diagrams and tables. Table on fol. 87b. Inscription in black ink in Western numerals on the upper cover: "510" (corresponds to no. in Brill's list ; see Houtsma, M. Th. Catalogue d'une collection de manuscrits arabes et turcs, no. 506).
  • Copy completed on 6 Shaʻbān 834 [April 1431] in Bursa, by ---? ibn Ḥasan al-Sanbūlī(?) (colophon, fol. 86a).
  • Collation: Paper, fol. 88 ; 1⁴ + 2-9¹⁰ (quires 10-17 of the complete ms.) 10² (+1) ; catchword on the verso of each leaf; the quires are numbered using Arabic numerals in the form "10" (see fol. 5a).
  • Beginning as extant (fol. 5a): عظمه لئلا تسعل مكانا كبير بل يكون تحتها(؟) بمقدار
  • Explicit:الابعاد المعلومة المقادير واما بعد محدث الفلك الاعظم فلا يعلمه الا الله سبحانه وفي بعض النسخ ولنختم الكتاب ههنا حامدين لله تعالى ... وقع الفراغ عن بسط الكتاب ... يوم الثلثاء من اواسط ذى الحجه سنه احدى عشره وثمانمائه بمحروسه شيراز [...] الاعواز
Binding note
Paper pasted on brown leather over paper pasteboards for upper and lower covers. Brown leather spine. paper pastedowns.
Provenance
Ownership statement signed ʻAbd Allāh Afandī al-Kafawī, known as Tārtār ʻAbd Allāh Afandī on fol. 1a. Acquired by Robert Garrett from Brill, 1900.
Source acquisition
Gift ; Robert Garrett, Class of 1897 ; 1942.
References
Hitti, P. Garrett coll., 978
Other format(s)
Also available in an electronic version.
Other title(s)
شرح تذكره سيد شريف
Title in a note on fol. 1a
  • Sharḥ-i Tadhkirah-i Sayyid-i Sharīf
OCLC
80938630
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