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Suhrawardī, ʻUmar ibn Muḥammad, 1145-1234
سهروردي، عمر بن محمد
237 leaves: paper ; 205 x 140 mm. bound to 205 x 145 mm.
Treatise on sufism. The text is followed on fol. 235b-236b by a short text in Persian, and by a short saying attributed to al-Ḥasan al-Baṣrī on fol. 237a (fly-leaf, European paper).
Title from beginning of text (fol. 4b, l. 6-7).
Fol. 2b-104b are written in medium large naskh in black ink (faded to brown) with use of red, with 13 lines to the page (written surface: 155 x 105 mm.), on soft light cream paper with laid lines visible. Fol. 1a-2a has several inscriptions and short texts apparently by other hands. Fol. 105a-235b are written in casual thin medium small naskh in black ink, with some use of red, with 24 lines to the page (written surface: 152 x 100 mm.), on glazed European paper with watermark(?). Several inscriptions on fol. 1a. Title on the tail of the text block (hardly legible).
Ijāzah by ʻAlī Efendi khalīfat Ikhlāṣ Efendi al-Khalwatī, for Saʻdī ibn Yūsuf ... khalīfat ʻAlī Efendi (upper margin of fol. 2b). There is an ownership statement by the same Saʻdī ibn Yūsuf on fol. 1a.
According to the colophon, copy completed in the beginning of Jumādá al-Ākhar 747 by Abū al-Ḥasan ʻAlī ibn ʻAlī ibn Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad, known as ʻAmawiyat ābāʼuh (colophon, fol. 235b). However, see paper type.
Incipit (fol. 2b): الحمد لله العظيم شانه القوى سلطانه الباهر حجته
Explicit: ثم ينادى جبرايل فى السمآ ان الله قد احبّ فلانا فيحبه اهل السمآ ويوضع له القبول فى الارض والحمد لله رب العالمين والصلوة على محمد خاتم النبيين وعلى آله الطيبين وعلى جميع الانبيا والمرسلين الى يوم الدين
Black leather over paper pasteboards for upper and lower covers, fore-edge flap and envelope flap. Both covers have a blind tooled mcentral mandorla and an outer border consisting of fillets. Similar border on the fore-edge flap and on the envelope flap, with a smaller stamp on the point of the later. paper pastedowns. Upper cover disbound. Spine damaged.
Acquired by Robert Garrett from Brill, Leyden, 1900.
Gift ; Robert Garrett, Class of 1897 ; 1942.
Hitti, P. Garrett coll., 1573
Microfilm negative available for reproduction.
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