عوارف المعارف

ʻAwārif al-maʻārif.

Author
Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
[1346]
Description
237 leaves: paper ; 205 x 140 (152-155 x 100-105) mm bound to 205 x 145 mm.

Details

Subject(s)
Donor
Rare books genre
Summary note
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).
Notes
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title from beginning of text (fol. 4b, l. 6-7).
  • Fol. 1a-2a has several inscriptions and short texts apparently by other hands. Several inscriptions on fol. 1a. Title on the tail of the text block (hardly legible).
  • Layout: 13-24 lines per page.
  • Description: Rubricated ; glazed European paper with watermark(?).
  • Origin: 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
Binding note
Later type II (with flap) binding in black leather over paper pasteboards. Blind-tooled central mandorla and an outer border consisting of fillets on covers. Similar decoration on flap. Upper cover disbound. Spine damaged.
Provenance
  • 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.
  • Acquired by Robert Garrett from Brill, Leyden, 1900.
Source acquisition
Gift ; Robert Garrett, Class of 1897 ; 1942.
References
Hitti, P. Garrett coll., 1573
Other format(s)
  • Microfilm negative available for reproduction.
  • Also available in an electronic version.
OCLC
85838985
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