كتاب الكاشف / تصنيف الامام الحافظ ابي عبد الله محمد بن احمد ابن عثمان بن قايماز الذهبي

Kitāb al-Kāshif / taṣnīf al-Imām al-ḥāfiẓ Abī ʻAbd Allāh Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad Ibn ʻUthmān ibn Qāymāz al-Dhahabī.

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Uniform title
Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
Cairo, [1391]
Description
361 leaves: paper ; 260 x 165 (190 x 130) mm. bound to 260 x 180 mm.

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Summary note
Alphabetical dictionary of names mentioned in the six classical collections of ḥadīths, abriged from Tahdhīb al-Kamāl fī asmāʼ al-rijāl by al-Mizzī.
Notes
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title from fol. 1a. The title appears in the colophon as : "Mughnī al-Kāshif" (fol. 361a).
  • Incipit: الحمد لله والشكر لله ولا حول ولا قوة الا بالله واشهد ان لا اله الا الله واشهد ان محمد رسول الله يقول سيدنا الامام العالم العلامة الاوحد شمس الدين ابو عبد الله محمد بن احمد بن عثمان الذهبى رضى الله عنه هذا مختصر نافع فى رجال الكتب الستة الصحيحين والسنن الاربعة
  • Explicit: ام سلمه قالت ابى ساير ازواج التبى صلى الله عليه وسلم ان يدخل عليهن بتلك الرضاعه
  • Physical description: 25 lines per page. Written in medium small square naskh in black ink with use of red for headings, entries and re-inking. Light biscuit paper with large laid lines visible. Marginal annotations, apparently by the same hand as the main text (mainly additions). Fol. 1 is a later replacement. Inscription in Arabic numerals on fol. 1a: "87". Title in Arabic script on a label pasted on the fore-edge flap: "Hādhā Kitāb Mughnī al-kāshif min asāmī ruwāt al-aḥādīth al-sharīf[--]"
  • Origin: Copy completed by Aḥmad al-Ḥalabī on 11 Rabīʻ al-Ākhar 793 [March 18, 1391] in Cairo (al-Qāhirah) (colophon, fol. 361a, followed by one verse of poetry).
Binding note
Brown leather over paper pasteboards for upper and lower covers, fore-edge flap and envelope flap. Both covers have a deep sunk central stamped mandorla with a floral motif, and an outer border consisting of fillets and a running pattern of impressions of a small stamp. Marbled paper on the envelope flap. Paper pastedowns ; leather doublure with blind-stamped flower motifs on the fore-edge flap
Provenance
Ownership statement in the name of Muḥammad Wafd Allāh ibn al-shaykh Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad ibn Sulaymān al-Maghribī al-Mālikī (fol. 1a). Acquired from Abraham Shalom Yahuda, 1942.
Source acquisition
Gift ; Robert Garrett, Class of 1897 ; 1942.
References
Mach, R. Yahuda, 4637
Other title(s)
مغني الكاشف
Title in colophon (fol. 361a)
  • Mughnī al-Kāshif
OCLC
134993376
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