كتاب الهداية

Kitāb al-Hidāyah.

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Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
[1292]
Description
152 leaves: paper ; 260 x 190 (186 x 130) mm. bound to 260 x 200 mm.

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Summary note
First volume of Marghinānī's commentary on his Bidāyat al-mubtadiʼ, a treatise on Ḥanafī law, comprising Kitāb al-Ṭahārah to Kitāb al-Waqf (see note in Ottoman Turkish on fol. 3a, left margin).
Notes
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title from rubric on fol. 3a.
  • Physical description: 27 lines per page. Written in medium small naskh in black ink with use of red. Soft, dark cream paper, hardly translucid, with pulp and a few lines visible. Some leaves uneven. Fol. 12, 22 are later replacements on European paper. Table of contents on fol. 3a. Several inscriptions and short excerpts on fol. 2a-b. Fol. 1 and 152 are added fly-leaves (European paper).The quires (mainly senions) are numbered using Arabic ordinals (see fol. 36a). Foliation in black ink using Arabic ordinals on the middle of the left margin of each recto. Between fol. 18 and 19: a folio and a bifolio, European paper, bearing portion text in Ottoman Turkish (142 x 96 mm.). Between fol. 48 and 49: quire consisting of nine bi-fol. with text in Ottoman Turkish (150 x 100 mm.). Between fol. 82 and 83: leaf with khuṭbah (198 x 140 mm.). Between fol. 88 and 89; Leaf with prayer (162 x 112 mm.). Between fol. 142 and 143: small quire with text in Ottoman Turkish (105 x 80 mm.) ; document dated 1241 H., with seal bearing the name of ʻAlī Basīm (90 x 192 mm.). Quires loose.
  • Label pasted on the upper cover, with no visible inscription extant. Inscription in Arabic script on a label pasted on the pastedown of the upper cover: "Ḥ 1115".
  • Origin: According to colophon, copy completed on 21 Ramaḍān 691 [Sept. 5, 1292] (fol. 151a).
  • Incipit: الحمد لله الذى اعلى معالم العلم واعلامه واظهر شعاير الشرع واحكامه
  • Explicit: ولان الحاجة تشمل الغنى والفقير فى الشوب والنزول والغنى لا يحتاج الى صرف هذه الغلة لغناه ه والله اعلم بالصواب تم المجلد الاول من الهداية بحمد الله وحسن توفيقه
Binding note
Quarter bound in paper and brown leather. Wear.
Provenance
Ownership statement in the name of Saʻd ibn ʻĪsá ibn Amīr Khān on fol. 3a (upper margin). Acquired from Abraham Shalom Yahuda, 1942.
Source acquisition
Gift ; Robert Garrett, Class of 1897 ; 1942.
References
Mach, R. Yahuda, 1011
Other format(s)
Microfilm negative available for reproduction.
Other title(s)
مجلد الاول من الهداية
Title in colophon (fol. 151a)
  • al-Mujallad al-awwal min al-Hidāyah
OCLC
196432285
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