نزهة الخاطر في شعر سيدي عبد القادر / تأليف محمد صدقة بن عمر بن محمد بن محمد العادلي الشافعي القادري.

Nuzʹhat al-khāṭir fī shiʻr sayyidī ʻAbd al-Qādir / taʼlīf Muḥammad Ṣadaqah ibn ʻUmar ibn Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad al-ʻĀdilī al-Shāfiʻī al-Qādirī.

Author
Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
[not after 1451]
Description
14 leaves : paper ; 175 x 132 (115 x 80) mm bound to 183 x 150 mm.

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Summary note
Short work about ʻAbd al-Qādir al-Jīlānī containing selections from his poems.
Notes
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title from title page (fol. 1a).
  • Immediately after the colophon is a prayer in nine verses of poetry. Six following folios contain an ode by ʻAbd al-Qādir al-Jīlānī; a few verses of wisdom, three of which are by al-Afwah, a noted pre-Islamic poet; a genealogy of the author carried back to Adam; still another genealogy of the authorʼs maternal ancestry; three short poems on Ṣūfī love and three prayers in prose.
  • Collation: Paper ; fol. ii + 14 + iii ; catchwords ; modern foliation in pencil using Western numerals.
  • Layout: 15 lines per page.
  • Description: Rubricated ; verse separators in red ; some folios lightly tinted ; MS in fair condition; folios 1 and 4 are foxed and mended with gauze with some loss of legibility.
  • Origin: According to colophon copied by Abū al-Fatḥ Muḥammad Ṣadaqah ibn ʻUmar ibn Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad al-ʻĀdilī al-Shāfiʻī al-Qādirī (fol. 9a).
  • Incipit: بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم وبه ثقتي. الحمد لله الذي جعل اشعار الاخيار حکما ... اما بعد فانه لما ظهرت خرقتي في البلاد
  • Colophon: وکتبه راجي الله تعالى ابوالفتح محمد صدقه بن عمر بن محمد بن محمد العادلي الشافعي القادري عفا الله عنه. کتب بتاريخ سنة ... للهجرة
Binding note
Later half-bound type III (without flap) binding in red leather and dark brown spotted paper. Previous covering of stiffened yellow paper bound inside the current binding.
Provenance
Acquired from Brill, Leyden, 1900.
Source acquisition
Gift ; Robert Garrett, Class of 1897 ; 1942.
References
Hitti, P. Garrett Coll., 40.
Other format(s)
Also available in an electronic version.
OCLC
1340424437
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