شرح البردة واعرابها / للشيخ ابي العباس احمد بن ابي عبد الله محمد بن عبد الرحمن الازدي بن القصار التونسي.

Sharḥ al-Burdah wa-iʻrābuhā / lil-Shaykh Abī al-ʻAbbās Aḥmad ibn Abī ʻAbd Allāh Muḥammad ibn ʻAbd al-Raḥmān al-Azdī ibn al-Qaṣṣār al-Tūnisī.

Author
Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
29 Jumādá II 790 [July 13, 1388]
Description
79 leaves : paper ; 250 x 170 (175 x 115) mm. bound to 250 x 177 mm.

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Library of Congress genre(s)
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Summary note
A commentary on the famous poem by al Būṣīrī in praise of the Prophet and its grammatical analysis.
Notes
  • Collation: Paper ; fol. iii+ 79 + iii ; catchwords ; leaf two leaves before title page erroneously marked as fol. 1 ; modern foliation in pencil using Western numerals.
  • Decoration: Illuminated headpiece in gold with red and blue embellishments. Fol. 1a and 1b frame-ruled in gold. Top and bottom edges of text block have gold pattern ; title written on lower edge obscured by gold decoration.
  • Description: Title written in Maghribi ; text is in red and commentary is in brown ; verse separators in red ; MS is rare ; MS is in good condition with some mended folios.
  • Layout: 21 lines per page.
  • Marginal notes and glosses, some folios heavily annotated. After colophon is a note that Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad ibn ʻAlwān al-Miṣrī compared his copy [from which ours is made] with original of the author and was read to the author himself 765 (1850) and found in agreement with original. After the colophon a reader has inscribed his name and another the date of birth of his daughter, 950 (1543).
  • Ms. codex.
  • Origin: According to colophon copied al-Aḥad 29 Jumādá II 790 by Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad ibn Makīn al-Farḥūlī (fol. 79a).
  • Title from title page (fol. 1a)
  • Colophon: اکمل نسخ هذا الشرح العبد الفقير الى الله محمد بن احمد بن محمد بن مکين الفرحولي بعد الظهر يوم الاحد الثاني والعشرين لجمادى الاخرى عام تسعين وسبعماية ورحم الله من نظر فيه ودعا لناسخه بالمغفرة والنجاة من النار وصلى الله على محمد
  • Incipit: الحمد لله الواجب وجوده الواسع فضله وجوده
Binding note
Later type II (with flap) binding in tan leather with green paper embossed with a floral design. Endpapers and flyleaves purple paper. Multi-colored endbands.
Provenance
  • Acquired from Brill, Leyden, 1900.
  • Before title page and on it occur names of several owners, including one dated 1267 (1850/51). Acquired from Brill, Leyden, 1900.
Source acquisition
Gift ; Robert Garrett, Class of 1897 ; 1942.
References
  • Brockelmann, GAL, I, p. 265.
  • Catalogus codicum arabicorum Bibliothecae Academiae Lugduno-Batavae, 713.
  • Ḥājjī Khalīfah, Kashf al-ẓunūn (1835-58), IV, p. 529
  • Hitti, P. Garrett coll., 64.
Other format(s)
Also available in an electronic version.
OCLC
1286080264
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