حجة القراءات / لابي الزرعة.

Ḥujjat al-qirāʼāt / li-Abī al-Zurʻah.

Author
Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
Shawwāl 1005 [May/June 1597]
Description
220 leaves : paper ; 210 x 152 (150 x 89) mm. bound to 208 x 153 mm.

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Donor
Scribe
Rare books genre
Summary note
A critical study of the various readings of the Koran according to the seven early readers.
Notes
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title from title page (fol. ia).
  • Marginal notes and glosses. It is stated in the colophon that the present copy was made from another dated 403 [1012/3]. Note on number of sheets, 66 on title page. Title? on lower edge of text block.
  • Collation: Paper ; fol. i + 220 ; catchwords ; modern foliation in pencil using Western numerals.
  • Layout: 19 lines per page ; frame-ruled in blue and red, or in blue and black.
  • Description: Rubricated ; some vowel signs ; watermarks (cross) ; MS in good condition, mended. MS is rare.
  • Origin: According to colophon copied Shawwāl 1005 by Ibrāhīm ibn Ḥājjī Yūsuf Sarkhābī (fol. 218b).
  • Incipit: بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم وبه ثقتى قرأ عاصم والکسائي مالك يوم الدين بالف وقراء الباقون بغير الف وحجتهم الملك القدوس وملك الناس ...
  • Colophon: قد وقع الفراغ من تسويد کتاب حجة القراآت من تصنيف الشيخ الجليل ابي زرعة عبدالرحمن ابن محمد بن نحله تغمده الله برحمته وکتب من نسخة تاريخ کتابة ذلك [تلك] النسخة من شهور سنة ثلث واربع مائة هجرية على يد اضعف عباد الله ابراهيم بن حاجي يوسف سرخابي الاصل الساکن والحافظ في الحضرة الغروية [؟] على مشرفها افضل الصلاة والتحية يوم الاثنين من شوال لسنة الف وخمس من الهجرة النبوية وصلى الله على محمد واله وصحبه اجمعين تم تم تم
Binding note
Later type III (without flap) binding in brown leather. Blind-stamped medallion with pendants and blind-tooled edging. Pink paper pastedowns (with bull watermark). Endbands.
Provenance
Ownership signature of ʻAlī ibn Muṣṭafá al-Maḥmūd (fol. ia). Acquired from Brill, Leyden, 1900.
Source acquisition
Gift ; Robert Garrett, Class of 1897 ; 1942.
References
Hitti, P. Garrett Coll., 1243.
Other format(s)
Also available in an electronic version.
OCLC
1340422133
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