كتاب صلواة البدرية.

Kitāb Ṣalawāt al-Badrīyah.

Author
Uniform title
Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
1279 [1863 or 1864]
Description
29 leaves : paper ; 215 x 135 (160 x 87) mm bound to 214 x 137 mm.

Details

Subject(s)
Donor
Rare books genre
Getty AAT genre
Summary note
Elegant copy of a collection of prayers with a name of one of the heroes of the Battle of Badr attached to each.
Notes
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title from caption in headpiece (fol. [ii]b).
  • A few marginal notes and glosses; marginal summaries. Insert describing the manuscript.
  • Collation: Paper ; fol. ii + 29 + i ; catchwords ; modern foliation in pencil using Western numerals.
  • Layout: 19 lines per page ; frame-ruled in gold, red and blue.
  • Description: Overlining and other use of red ; vowel signs ; paper tinted tan ; MS in good condition.
  • Decoration: Elaborate illuminated headpiece in blue, green, gold, red and gray. Some section captions decorated with bands of floral design in gold and green. Illuminated colophon in gold, blue, green and red. Sentences are separated with dots of gold and color.
  • Origin: According to colophon copy completed 1279 (fol. 28b).
  • Incipit: بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم الحمد لله وكفى وسلام على عباده الذين اصطفى وبعد ... اما بعد فهذه صلوات ودعوات مستجابات
  • Colophon: تمت صلوات البدرية بعون الله الملك الصمدانية لسنة تسع وسبعين ومأتين والف
Binding note
Contemporaneous type II (with flap) binding in red leather. Gold-tooled central triangle with silver dots and decorative gold-tooled edging on covers. Gold-tooled decorative edging with silver dots on flap. Red paper pastedowns and flyleaves. Headbands.
Language note
In Arabic; preface also in Ottoman Turkish.
Provenance
Acquired from Brill, Leyden, 1900.
Source acquisition
Gift ; Robert Garrett, Class of 1897 ; 1942.
References
Hitti, P. Garrett Coll., 1980.
Other format(s)
Also available in an electronic version.
OCLC
1340426097
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