[Collection of Arabic texts].

  • Manuscript, Book


  • Fols. 150; 20 x 14.7 cm.; written surface 15.5-16 x 8.5-11 cm.; 18-22 lines to page; on glazed European paper; in naskhi; with catchwords; entries in red.
  • A collection containing:
  • 1. Interlinear commentary on the versification of Muthallathāt Quṭrub, an ode on the meaning of words of the same letters but with different vowel signs on the first syllable. The author of the ground work is Muḥammad ibn al-Mustanīr ibn Aḥmad, known as Quṭrub, A.H. 206 [A.D. 821/2]; that of the versification is ʻAbd al-Wahhāb ibn al-ḥasan al-Bahnasī; that of the commentary is Shams al-Dīn al-Qādirī al-Miṣrī. Copy made A.H. 1105 [A.D. 1693].
  • 2. Ḍawʼ al-maʻālī li-Badʼ al-amālī, by al-Qārī al-Harawī, a commentary on the dogmatical treatise in verse, entitled Badʼ al-amālī by Abū al-ḥasan Sirāj al-Dīn ʻAlī ibn ʻUthmān al-Ūshī. Copy incomplete at the end. Probably from the XVIIth century.
  • 3. A fragmentary work on wisdom entitled Naẓm al-durar fī al-ḥikam wa-al-ghurar. Copy incomplete at the beginning. Made in A.H. 1105 [A.D. 1693] by Ibrāhīm al-Makkī ibn ʻAlī al-Qayṣarī.
  • 4. A fragment of Shawāhid al-ʻAynī, a gloss by Maḥmūd ibn Aḥmad al-ʻAynī, A.H. 855 [A.D. 1451] on the Alfīyah of Ibn Mālik, A.H. 672 [A.D. 1274]. See ḥājjī Khalīfah, Kashf al-ẓunūn (1835-58), I, p. 408. The copy was made in A.H. 1057 [A.D. 1647].
  • Marginal notes. MS in fair condition; Arabic leather binding; blind stamped.
  • Acquired from Brill, Leyden, A.D. 1904.
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Naẓm al-durar fī al-ḥikam wa-al-ghurar.
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