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[Collection of Arabic texts].
Arabic prose literature
Glossaries, vocabularies etc
Early works to 1800
Ibn Ẓafar, Muḥammad ibn ʻAbd Allāh, 1104-1169.
Tanqīb ʻalá mā fī al-Maqāmāt min al-gharīb.
Ibn al-Anbārī, ʻAbd al-Raḥmān ibn Muḥammad, 1119-1181.
[Sharḥ Maqāmāt al-ḥarīrī].
Copied A.H. 577 [A.D. 1181].
Fols. 57; 16.4 x 12.3 cm.; written surface 12.5 x 9 cm.; 12-13 lines to page; on glazed Arabic paper; in naskhi.
A collection containing:
1. al-Tanqīb ʻalá mā fī al-Maqāmāt min al-gharīb, a glossary of the uncommon words in the Maqāmāt (assemblies) of al-ḥarīrī, A.H. 516 [A.D. 11 22/3] by Abū ʻAbd Allāh Muḥammad ibn Abī Muḥammad ibn Ẓafar al-Ṣaqalī, A.H. 565 [A.D. 1170]. See ḥājjī Khalīfah, Kashf al-ẓunūn (1835-58), VI, p. 60.
Copy incomplete at beginning.
2. A fragment of a commentary on the Maqāmāt of al-ḥarīrī explaining the difficult terms, by Abū al-Barakāt ʻAbd al-Raḥmān ibn Muḥammad ibn ʻUbayd Allāh ibn al-Anbārī, 577 [A.D. 1181]. See ḥājjī Khalīfah, Kashf al-ẓunūn (1835-58), VI, p. 62.
Copy incomplete at end. Name of author inserted by a later hand. MS in good condition; modern Arabic cloth binding. One of the oldest in the collection.
Acquired from Bārūdī, Beirūt, A.D. 1925.
Also available in an electronic version.
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