Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 119 (T.6.1)
Title: Kitabu'l Irshad
Date of Creation: Not assigned
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Shaikh Mufid (Abu 'Abdi'llah Muhammad, Al Nu'mani), Kitabu'l Irshad.
Muhammad al Nu'mani's Kitabu'l Irshad ('Book of Guidance'), being an Account of the Twelve Shi'ah Imams.
Remarks: On the first fly-leaf is [in Arabic characters]: IRSHAD SHAIKH MUFID.
Inserted loose at the beginning is a slip of paper inscribed in an XVIII. Cent. hand: An | Arabic History | of Mahomed and some | of his successors, with | various traditions, etc.
On the last fly-leaf in an XVIII. Cent. hand: Cost 25 Sicca Rupees.
Abu 'Abdi'llah Muhammad died A.H. 413 or 416 (1022-1026 A.D.).
See Beale's Oriental Biographical Dictionary, revised edition, 1894, p. 16.
[Formerly S.6.19; S.6.92]
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 8 3/4 x 4 7/8, ff. 272, beautifully written in single cols. of 22 lines, each 6 x 2, the paper is thin and tinted buff.
Binding: Millboards, covered crimson morocco, stamped with floral devices on both boards and flap
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Arabic
Material Type: Treatise
Bibliography: John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), p. 463.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Abu Abdallah Muhammad al-Numani d.c.1022
Shaikh Mufid.
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