Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 130 (T.6.12)
Title: Durru'l Habab Fi A'yan Halab
Date of Creation: Between 1649 and 1650
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Radi al Din Muhammad, (Ibnu'l Hanbali), Durru'l Habab Fi A'yan Halab.
Radi al Din Muhammad's Durru'l Habab, etc. ('Pearls of Bubbles on the Famous Men of Aleppo', over 600 biographies arranged alphabetically).
Remarks: Inserted loose at the beginning is a slip of paper inscribed in an XVIII. Cent. French hand: Tarik Haleb ou | Histoire d'Alep, followed in a later (English) hand by: dorr alhalib | by Radhieddin ben Ismael. | See Bibliot. Orientale. | p. 864. Tarik halab. | The history of the | famous men of | Aleppo.
On the verso of the first folio there is a rubricated inscription in Arabic giving the title and author's name.
For another copy, see Brit. Mus. Cat. p. 599.
[Formerly Q.9.11; Q.9.74]
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 8 x 6, ff. 268, neatly written in one hand throughout, in single cols. of 27 lines, each 5 3/4 x 4, rubrics, marginalia, foliation, in Arabic, confined to the first 25 leaves, the last five are blank. (1060 A.H., 1650 A.D.)
Binding: Millboards, covered crimson morocco with flap
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Arabic
Material Type: Document
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. 469.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

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author: Radi al-Din Muhammad Ibn al-Hanbali
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