Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 152 (T.7.11)
Title: Kitabu'l Majalis
Date of Creation: Not assigned
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Qutbu'l 'Arifin Mahmud, Al Uskudari, Kitabu'l Majalis.
The Majalis or Sťances of the Shaikh Mahmud (on chapters XIX.-CIX. of the Koran, especially with a view to augury by means of them) collected after his death and transcribed by his disciple, the Shaikh Isma'il.
Remarks: A shield-shaped paper label with this inscription in Arabic: The book of the Majalis of Qutbu'l Arifin al Uskudari - property of the late Shaikh Sulaiman Effendi, is attached to the front board. The first quire is taken up with the preface of the Shaikh Isma'il and an analytical table of contents. This copy is the autograph of the Shaikh Isma'il. For Sulaiman Effendi, see MS Hunter 150 (Remarks).
Cf. the Brit. Mus. Catalogue of Turkish MSS. p. 234b, l. 8.
[Formerly S.7.16; S.7.108]
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 8 x 5 3/4, ff. 212, written in single cols. of 23 lines, each 5 7/8 x 3 1/8, rubrics, marginalia.
Binding: Millboards, half-bound crimson morocco, marbled-paper sides and 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), pp 475-476.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Mahmud Shaikh
editor: Ahmad Ibn Isma'il fl.1653
provenance: Sulayman Effendi fl.1653
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