Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 155 (T.7.14)
Title: Ta'rikh Akhadh Misr Mina'l Jarakisah, etc
Date of Creation: Between 1618 and 1619
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Muhammad al Zunbuli, al Rammal, Ta'rikh Akhadh Misr Mina'l Jarakisah, etc.
Muhammad al Zunbuli, al Rammal's "History of the Taking of Egypt from the Circassians", i.e. from the Mamluks, by the Turks in 1517 A.D.
Remarks: Hajji Khalifa, 2,158, gives the name as Ibn Zunbul.
The Catalogue of the Khedival Library, Cairo, Part V, p. 23, gives the author's name as [Arabic characters]
There precede nine pages containing stories of Nizamu'l Mulk and of Al Khidr; and at the end are (a) a letter from the Sultan Bayazid II. to Al Ghuri: Brit. Mus. Turkish MSS., p. 83a, line 4; (b) a second letter; and (c) an account of the Fatimid Khalif Mu'izz Abu Tamim Ma'add.
On the verso of the first folio in an XVIII. Cent. hand: N.8 The History of the Kings of Segur | in Arabic.
[Formerly S.7.20; S.7.112]
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 8 5/8 x 5 3/4, ff. 136, written in single cols. of 19 lines, each 5 3/4 x 3 5/8, rubrics, no marginalia. (1028 A.H., 1619 A.D.)
Binding: Millboards, covered crimson morocco, blind-tooling touched with gold, floral devices stamped on the centres of both boards and on the 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. 477.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Muhammad al-Zunbuli al-Rammal
author: Bayazid II Sultan
recipient: al-Ghuri
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