Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 162 (T.7.21)
Date of Creation: Between 1566 and 1568
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Ibn Mas'ud ibn 'Umara'l Taftazani, Al Mutauwal.
Al Taftazani's Mutauwal (Extended) Commentary on the Talkhisu'l Miftah (see V.8.10).
Remarks: A paper label on the front board has the name MUTAUWAL [in Arabic characters].
The fly-leaf at the front is written on both recto and verso with the name of a former owner, Muhammad al Hasani, known as Sharif Zadah, and some charms.
On the back board is written: Given to | Dr. Gregory Sharp | by | Professor Thomas Gordon | of King's College Aber= | deen | 1769.
Inserted loose at the end is a tattered scrap of paper (10 x 4) with Oriental writing.
Al Sukaki, the author of the Miftahu'l 'Ulum died in the year 1228-9 A.D.; Al Kazwini, the author of the Talkhisu'l Miftah (Epitome of the Miftah), in 1338-9; and Al Taftazani in 1390.
For other copies see Brit. Mus. Suppl. Cat. 983-4.
[Formerly S.7.6; S.7.98]
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 7 3/4 x 5, ff. 254, very ill written in single cols. of 23 lines, each 5 3/4 x 3, red underlining, numerous marginalia, many leaves tinted pink and buff, cropped. (975 A.H., 1567-8 A.D.)
Binding: Millboards, covered crimson morocco, stamped with central floral device on each board and flap, binding loose
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Arabic
Material Type: Commentary
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. 480.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Ibn Masud ibn 'Umara al-Taftazani d. 1390
provenance: Muhammad al-Hasani
Sharif Zadah.
provenance: Thomas Gordon fl.1769
Professor, University of Aberdeen.
provenance: Gregory Sharpe 1713-1771
Prebendary of Yetminster Secunda, Salisbury, 1757-1771.
subject: Jalal al-Din al-Qazwini d. 1338/9
subject: al-Sukaki d. 1228/9
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