Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 284 (U.6.2)
Title: Abecedarivm
Date of Creation: Not assigned
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Abecedarivm.
Abecedarium and Prayers.
Remarks: This Arabic Primer is followed by some daily prayers. On the front board is the name: Angelo Timoni 1732, followed by the same name written in Arabic characters.
[Formerly Q.6.2; Q.6.89]
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 8 x 6, ff. 18, neatly written (except the last five pages) in five parallel cols. of 6 lines, each 5 1/8 x 3/4, gilt ruled and margined, the ruling being vertical as well as horizontal, each page presents a set of thirty small squares containing each a letter, syllable, or word, the first two pages are floreated and lavishly gilt.
Binding: Limp paper covers, with a floral design in colours
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Arabic
Material Type: Prayer
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. 495.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

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provenance: Angelo Timoni fl.1732
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