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Call Number: MS Hunter 314 (U.7.8)
Date of Creation: Not assigned
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Tha'labi, Kitabu'l 'Ara'is fi'l Majalis. (Extract.)
Ibn Shihnah, Kitab Taharati'l Kulub. (Extracts.)
Jazuli, Kitab Dala'ili'l Khairat. (Extracts.)
Remarks: The object of the copyist is to prove that the Muslims do not ask God to pray for Muhammad.
On the outside of the front cover, in an XVIII. Cent. hand (that of the copyist):
I. Thalebehs account of Moses re- | ceiving the Law written by God | himself on Tables with a [pretended] | Copy thereof &c.
II. Shunahs Miscellanies - being a | Collection of various Matters- | as some account of Faith, | Hope &c. - also Moham- | meds Miracles - Several plea- | sant stories on the Creation, Death | &c.
III. An account of the forms of | Prayer made use of by the | Mahometans for their Beloved | Mohammed - with some (pretend- | ed reasons for introducing them &c.
On a slip of paper (affixed by sealing wax to the inside of this cover) in a later hand: [unkeyable character]. | Vide hujus Libri Contenta in Tergo.
[Formerly S.7.25; S.7.117]
Arrangement: List Item Content
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 7 3/4 x 6, ff. 142, written at Oxford in a European hand, in single cols. of 21 lines, each 5 7/8 x 2 5/8.
Binding: Brown paper covers, stitched
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. 498.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Muhammad ibn Sulaiman al-Jazuli
author: Abu al-Walid Ibn Shihnah
author: Thalab Ahmad ibn Yahya
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