Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 325 (U.7.19)
Title: A Salomone Negri Arabice Versa
Date of Creation: Between 1716 and 1717
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Clementis XI. Papae Homilia, A Salomone Negri Arabice Versa.
Pope Clement XI.'s Homily, translated into Arabic by Salomon Negri.
Remarks: The verso of the first folio contains the following title: [in Arabic characters] In the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit, one God, Amen: HOMILIA | PAPAE CLEMENTIS XI. | Habita in Dominica Resurrectionis | Christi DOMINI | inter Missarum solemnica, | in Basilica Principis Apostolorum, Anno MDCCIII. | Romę Arabice elaborata olim | ą Celeberrimo Salomone Negri, Damasceno. | Descripta | ą | Georgio Jacobo Kehr, Schleusinga-Henneber- | gico-Franco, Th. SS. & Lingg: OOrr: [Theologię Sanctissime et Linguarum Orientalium] Cultore. | Anno 1717 mense Aprili: Halę Magdeburgicę.
[Formerly P.4.19].
Cordier's description (Bibliotheca Sinica III, 1906-7, col. 1652) adds date of the homily as 1703, and ends: 'Ex libris T.S. Bayeri Regiomontani.'
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 7 5/8 x 4 7/8, ff. 10, written at Halle, in Saxony, in single cols. (Arabic and Latin on opposite pages) of 10 and about 14 lines, and each 5 3/4 x 3½ and 5 3/4 x 3 3/4 respectively, rubrics. (April, 1717 A.D.)
Binding: Paper covers, embossed with floral designs, gilt and coloured
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Arabic
Material Type: Document
Bibliography: Henri Cordier, Bibliotheca Sinica, 3 (2e éd, Paris, 1906-7), col. 1652; 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. 499.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Clement XI Pope fl.1711
subject: Georg Jacob Kehr fl.1717
translator: Solomon Negri 1665-1727
Arabic scholar and translator. Sulayman al-Aswad al-Dimashqi, or Solomon Negri as he was known to the West, was born in Damascus into an Arabophone, Orthodox family …
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