Shelfmark:

Isl. Ms. 137

Title:

[Sharḥ al-ʻAwāmil,1109, i.e. 1698].[شرح العوامل,1109ه, 1698م].

Author:

Unidentified-Can you help supply this information? Please comment!

Place/Date of Production:

[Erzurum,1698].

Size:

223 leaves :paper ;209 x 140 (135 x 55) mm. bound to 209 x 146 mm.

Summary:

Clear copy of a collection of three anonymous commentaries on ʻAbd al-Qāhir ibn ʻAbd al-Raḥmān al-Jurjānī's (d.1078?) al-ʻAwāmil al-miʼah, on Arabic syntax, with the first commentary providing iʻrāb and the second in Turkish. Text of the matn is included with each.

Other Title(s):

Title from opening on p.():الدرنوج

Subject(s):

Arabic language--Grammar--Early works to 1800.
Manuscripts, Arabic--Michigan--Ann Arbor.
Jurjānī, ʻAbd al-Qāhir ibn ʻAbd al-Raḥmān,--d. 1078?--ʻAwāmil al-miʼah.

Language:

Arabic and Ottoman Turkish.

Notes:

Ms. codex.
Title supplied by cataloguer.

Incipit:

"الحمد لمن وجب علينا ثناؤه ... وبعد فاني لما رأيت الطالبين يطلبون شرحا للعوامل الشيخ الامام عبد القاهر يجل اعرابها اردت ان ابين اعرابها بقدر طاقتي ... وسميته بالدرنوج [؟] وما توفيقي الا بالله ..."

Explicit:

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Colophon:

[1] "Scribal," triangular, reads: "تمت الكتاب بعون الملك الوهاب على يد اضعف العباد واحقر الطلاب اسماعيل بن عمر الملقب بابى زاده غفر الله له ولوالديه واحسن اليهما واليه في شهر ذي القعدة في يوم السبت في سنة تسع ومائة والف من هجرة من له العز والشرف تمت تم تم تم في وقت قبيل العصر في بلدة ارزن الروم ... في محل دار اغا جى تمت; [2] "Scribal," triangular, reads: "تمت الكتاب بعون الملك الوهاب على يد اضعف العباد واحقر الطلاب اسماعيل بن عمر الملقب بابى زاده غفر الله له ولوالديه واحسن اليهما واليه في يوم الثلثاء في شهر ذي القعدة في سنة تسع ومائة والف من هجرة من له العز والشرف تم تم تم" ; [3] "Scribal," triangular, reads: "تمت الكتاب بعون الله الملك الوهاب على يد اضعف العباد و احقر الطلاب اسماعيل بن عمر الملقب بابي زاده غفر الله له ولوالديها واحسن اليهما واليه في وقت الظهر في يوم الاحد في شهر ذي الحجة في سنة تسع ومائة والف من هجرة من له العز والشرف في بلدة ارزن الروم ... في محلة دار اغاجى اللهم احفظنا من شرور انفسنا يا رب العالمين برحمتك يا ارحم الراحمين تمت تم تم تم"

Dedication:

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Contents:

1. p.4-p.135 : "الحمد لمن وجب علينا ثناؤه ... وبعد فاني لما رأيت الطالبين يطلبون شرحا للعوامل ... اردت ان ابين اعرابها ... وسميتها بالدرنوج [؟]".
2. p.136-p.141 : [blank].
3. p.142-p.270 : "با حرف جر اسم لفظا مجرور مجرود يدر بانك مضاف اولمش ...".
4. p.271-p.277 : [blank].
5. p.278-p.457 : "... اما بعد فهذه كلمات مفهومات فهمنا من كلام الشراح لمتون النحو ... ".

Physical Details:
Collation:

i, 6 V(60), III (66), I (68), 6 V(128), II+1 (133), I (135), V (145), VIII (161), 6 V(221), I (223), i ; chiefly quinions ; catchwords present ; pagination in pencil, Western numerals, supplied during digitization (includes flyleaves and inserts, skips two pages between pp.441-442).

Layout:

Written in 17 lines per page ; frame-ruled.

Script:

Naskh ; clear and compact Turkish hand ; virtually serifless though occasional stray head-serif appears on lām or alif of lām alif ligature ; slight effect of tilt to the left ; many closed counters ; mainly tapered descenders ; kāf mashkūlah (mashqūqah) preferred ; alif maqṣūrah and final yāʼ often mardūdah ; freely ligatured with final hāʼ often joined preceding rāʼ, dāl, etc.

Decoration:

Keywords rubricated ; overlining in red.

Support:

European laid paper with 11 laid lines per cm. (vertical) and chain lines spaced 27 mm. apart (horizontal) ; sturdy and well-burnished ; watermark difficult to examine but appears to include a line of wreath or scrollwork ; two quires in a different European laid paper with 11 laid lines per cm. (vertical), chain lines spaced 28 mm. apart (horizontal), and double-headed eagle watermark ; dark cream and crisp but sturdy.

Binding:

Pasteboards once covered in marbled paper (in yellow, light green, and pink ; see envelope flap) with dark red leather over spine, fore-edge flap, and edges/turn-ins ; Type II binding (with flap) ; board linings in laid paper ; sewn in dark blue thread, two stations ; worked endbands in red and cream, tailband in good condition, tailband damaged with core exposed ; overall in poor condition with flap entirely lost, significant abrasion, lifting and losses of paper and leather (especially foreedge flap), delamination of boards, staining, moisture damage, etc.

Accompanying Materials:

Slips carrying notes inserted (paginated pp.75-76, pp.197-198, pp.379-380).

Former Shelfmarks:

British Museum, London "No. 92. Sharh al-awamil."

Origin:

As appears in colophons on p.135, p.270, and p.457, copied by Ismāʻīl ibn ʻUmar Abīʻzādah (İsmail Ömer Abizade) in Erzurum. Transcription finished in Dhū al-Qaʹdah and Dhū al-Ḥijjah 1109 [May-July 1698].

Ownership and History:

Bookplate of British Museum, London on interior of upper cover, "British Museum, London. No. 92. Sharh al-awamil." ; circular seal impression with figure of goat/gazelle in purple ink as well as inscription "190" in Western numerals on front flyleaf (p.1) ; on paper (blue-tinted) pasted on 'title page' (p.3), a detailed waqf statement in the name of al-Sayyid ʻAbd Allāh Adīb (Abdullah Edip), known as Jannatʹzādah (Cennet-zade), qāḍī of Erzurum, accompanied by his seal, reads: "وقفت وقفا صحيحا شرعيا بشرط ان لا يخرج من بيت الكتب الملتصق بداري الا لعلماء سكنوا بارضروم بكفيل مرعى اورهن قوي وانا الفقير السيد عبد الله اديب الشهير بجنت زاده القاضي بمدينة ارضروم في اثنى وستين ومائتين والف" ; marginal glosses and corrections.

Contributor(s) / Included work(s):

05--Jurjānī, ʻAbd al-Qāhir ibn ʻAbd al-Raḥmān,--d. 1078?--ʻAwāmil al-miʼah.
05--جرجاني، عبد القاهر بن عبد الرحمن.--عوامل المئة.

Scribe(s):

04 İsmail Ömer Abizade, fl. 1698, scribe. 04 اسماعيل عمر ابى زاده، ناسخ.

Former Owner(s):

Unidentified-Can you help supply this information? Please comment!

In Collection:

Tiflis Collection.

References:

Brockelmann, C. GAL,I, 288

Posted by evyn on July 12, 2010
Tags: Arabic MSS, Fully Catalogued, Tiflis Collection

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