Isl. Ms. 562 v.1


al-Mujallad al-awwal min Kitāb Qāḍīkhān,[957, i.e. 1550].المجلد الاول من كتاب قاضيخان،[957ه، 1550م].


Qāḍī Khān, al-Ḥasan ibn Manṣūr al-Ūzjandī al-Farghānī,d. 1196.قاضي خان، الحسن بن منصور الاوزجندي الفرغاني.

Place/Date of Production:



280 leaves :paper ;277 x 190 (210 x 130) mm.


First of two volumes constituting a fine copy of Qāḍīkhān's (d.1196) treatise on fiqh, preceded by a table of contents (pp.4-7) ; this volume opening with the preface (followed by Kitāb al-Ṣalāh) and concluding with Bāb al-Istibrāʼ from Kitāb al-Buyūʻ.

Other Title(s):

Fatāwá Qāḍī Khān.mujallad 1فتاوى قاضي خان.مجلد 1Title from inscription on front flyleaf (p.1):فتاوى قاضيخان 1Title from colophon (p.571):جزء الاول من كتاب قاضي خان


Hanafites--Early works to 1800.
Islamic law--Interpretation and construction--Early works to 1800.
Fatwas--Early works to 1800.
Manuscripts, Arabic--Michigan--Ann Arbor.




Ms. codex.
Title from inscription on p.5.


"الحمد لله رب العالمين والصلاة على رسوله محمد واله اجمعين حمدا يقربنا الى مرضات الله تعالى وكرامته وصلاة تبلغنا الى محبة الرسول وشفاعته ... قال القاضي الامام ... الحسن بن منصور بن محمود الاوزجندي ... ذكرت في هذا الكتاب من المسائل التي يغلب وقوعها ويمس الحاجة اليها ..."


"ولو رأى امرأة تزني ثم تزوجها ان حبلت من المزني لا يطأها حتى تضع حملها وان لم تحبل يستحب له ان لا يطأها حتى تحيض والله اعلم بالصواب"


"تم الجزء الاول من كتاب قاضي خان على روح مؤلفه الرحمة والرضوان ... على يد العبد الفقير الحقير المعترف بالعجز والتقصير راجي عفو ربه اللطيف الحنين المنان يوسف بن خضر [؟] بن محمد الباقاني نسبا والحنبلي مذهبا غفر الله له ولوالديه ولمن قرأ فيه او نظر فيه ودعا له ولوالديه ولجميع المسلمين بالمغفرة والرحمة ... والحمد لله رب العالمين"


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Physical Details:

ii, 28 V(280), i ; exclusively quinions ; foliation in black and red ink, Hindu-Arabic numerals ; pagination in pencil, Western numerals, supplied during digitization (includes flyleaves).


Written in 29 lines per page ; frame-ruled.


Naskh ; elegant 'Syrian' (Palestinian) hand ; partially but irregularly seriffed with slight effect of tilt to the left, curvilinear descenders (often sweeping), elongation of horizontal strokes, pointing in distinct dots, some free assimilation of letters.


Keywords, section headings, and abbreviation symbols rubricated or in blue ink ; textual dividers in the form of inverted commas in red.


non-European (likely Arab) laid paper with 9 laid lines per cm. (horizontal) and chain lines (vertical) grouped in threes with 10-14 between chains and 28-34 between groups (see p.62, etc.) ; sturdy and dense, well-burnished to glossy ; minor pest damage.


Boards covered in red cloth ; Type II binding (with flap) ; pastedowns and flyleaves in brown wove paper ; now sewn in white thread, two stations ; worked chevron endbands in red and yellow, quite good condition ; overall in fairly good condition with some staining, abrasion, etc.

Former Shelfmarks:

From interior of upper cover "IL 264" (likely supplied by Yahuda).


As appears in colophon on p.571, copied by Yūsuf ibn Khiḍr [Khaḍir] ibn Muḥammad al-Bāqānī al-Ḥanbalī. Given date of patronage statement and date of transcription given in second volume (Ṣafar 957 [February-March 1550], commissioned and copied by the same patron and copyist), transcription of this volume likely completed in 1550.

Ownership and History:

Ownership / patronage statement on p.5 dated 957 [1550] in name of Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad, indicating that he had the text copied for him ("بالاستكتاب"), likely in Ramlah, statement reads "دخل في نوبة الفقير محمد ابن احمد عفي عنه بالاستكتاب في مدينة رملة [؟] في سنة ۹٥٧" and is accompanied by two scalloped, almond-shaped seal impressions (also appearing on p.7), compare statement in second volume [Isl. Ms. 562 v.2] ; collation statement on p.5 "وعدد كراريسه مع البياض ٢٨" ; ownership statement on p.7 in name of al-Sayyid al-Ḥājj Ḥasan [Ḥusayn?] Rushdī ibn al-Ḥājj Muḥammad Surūrī (Hacı Hasen [Hüseyin ?] Rüştü bin Hacı Mehmet Sürurî), reads "تملكه الفقير اليه عز شأنه السيد الحاج حسن [حسين ؟] رشدى بن الحاج محمد سرورى عفى عنهما" ; occasional marginal corrections, glosses and notabilia (side-heads).

Contributor(s) / Included work(s):

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04 Yūsuf ibn Khiḍr ibn Muḥammad al-Bāqānī al-Ḥanbalī, fl. 1550, scribe. 04 يوسف بن خضر بن محمد الباقاني الحنبلي, ناسخ.

Former Owner(s):

06 Hasen Rüştü bin Mehmet Süruri, former owner. 06 حسن رشدى بن محمد سرورى، مالك سابق.

In Collection:

Yahuda Collection.


Brockelmann, C. GAL,I 376Ḥājjī Khalīfah. Kashf al-ẓunūn,iv 364Juynboll, T. W. "Ḳāḍī Khān, Fakhr al-Dīn al-Ḥasan b. Manṣūr al-Farghānī." In EI2,vol. IV, p. 377, col. 1

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Posted by evyn on September 29, 2010
Tags: Arabic MSS, Fully Catalogued, Yahuda Collection

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