Isl. Ms. 562 v.2


al-Mujallad al-thānī min Kitāb Qāḍīkhān,[957, i.e. 1550].المجلد الثاني 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:



286 leaves :paper ;277 x 190 (210 x 135) mm.


Second of two volumes constituting a fine copy of Qāḍīkhān's (d.1196) treatise on fiqh, preceded by a table of contents (pp.5-7) ; this volume opening in Kitāb al-Ijāzāt and concluding in Kitāb al-Ḥajr.

Other Title(s):

Fatāwá Qāḍī Khān.mujallad 2فتاوى قاضي خان.مجلد 2Title from inscription on front flyleaf (p.1):فتاوى قاضيخان 2Title from colophon on p.575:جزء الثاني 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 supplied by cataloguer.


"كتاب الاجازات فصل في الالفاظ التي تنعقد بها الاجازة وفي تعليق انعقادها بالشرط ..."


"قال ابو القاسم رحمه الله لا يجوز وفقه واذ اذن له القاضي فهما افتيا بصحة الحجر على الحر البالغ كما هو مذهب ابي يوسف ومحمد رحمهما الله والله اعلم بالصواب واليه المرجع والمآب"


"Scribal," reads "تم الجز الثاني من كتاب قاضي خان على مؤلفه الرحمة والرضوان على يد العبد الفقير الحقير المعترف بالعجز والتقصير راجي رحمة ربه اللطيف الحنين المنان يوسف بن الحاج خضر [؟] بن الحاج محمد الباقاني نسبا والحنبلي مذهبا غفر الله له ولوالديه ولمن قرأ او نظر فيه ودعا له بالمغفرة ولجميع المسلمين ... وذلك في صفر الخير سنة ٩۵۷"


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Physical Details:

ii, 28 V(280), III (286), iii ; almost exclusively quinions ; catchwords present (occasionally cut off) ; foliation in black 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 (some sweeping), pointing in distinct dots, some free assimilation of letters, etc.


Keywords, section headings, and abbreviation symbols rubricated ; 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 13-16 mm. between chains and 30-35 mm. between groups (see p.34, etc.) ; sturdy and dense, well-burnished to glossy ; later flyleaves in European laid paper with anchor in circle watermark (visilble in back flyleaf).


Pasteboards now covered in red cloth (evidence of tooled and stamped leather beneath) ; Type II binding (with flap) ; pastedowns and flyleaves in brown wove paper ; upper and lower covers carry stamped mandorla under the cloth ; sewn in dark cream thread, two stations ; worked chevron endbands in red and yellow, good condition ; overall in fairly good condition with some staining, abrasion, lifting of cloth at board corners, etc.

Former Shelfmarks:

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


As appears in colophon on pp.575-576, copied by Yūsuf ibn Khiḍr [Khaḍir] ibn Muḥammad al-Bāqānī al-Ḥanbalī with transcription completed in Ṣafar 957 [February-March 1550].

Ownership and History:

Ownership / patronage statement on opening leaf (p.3) in name of Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad, indicating that he had the text copied for him ("بالاستنساخ"), likely in Ramlah [or Rakhlah ?], statement reads "دخل هذا المجلد في نوبة الفقير بالاستنساخ في رملة [رخلة ؟] نمقه احقر عباد الله محمد ابن احمد عفي عنه and is accompanied by scalloped, almond-shaped seal impression (also appearing on p.5), compare statement in volume one [Isl. Ms. 562 v.1] ; collation statement on p.5 "عدد كراريس مجلد قاضيخان ٢٩" ; oval seal impression on p.7 ; partially effaced ownership statement on p.7, likely in name of al-Sayyid al-Ḥājj Ḥasan [Ḥusayn?] Rushdī ibn al-Ḥājj Muḥammad Surūrī (Hacı Hasen [Hüseyin ?] Rüştü bin Hacı Mehmet Sürurî), compare statement in volume one [Isl. Ms. 562 v.1]) ; 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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