Shelfmark:

Isl. Ms. 462

Title:

[Tafsīr al-Wāḥidī ... etc.,17th century].[تفسير الواحدي ... الخ,القرن 17م].

Author:

Wāḥidī, Abū al-Ḥasan ʻAlī ibn Aḥmad,d. 1075 or 6.واحدي، ابو الحسن علي بن احمد.

Place/Date of Production:

[16--].

Size:

164 leaves :paper ;280 x 225 (249 x 143) mm.

Summary:

Fine Maghribī copy of Abū al-Ḥasan ʻAlī ibn Aḥmad al-Wāḥidī's (d.1076) terse philological commentary on the Qurʼān entitled al-Wajīz fī maʻānī al-Qurʼān al-ʻazīz, followed by a commentary on al-Qaṣīdah al-Shaqrāṭīsīyah and the text of al-Waraqāt fī uṣūl al-fiqh of Imām al-Ḥaramayn Abū al-Maʻālī al-Juwaynī. Additional excerpts from other text appear on front flyleaf (p.1), 'title page' (p.3), following the tafsīr (p.289-p.291), and verso of final leaf (p.328)

Other Title(s):

WajīzوجيزTitle in GAL:Tafsīr al-Qurʼān al-wajīzSharḥ Qaṣīdat Abī Muḥammad ʻAbd Allāh ibn Abī Zakarīyā Yaḥyá ibn ʻAlī ibn Zakarīyā al-shahīr bi-al-Shaqrāṭīsīشرح قصيدة ابي محمد عبد الله بن ابي زكريا يحيى بن علي بن زكريا الشهير بالشقراطيسيورقات في اصول الفقه

Subject(s):

Islamic law--Interpretation and construction--Early works to 1800.
Manuscripts, Arabic--Michigan--Ann Arbor.
Tawzarī al-Shaqrāṭīsī, ʻAbd Allāh ibn Yaḥyá,--d. 1073.--Qaṣīdah al-Shaqrāṭīsīyah.
Muḥammad,--Prophet,--d. 632--Poetry--Early works to 1800.
Koran--Commentaries--Early works to 1800.

Language:

Arabic.

Notes:

Ms. composite codex.
Title supplied by cataloguer.

Incipit:

[Tafsīr al-Wāḥidī] "وصلى الله على سيدنا محمد وعلى اله وصحبه وسلم تسليما كثيرا كثيرا كثيرا الحمد لله الكريم بالائه والعظيم بكبريائه القادر فلا يمانع والقاهر فلا ينازع ... اما بعد فان لكل زمان نشوة ولكل نشوى علما"

Explicit:

[al-Waraqāt] "ووجه الدليل ان النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم قد خطا المجتهد تارة وصوبه اخرى والله سبحانه اعلم وصلى الله على سيدنا محمد وعلى اله وصحبه وسلم تسليما انتهت الورقات المفيدات لامام الحرمين ابي المعاني الجويني رحمه الله"

Colophon:

[Tafsīr al-Wāḥidī] "Scribal," rectangular, reads "كان الفراغ منه يوم الخميس بعد صلاة الظهر في شهر الله المعظم جمادى الاول في اليوم الخامس عشر منه عام [...؟] بعد الالف ... من الهجرة النبوية على صاحبها الصلاة والسلام ... على يد العبد الفقير ... محمد ابن محمد ابن ابراهيم الشوشي [؟] العياضي تاب الله عليه وغفر له نسخته انا وسيده احمد بن علي ... على ايام امتحاننا ... الى شيخنا ... ابي زكريا سيده علي بن علي ... والحمد لله رب العالمين ولا حول ولا قوة الا بالله العلي العظيم" ; [Sharḥ al-Qaṣīdah al-Shaqrāṭīsīyah] "Scribal," rectangular, reads "تأليف الشيخ الشهير السيد الاكمل الفقيه القاضي ابي عبد الله محمد بن محمد بن معزة الهواربي رحمه الله على يد العبد الفقير ... الراجي عفو ربه وغفرانه محمد السعيدي بن محمد بن محمد الوغليسي نسبا [؟] المالكي مذهبا الاشعري اعتقادا غفر الله له ولوالده ... نسخته للفقيه الاجل الموحد الافضل ابعلا [ابو ؟] زكريا يحيى بن محمد بن علي الخراطي الفراوضي ... الحمد لله رب العالمين"

Dedication:

Can you help transcribe the dedication? Please comment!

Contents:

1. p.4-p.289 : [Tafsīr al-Wāḥidī] / Abū al-Ḥasan ʻAlī ibn Aḥmad al-Wāḥidī.
2. p.289-p.291 : [assorted excerpts].
3. p.292-p.323 : [Sharḥ Qaṣīdat Abī Muḥammad ʻAbd Allāh ibn Abī Zakarīyā Yaḥyá ibn ʻAlī ibn Zakarīyā al-shahīr bi-al-Shaqrāṭīsī ] / Abū ʻAbd Allah Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad ibn Maʻazzah al-Hawāribī.
4. p.324-p.327 : al-Waraqāt al-mufīdāt / Imām al-Ḥaramayn Abū al-Maʻālī al-Juwaynī.

Physical Details:
Collation:

I-1 (1), V+1 (12), V (22), V+1 (33), V (43), VI (55), II (59), VI (71), V (81), VI (93), 3 V(123), I (125), 3 V(155), V-1 (164) ; chiefly quinions ; catchwords present ; pagination in pencil, Western numerals, supplied during digitization.

Layout:

Written in 31 lines per page ; frame-ruled.

Script:

Maghribī ; two main hands, quite elegant with sweeping descenders, etc. ; occasional vocalization (in red).

Decoration:

Keywords, section headings, excerpts and abbreviation symbols (mainly sigla) rubricated ; occasional textual dividers in the form of three dots.

Support:

European laid paper of two main types ; opening type with 7 laid lines per cm. (vertical), chain lines difficult to view but seemingly spaced roughly 35-40 mm. apart (horizontal), and possible three hats watermark (see p.92/p.106, Heawood 2596, etc.) ; following type also with 7 laid lines per cm. (vertical), chain lines roughly 25 mm. apart and watermark of crescent in circle with cross [?] (see pp. 233-4, 245-6, 269-70, 301-2, etc.) ; all quite sturdy and well-burnished ; extensive pest damage.

Binding:

Covers lost, only spine (in dark brown leather) remains ; sewn in cream thread, two stations ; only traces of endbands remain ; overall in quite poor condition with upper and lower covers lost, lifting and losses of spine leather, etc. ; housed in box for protection.

Accompanying Materials:

a. University of Michigan General Library charge slip for "Traité de versification arabe" -- b. Acquisitions slip from Yahuda.

Former Shelfmarks:

From front flyleaf (p.1), "IL 50 D" (likely supplied by Yahuda, see acquisitions slip).

Origin:

As appears in colophon on p.289, Tafsīr al-Wāḥidī copied by Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad ibn Ibrāhīm ... al-ʻIyāḍī [?] and Aḥmad ibn ʻAlī during the days of their examination with their shaykh Abū Zakarīyā ʻAlī ibn ʻAlī, with transcription completed 15 Jumādá I in what appears to be a year between 1001 and 1100. Paper, etc. suggest 17th century. As appears in colophon on p.323, Sharḥ al-Qaṣīdah al-Shaqrāṭīsīyah copied by Muḥammad al-Saʻīdī ibn Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad al-Waghlīsī for Abū [?] Zakarīyā Yaḥyá ibn Muḥammad ibn ʻAlī al-Kharrāṭī al-Farāwṣanī. Date of transcription not specified ; paper, etc. suggest 17th century.

Ownership and History:

Glosses and marginal corrections ; occasional notabilia (sideheads).

Contributor(s) / Included work(s):

04--Abū ʻAbd Allah Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad ibn Maʻazzah al-Hawāribī.--Sharḥ al-Qaṣīdah al-Shaqrāṭīsīyah.
04--ابو عبد الله محمد بن محمد بن معزة الهواربي.--شرح القصيدة الشقراطيسية.
06--Imām al-Ḥaramayn al-Juwaynī, ʻAbd al-Malik ibn ʻAbd Allāh,--1028-1085.--Waraqāt.
06--امام الحرمين الجويني، عبد الملك بن عبد الله.--ورقات.
11--Abū Zakarīyā Yaḥya ibn Muḥammad ibn ʻAlī al-Kharrāṭī al-Farāwṣanī,--fl. 18th cent.?,--patron.
11--ابو زكريا يحيى بن محمد بن علي الخراطي الفراوصني,--راع.
Sharḥ Qaṣīdat Abī Muḥammad ʻAbd Allāh ibn Abī Zakarīyā Yaḥyá ibn ʻAlī ibn Zakarīyā al-shahīr bi-al-Shaqrāṭīsīشرح قصيدة ابي محمد عبد الله بن ابي زكريا يحيى بن علي بن زكريا الشهير بالشقراطيسيورقات في اصول الفقه

Scribe(s):

07 Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad ibn Ibrāhīm al-ʻIyāḍī, fl. 17th cent., scribe. 08 Aḥmad ibn ʻAlī, fl. 17th cent., scribe. 09 Muḥammad al-Saʻdī ibn Muḥammad al-Waghlīsī, fl. 18th cent.?, scribe. 07 محمد بن محمد بن ابراهيم العياضي, ناسخ. 08 احمد بن علي, ناسخ. 09 محمد السعدي بن محمد الوغليسي, ناسخ.

Former Owner(s):

Yahuda, A. S., former owner.

In Collection:

Yahuda Collection.

References:

Brockelmann, C. GAL,I 411/3 ; SI

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

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