Isl. Ms. 485


al-Juz’ al-thānī min Jāmi‘ al-uṣūl fī aḥādīth al-rasūl,[14th century?].الجزء الثاني من جامع الأصول في أحاديث الرسول,[القرن 14م؟].


Ibn al-Athīr, Majd al-Dīn al-Mubārak ibn Muḥammad,1149-1209.ابن الاثير، مجد الدين المبارك بن محمد.

Place/Date of Production:



190 leaves :paper ;260 x 175 (225 x 140) mm.


Fine copy of a second volume of Majd al-Dīn al-Mubārak Ibn al-Athīr's ḥadīth collection opening in al-Kitāb al-thānī fī tilāwat al-Qurʼān ; ends abruptly and appears incomplete.

Other Title(s):

Jāmiʻ al-uṣūl li-aḥādīth al-Rasūl.juzʼ 2جامع الأصول لأحاديث الرسول.جزء 2Jāmi‘ al-uṣūl fī aḥādīth al-rasūlجامع الاصول في احاديث الرسول


Hadith--Texts--Early works to 1800.
Hadith--Criticism, interpretation, etc.--Early works to 1800.
Manuscripts, Arabic--Michigan--Ann Arbor.




Ms. codex.
Title from inscription on 'title page' (recto of flyleaf pasted to opening leaf, p.1).


"صلى الله على سيدنا محمد وآله الكتاب الثاني في [تلاوة] القرآن وقراءته وفيه بابان الباب الاول في التلاوة وفيه ثلاثة فصول الفصل الاول في الحث عليها"


"فان عبد الله بن عمر حدثه ان رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم نزل عند سرحات عند يسار الطريق في مسيل دون هرشي ذلك المسيل لاصق بكراع هرشي [بينه وبين الطريق قريب من] غلوة وكان عبد الله يصلى إلى سرحة هي أقرب [السرحات إلى الطريق] وهي أطولهن وأن عبد الله ابن عمر حدثة أن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم"


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Physical Details:

IV (8), 7 V(78), V+2 (90), IV (98), VII+1 (113), 2+IV (123), IV (131), 1+V (142), V (152), IV (160), V (170), II (174), 2+V (186), II (190) ; front flyleaf has been pasted to opening leaf ; catchwords present ; pagination in pencil, Western numerals, supplied during digitization.


Written in 21-23 lines per page.


Naskh ; clear Syrian or Egyptian hand, mainly sans serif (though occasionally appearing on medial alif) with mostly open counters ; text of ḥadīths vocalized.


Section headings, subheadings, and abbreviations (mainly sigla) rubricated ; textual dividers in the form red discs.


non-European (Arab) laid paper with 7 laid lines per cm. (vertical) and grouped chain lines visible but difficult to discern ; quite thick ; some bifolia splitting.


Pasteboards covered in tan leather ; Type II binding (with flap) ; board linings in marbled paper (darkblue, pink, and yellow) ; upper and lower covers carry blind-stamped scalloped mandorla with vegetal composition (with vertical symmetry, no cloud bands apparent, compare Déroche class. OSv) ; sewn in white thread, two stations, some quires coming loose ; overall in good condition.

Accompanying Materials:

a. Inventory cataloguing slip in hand of Winifred Smeaton Thomas. -- b. Acquisitions slip from Yahuda.

Former Shelfmarks:

From foreedge label and inscription on interior of upper cover, "IL 68" (likely supplied by Yahuda, see acquisitions slip).


Lacks dated colophon ; hand and paper seem to suggest 14th century.

Ownership and History:

Ownership statement on flyleaf pasted to opening leaf (p.1) reads "من فضل الخالق دخل ... عبد الخالق عفي عنه" ; also on p.1 collation statement indicating the number of quires and a note, possibly entered by a bookseller, indicating the year received (as a gift or donation) [?] ; numerous marginal notes and rubricated sigla (in the copyist's hand) referencing transmitters, ḥadīth collections, etc. ; many marginal corrections.

Contributor(s) / Included work(s):

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Former Owner(s):

Yahuda, A. S., former owner.

In Collection:

Yahuda Collection.


Brockelmann, C. GAL,I, 357Ḥājjī Khalīfah. Kashf al-ẓunūn,ii 501

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Posted by evyn on October 6, 2010
Tags: Arabic MSS, Fully Catalogued, Yahuda Collection

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