Shelfmark:

Isl. Ms. 376

Title:

el-Fevayihü'n-nebeviye fi's-siyeri'l-Mustafaviye,[1264, i.e. 1848].الفوائح النبويه في السير المصطفويه,[1264ه، 1848م].

Author:

Karaçelebizade Abdülaziz,1591-1658.قره چلبي زاده عبد العزيز.

Place/Date of Production:

[1848].

Size:

226 leaves :paper ;276 x 160 (187 x 77) mm.

Summary:

Elegant copy of the work on the Prophet attributed to Karaçelebizade Abdülaziz Efendi (d.1658). Table of contents at opening.

Other Title(s):

Fawāʼiḥ al-nabawīyah fī al-siyar al-MuṣṭafawīyahFevayih ün-nebeviye fi es-siyer il-MustafaviyeTitle from inscription on recto of opening leaf carrying table of contents (p.3):Favaij al-nubuwwa

Subject(s):

Islam--History--Early works to 1800.
Manuscripts, Turkish--Michigan--Ann Arbor.
Muḥammad,--Prophet,--d. 632--Early works to 1800.

Genre:

Headpieces (layout features)19th century.

Language:

Ottoman Turkish.

Notes:

Ms. codex.
Title from opening matter on p.14.

Incipit:

"پیشكاه باركاه كبريا ... و تعظيم تحفۀ حمد وسپاس تقديم اولنوب ... حقير قره چلبي زاده عبد العزيز فقير اولدركه اكر چه اول فرمان فرمانى باركاه رسالت ... الفوائح النبويه في السير المصطفويه نام درج الدرده درج وتنظيم اولنوب ..."

Explicit:

"اقدام وحصين صعب بن معاذ استحلاصنى [استخلاصنى] نصب العين اهتمام ايتديلر"

Colophon:

"Scribal," triangular, reads "قد تم تسطير هذا الكتاب المستطاب بعون الله وتوفيق الملك الوهاب من النسخة الصحيحة الشريفة المجلية والنفيسة اللطيفة التى استصحبها ملجاء الفحول والفضلاء ومرجع المخارير والعلماء نسخة مشايخ الاسلام وعمدة العلماء الاعلام اعنى به عصمت بك افندى زاده السيد الحاج احمد عارف حكمت بك افندى ادامه الله تعالى بالعز الابدى وكان الباعث تحرير الكتاب ترغيب وتشويق من ذلك الجناب وانا الفقير الى الاء ربه الخالق نجل مشرب زاده على رائق وكان الفراغ من تهزيز براعة [؟] التحرير في اليوم الثالث من صفر الخير لسنه اربع وستين ومائتين والف من هجرة من برى من امام وخلف تم"

Dedication:

Can you help transcribe the dedication? Please comment!

Contents:

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

Physical Details:
Collation:

i, 22 V(220), III (226), i ; almost exclusively quinions ; catchwords present ; foliation in black ink, Hindu-Arabic numerals ; pagination in pencil, Western numerals, supplied during digitization (includes flyleaves).

Layout:

Written in 27 lines per page ; frame-ruled.

Script:

Nastaʻlīq (talik) ; small, compact Turkish hand ; serifless with effect of words descending to baseline, some elongation of horizontal strokes, mainly closed counters, pointing in strokes rather than distinct dots ; partially vocalized.

Decoration:

Elegant illuminated headpiece (ʻunwān / sarlawḥ) at opening of table of contents on p.4, consisting of rectangular piece with empty gold cartouche flanked by floral motifs in pink, red, yellow, green, etc. on fields of gold, surmounted by scalloped dome or w-shaped piece filled with swirling floral vegetal composition in green, light blue, pink, red, yellow, etc. on a gold ground, itself surmounted by vertical stalks (tīgh) in blue with gold and red accents, entire piece set in a well of dark pink blended with white ; another brilliant illuminated headpiece (ʻunwān / sarlawḥ) at opening of text on p.12, consisting of rectangular piece with empty gold cartouche flanked by floral motifs in pink, red and yellow on fields of lapis / cobalt and gold, surmounted by scalloped w-shaped piece filled with swirling floral vegetal composition in gold, pink, yellow, red, etc. on a lapis / cobalt ground with gold accents, itself surmounted by elaborate vertical stalks (tīgh) in blue with gold and red accents, entire piece set in a well of red blended with yellow ; written area surrounded by heavy gold frame defined by black fillets with outermost red rule, divisions within (table of contents, poetic passages, etc.) defined by narrow faint gold bands outlined by black fillets ; section headings, key words and passages, etc. rubricated or overlined in red ; simple illuminated tailpiece on p.460 consisting of vegetal designs flanking the close of the text.

Support:

European wove paper, light brown in color, highly sized and burnished, quite crisp though sturdy.

Binding:

Pasteboards covered in green leather ; Type II binding (with flap) ; pastedowns and flyleaves in gold-flecked pink 'marbled' paper ; upper and lower covers carry exquisite recessed stamped (with gold-painted recessed onlays) mandorla filled with vegetal composition (compare Déroche class. NSd) and pendants with tooled rosette and gold-painted accents, as well as tooled border in a series of s-shaped stamps ; design continues on flap ; sewn in pink and yellow (from p.240) thread, two stations ; worked chevron endbands in pink and yellow, good condition ; overall in fair condition with some abrasion, lifting of leather, etc.

Accompanying Materials:

Piece of yellow-tinted European laid paper carrying a sample of calligraphy in naskh (nesih) executed by Mustafa known as Bektaş Ağazade (مصطفى الشهير ببكتاش اغا زاده) found between pp.272-273.

Former Shelfmarks:

"357 T. De M. [i.e. Tammaro De Marinis]" inscribed in pencil on verso of front flyleaf (p.2).

Origin:

As appears in colophon on p.460, copied from the sound copy in the possession of Şeyhülislam Ahmet Ârif Hikmet Bey Efendi ( احمد عارف حكمت بك افندى , d.1859, son of İbrahim İsmet Bey Efendi) by the son of (Necl) Meşrepzade [Meşrebzade] Ali Raik ( نجل مشرب زاده على رائق / Najl Mashrabʻzādah ʻAlī Rāʼiq) with transcription completed 3 Ṣafar 1264 [January 1848].

Ownership and History:

Former owners' marks on 'title page' (p.3) include ownership statement in name of one ʻĀlī (Âli / عالى) dated 1285 [1868 or 9] and oval / circular seal impression ; fairly clean copy.

Contributor(s) / Included work(s):

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

Scribe(s):

07 Necl-i Meşrepzade Ali Raik, fl. 1848, scribe. 07 نجل مشرب زاده على رائق, ناسخ.

Former Owner(s):

Abdülhamid II, Sultan of the Turks, 1842-1918, former owner.

In Collection:

Abdul Hamid Collection.

References:

Ḥājjī Khalīfah. Kashf al-ẓunūn,2/1293

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Posted by evyn on October 6, 2010
Tags: Abdul Hamid Collection, Fully Catalogued, Turkish MSS

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