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Shelfmark:

Isl. Ms. 255

Title:

[Majmūʻat rasāʼil,17th century?].[مجموعة رسائل,القرن 17م؟].

Place/Date of Production:

[16--?].

Size:

145 leaves :paper ;208 x 128 (157-174 x 64-80) mm.

Summary:

Fine copy of a collection of treatises on legal matters. Contents listed in detail on 'title page' (p.3).


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Other Title(s):

Edge title (tail):مجموعه نفيسهطبقات فقهاء الحنفيةترجمة القاسم بن قطلوبغا في مختصر طبقات الشيخ شمس الدين محمد علي بن طولونطبقات العلماء.

Subject(s):

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

Genre:

Headpieces (layout features)19th century.

Language:

Arabic.

Notes:

Ms. codex.
Title supplied by cataloguer.

Incipit:

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Explicit:

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Colophon:

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Dedication:

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Contents:

1. p.3 : [contents listing].
2. p.4-p.34 : [al-Siyāsah al-sharʻīyah] / Dede Efendi.
3. p.35 : [blank].
4. p.36-p.58 : al-Risālah al-arḍīyah.
5. p.59 : [blank].
6. p.60-p.61 : [table of contents for Kitāb al-Ḥudūd wa-al-aḥkām].
7. p.62-63 : [blank].
8. p.64-p.134 : Kitāb al-Ḥudūd wa-al-aḥkām / Muṣannifak ʻAlī ibn Majd al-Dīn ibn al-Shāhrūdī al-Bisṭāmī.
9. p.135-p.147 : Risālah mutaʻalliqah bi-al-waqf / Ebüssuud Efendi.
10. p.148 : [blank].
11. p.149-p.158 : [al-Fatāwá] al-ʻArabīyah al-mutaʻalliqah bi-al-waqf / Ebüssuud Efendi.
12. p.159-p.173 : Risālah mutaʻalliqah bi-masāʼil al-masḥ / Ebüssuud Efendi.
13. p.174 : [blank].
14. p.175-p.184 : Risālah mutaʻalliqah bi-al-waqf / Ebüssuud Efendi.
15. p.185-p.196 : Risālah mutaʻalliqah bi-al-waqf / Shāh Afandī Dāmād Abī al-Saʻūd.
16. p.197-p.202 : Risālah fī taḥqīq masʼalat dukhūl walad al-bint fī al-mawqūf ʻalá awlād al-awlād / Kemalpaşazade.
17. p.203-252 : Ṭabaqāt fuqahāʼ al-Ḥanafīyah / al-Qāsim Ibn Quṭlūbughā.
18. p.253-p.291 : Ṭabaqāt al-fuqahāʼ / Taşköprüzade.
19. p.292-p.293 : [assorted excerpts].

Physical Details:
Collation:

i, 2 V(20), IV (28), I (30), 3 V(60), II (64), I (66), II+3 (73), II (77), V+1 (88), I+1 (91), IV+1 (100), 2 V(120), II (124), V+1 (135), V (145), i ; leaves between works left blank ; catchwords present ; foliation in black ink, Hindu-Arabic numerals (for entire majmūʻah and for Kitāb al-Ḥudūd wa-al-aḥkām) ; pagination in pencil, Western numerals, supplied during digitization (includes flyleaves).

Layout:

Written in 27, 25 and 31 lines per page ; frame-ruled.

Script:

Naskh and nastaʻlīq (talike) ; three elegant Turkish hands ; opening two works (pp.4-p.58) copied in the same fine naskh ; next several works (pp.64-202) in a fine nastaʻlīq (talik) ; final two works (pp.203-291) in another nastaʻlīq (talik).

Decoration:

Keywords, abbreviation symbols, and section headings rubricated ; textual dividers in the form of red inverted commas ; gold frame surrounds the written area of the first two works and final two works (work of Ibn Quṭlūbughā and work of Taşköprüzade) ; illuminated headpiece (ʻunwān) appears at the opening of the work of Ibn Quṭlūbughā (p.204) ; another illuminated headpiece (ʻunwān) appears the opening of the work by Taşköprüzade (p.254).

Support:

non-European laid paper of at least two types ; opening type with 9 laid lines per cm. (horizontal) and rare chain lines partially visible ; from p.64 another type with 10 laid lines per cm. (vertical, quite indistinct) and chains rarely visible, thinner, though sturdy, medium to dark cream in color ; pp.136-148 and pp.157-202 on a European laid paper with 11 laid lines per cm. (horizontal), chain lines spaced 26 mm. apart (vertical), and watermark of paschal lamb in four-lobed circle (see p.136, 138, etc. and compare Agneau pascal nos. 9-24 (dated 17th century) in Velkov, Les Filigranes dans les documents Ottomans) ; from p.203 another European laid paper with 8 laid lines per cm. (vertical), chain lines spaced 26 mm. apart (horizontal) and watermark (difficult to make out) ; some leaves tinted beige or buff (a light orange color).

Binding:

Pasteboards covered in dark brown leather ; Type II binding (with flap, though fully detached) ; board linings in marbled paper (in olive green, dark blue and white) ; upper and lower covers carry stamped and gold-painted scalloped mandorla (filled with vegetal decoration, compare Déroche class. OAi 8) with accents and tooled border in gold ; sewn in cream thread, two stations, some thread breakage ; worked chevron endbands in light pink and cream, damaged (tailband especially) ; overall in somewhat poor condition with flap detached, upper cover detaching, some abrasion, lifting and losses of leather, etc. ; housed in box for protection.

Former Shelfmarks:

"٧٥" on spine label ; "401 T. D. M. [i.e. Tammaro De Marinis]" inscribed in pencil on recto of front flyleaf (p.1) ; "214" inscribed in pencil on 'title page’ (p.3).

Origin:

As appears in colophon on p.134, transcription of Kitāb al-Ḥudūd wa-al-aḥkām completed in 1063 [1652 or 3], from a copy in the hand of the author. As appears in colophon on p.291, transcription of final work (and perhaps that of Ibn Quṭlūbughā) completed in Dhū al-Qaʻdah 1050 [February 1641]. Remaining works likely also copied in the 17th century (as suggested by hand and paper).

Ownership and History:

Inscriptions in pencil on recto of front flyleaf (p.1) "401 T. D. M. [i.e. Tammaro De Marinis]" and opening 'title page' (p.3) "214" ; ownership statement on 'title page' (p.3) in name of Abdürrahim Mahmut Efendizade accompanied by his seal, statement reads "استصحبه الفقير عبد الحيم الشهير بمحمود افندى زاده غفي عنهما" ; also on 'title page' (p.3) a second ownership statement (reads "تملكه بطريق الايهاب عن بعض خلص الاحباب العبد الفقير شانى زاده محمد صادق بن الحاج مصطفى غفر لهم") in name of Şanizade Mehmet Sadık (d.1817), qāḍī (kadı) in Mecca, whose name also appears at the close of an excerpt in Turkish "صورت عشق نامه لوالد المرحوم باعث رقيمه اولدركه ..." (dated first part of Rajab 1204 [March 1790]) on recto of front flyleaf (p.1) ; marginal glosses and corrections.

Contributor(s) / Included work(s):

02--Dadah Khalīfah,--d. 1565.--Siyāsah al-sharʻīyah.
02--دده خليفه.--سياسة الشرعية.
04--Muṣannifak, ʻAlī ibn Majd al-Dīn Muḥammad,--1400 or 1401-1470 or 71.--Ḥudūd wa-al-aḥkām al-fiqhīyah.
04--مصنفك، علي بن مجد الدين محمد.--حدود والاحكام الفقهية.
05--Abū al-Saʻūd Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad,--1492 or 3-1574 or 5.--Risālah mutaʻalliqah bi-al-waqf.
05--ابو السعود محمد بن محمد.--رسالة متعلقة بالوقف.
06--Abū al-Saʻūd Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad,--1492 or 3-1574 or 5.--Fatāwá al-ʻArabīyah al-mutaʻalliqah bi-al-waqf.
06--ابو السعود محمد بن محمد.--فتاوى العربية المتعلقة بالوقف.
07--Abū al-Saʻūd Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad,--1492 or 3-1574 or 5.--Risālah mutaʻalliqah bi-masāʼil al-masḥ.
07--ابو السعود محمد بن محمد.--رسالة متعلقة بمسائل المسح.
08--Shāh Afandī Dāmād Abī al-Saʻūd.--Risālah mutaʻalliqah bi-al-waqf.
08--شاه افندى داماد ابي السعود.--رسالة متعلقة بالوقف.
09--Kemalpaşazade,--1468 or 9-1534.--Risālah fī taḥqīq masʼalat dukhūl walad al-bint fī al-mawqūf ʻalá awlād al-awlād.
09--ابن كمال باشا، احمد بن سليمان.--رسالة في تحقيق مسئلة دخول ولد البنت في الموقوف على اولاد الاولاد.
10--Ibn Quṭlūbughā, al-Qāsim ibn ʻAbd Allāh,--1399 or 1400-1474 or 5.--Tāj al-tarājim fī ṭabaqāt al-Ḥanafīyah.--Selections.
10--ابن قطلوبغا، القاسم بن عبد الله.--تاج التراجم في طبقات الحنفية.--مختارات.
11--Ṭāshkubrīʹzādah, Aḥmad ibn Muṣṭafá,--1495-1561.--Ṭabaqāt al-fuqahāʼ.
طاش كبري زاده، احمد بن مصطفى.--طبقات الفقهاء.
طبقات فقهاء الحنفيةترجمة القاسم بن قطلوبغا في مختصر طبقات الشيخ شمس الدين محمد علي بن طولونطبقات العلماء.

Scribe(s):

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Former Owner(s):

12 Abdürrahim Mahmut Efendizade, former owner. 13 Şanizade Mehmet Sadık, d. 1817, former owner. Abdülhamid II, Sultan of the Turks, 1842-1918, former owner. 12 عبد الرحيم محمود افندى زاده، مالك سابق. 13 شانى زاده محمد صادق، مالك سابق.

Related Works:

al-Risālah al-arḍīyah.الرسالة الارضية.

In Collection:

Abdul Hamid Collection.

References:

Velkov, Asparouh. Les Filigranes dans les documents Ottomans: divers types d’images. Sofia: Éditions "Texte - A. Trayanov", 2005.Brockelmann, C. GAL,II 446Brockelmann, C. GAL,S II 329Brockelmann, C. GAL,II 439Brockelmann, C. GAL,II 449Brockelmann, C. GAL,II 82 ; S II 96Brockelmann, C. GAL,II 425

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

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شكراً

July 24, 2013 8:33 am
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