Shelfmark:

Isl. Ms. 1006

Title:

al-Mujallad al-khāmis min Sharḥ al-Kanz,[796, i.e. 1393].المجلد الخامس من شرح الكنز,[796ه، 1393م].


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Author:

Zaylaʻī, ʻUthmān ibn ʻAlī,d. 1342 or 3.زيلعي، عثمان بن علي.

Place/Date of Production:

[Cairo,1396].

Size:

231 leaves :paper ;260 x 180 (127 x 195) mm.

Summary:

Fine early copy of the fifth volume of the commentary by ʻUthmān ibn ʻAlī al-Zaylaʻī (d.1342) on Abū al-Barakāt ʻAbd Allāh ibn Aḥmad al-Nasafī's (d.1310) important treatise of Ḥanafī fiqh, Kanz al-daqāʼiq, a synopsis of his own Kitāb al-Wāfī, modelled on the Hidāyah of ʻAlī ibn Abī Bakr al-Marghīnānī (d. 1196 or 7). Table of contents added at opening (see pp.2-3).

Other Title(s):

Tabyīn al-ḥaqāʼiq sharḥ Kanz al-daqāʼiq.juzʼ 5تبيين الحقائق شرح كنز الدقائق.جزء 5Edge title (tail):خامس من شرح الكنز للزيلعي

Subject(s):

Islamic law--Early works to 1800.
Hanafites--Early works to 1800.
Manuscripts, Arabic--Michigan--Ann Arbor.
Nasafī, ʻAbd Allāh ibn Aḥmad,--d. 1310.--Kanz al-daqāʼiq.

Language:

Arabic.

Notes:

Ms. codex.
Title from inscription on 'title page' (p.1).

Incipit:

"رب يسر وصلى الله على سيدنا محمد واله باب طلب الشفعة قال رحمه الله فان علم الشفيع بالشفع بالبيع اشهد في مجلسه [على الطلب] ثم على البائع لو في يده اي اذا كان المبيع في يده او على المشتري او عند العقار ..."

Explicit:

"ولو جعلت كانها لم تكن لكانت من ستة وبقي سهم للعصبة والله تعالى اعلم"

Colophon:

"Scribal," reads "تم الكتاب ولله الحمد على احسانه وتفضله وتوفيقه على يد العبد الضعيف احمد الحلبي الحنفي ختم الله له وللمسلمين بالخير في سابع عشر شهر الله المحرم سنة ست وتسعين وسبعمائة جعل الله تعالى عاقبتها الى خير وذلك بالقاهرة المحروسة جعلها الله تعالى دار اسلام الى يوم القيامة اللهم اغفر لمن نظر فيه ودعا لكاتبه ومؤلفه بالرحمة والمغفرة ولجميع المسلمين امين وصلى الله على سيدنا محمد واله وصحبه وسلم وحسبنا الله ونعم الوكيل"

Dedication:

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Contents:

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Physical Details:
Collation:

iii, 4 V(40), I+1 (43), I (45), II (49), 18 V(229), I (231), ii ; chiefly quinions ; quire numbering in the form of whole words with catch title in the upper outer corner of the recto of the opening leaf of nearly every quire ; pp.87-92 and 97-104 on later replacement leaves, different hand and paper ; and catchwords present ; foliation in black ink, Hindu-Arabic numerals ; pagination in pencil, Western numerals, supplied during digitization (includes flyleaves with opening table of contents, etc.).

Layout:

Written mainly in 25 lines per page ; frame-ruled.

Script:

Naskh ; clear, compact Syrian / Egyptian hand in a medium to bold line ; serifless with mainly open counters, pointing in distinct dots, elongation of horizontal strokes, some sweeping descenders, final yāʼ usually unpointed.

Decoration:

Section headings and keywords rubricated ; others overlined with two-teeth stroke abbreviation symbol (also in red).

Support:

non-European (likely Arab) laid paper with roughly 5 laid lines per cm. (vertical, 20 in 38 mm., fairly distinct) and chain lines faint but just barely visible (horizontal) with 4-5 mm. between chains and 45 mm. between groups, lightly burnished and not especially smooth, some inclusions (compare Arabe 205 and Arabe 302 in Humbert, "Papiers non filigranés utilisés au Proche-Orient jusqu’en 1450: essai de typologie," p.32) ; flyleaves in a different non-European (possibly Indian) laid paper ; some pest damage.

Binding:

Pasteboards now covered with light purple cloth ; Type II binding (with flap) ; board linings in untinted wove paper ; traces of stamped mandorla in upper and lower covers below cloth ; sewn mainly in brown thread, four stations, many threads broken, resewn in a few gatherings toward the close ; once worked endbands, headband gone, core of tailband fully exposed and hanging on by a thread, overall in fair condition with some staining and abrasion ; ill-fitting and likely not original to codex.

Accompanying Materials:

"a. Slip of paper: 9178; b. Slip of paper: 14432" - from handlist prepared by R. Dougherty, 1993.

Former Shelfmarks:

Mich. Isl. Ms. temp. no. 155

Origin:

As appears in colophon on p.466, copied by Aḥmad al-Ḥalabī al-Ḥanafī with transcription completed in Cairo, 17 Muḥarram 796 [November 1393].

Ownership and History:

On upper board lining, label with ex libris of James Heyworth-Dunne (d.1974), stamped with inventory number, "Ex Libris | J. Heyworth-Dunne | D. Lit. (London) | No. 9178" ; ownership statement on added front flyleaf (p.1) in name of Ahmet b. Hüseyin (احمد بن حسين Aḥmad ibn Ḥusayn) ; UM Library inscription on 'title page' (p.7) "Dunning | Heyworth-Dunne | 6-13-51 | 71955" ; extensive marginal and interlinear glosses, most unpointed ; collation marks and collation notice at close on p.466 "بلغ تصحيحا باصل المنقول منه وهي التي كتبتها وفرغت منها في ثاني عشر شعبان المكرم سنة اثنتين وتسعين وسبعمائة ولله الحمد والمنة" indicating that this copy was collated with an exemplar completed by the copyist / collator 12 Shaʻbān 792 [July 1390].

Contributor(s) / Included work(s):

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Scribe(s):

05 Aḥmad al-Ḥalabī al-Ḥanafī, fl. 1393, scribe. 05 احمد الحلبي الحنفي, ناسخ.

Former Owner(s):

06 Ahmet bin Hüseyin, former owner. Heyworth-Dunne, J. (James), former owner. 06 احمد بن حسين، مالك سابق.

In Collection:

Heyworth-Dunne Collection.

References:

Brockelmann, C. GAL,II 196 (1/III. Cmtre 1)Humbert, G. "Papiers non filigranés utilisés au Proche-Orient jusqu’en 1450: essai de typologie." Journal asiatique, 286, no. 1:1-54.

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Posted by evyn on December 1, 2010
Tags: Arabic MSS, Fully Catalogued, Heyworth-Dunne Collection

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