Shelfmark:

Isl. Ms. 955

Title:

Ḥāshiyat al-Shaykh al-Dasūqī ʻalá Sharḥ al-Risālah al-ʻAḍudīyah,[1290, i.e. 1873].حاشية الشيخ الدسوقي على شرح الرسالة العضدية,[1290ه، 1873م].

Author:

Dasūqī, Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad ibn ʻArafah,d. 1815.دسوقي، محمد بن احمد بن عرفة.

Place/Date of Production:

[1873].

Size:

86 leaves :paper ;235 x 165 (170 x 95) mm. bound to 244 x 174 mm.

Summary:

Careful copy of the gloss by Muḥammad al-Dasūqī (d.1815) upon the commentary by Abū al-Qāsim ibn Abī Bakr al-Samarqandī (15th cent.) on al-Risālah al-waḍʻīyah, the seminal treatise by ʻAḍud al-Dīn ʻAbd al-Raḥmān ibn Aḥmad al-Ījī (d. 1355?) on ʻilm al-waḍʻ.

Other Title(s):

حاشية الدسوقى

Subject(s):

Arabic philology--Early works to 1800.
Arabic language--Semantics--Early works to 1800.
Language and languages--Philosophy--Early works to 1800.
Manuscripts, Arabic--Michigan--Ann Arbor.
Samarqandī, Abū al-Qāsim ibn Abī Bakr,--15th cent.--Sharḥ al-Risālah al-ʻAḍudīyah.

Language:

Arabic.

Notes:

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

Incipit:

"الحمد لله رب العالمين والصلاة والسلام على سيدنا محمد سيد المرسلين وعلى اله وصحبه اجمعين وبعد فيقول العبد الفقير محمد الدسوقي هذه تقييدات تتعلق بشرح العلامة السمرقندي على الرسالة العضدية استنبطها من تقرير شيخنا العلامة ابي الحسن علي بن احمد الصعيدي العدوي المالكي عليه سحائب الرحمة والرحمن امين ..."

Explicit:

"ذو علم واردت به عمرا وهذا اخر ما يسر الله جمعه واسأل الله الكريم المنان ذا الفضل والاحسان ان ينفع به الاخوان وصلى الله على سيدنا محمد وعلى اله وصحبه وسلم"

Colophon:

"Scribal," triangular, reads "ووافق الفراغ من نسخ هذه الحاشية يوم الخميس الموافق اربعة عشرين شعبان الذي هو من سنة ١٢٩٠ تسعين ومائتين والف من هجرة المصطفى صلى الله عليه وسلم على يد افقر العباد واحوجهم الى الله تعالى مصطفى الحكيم بن المرحوم احمد الحكيم الشافعي مذهبا المصري مولودا واقامة غفر الله له ولوالديه ولمشايخه ولاحبابه ولجميع المسلمين بجاه نبي الله امين امين امين امين تم وصلى الله على سيدنا محمد وعلى اله وصحبه وسلم امين"

Dedication:

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Contents:

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Physical Details:
Collation:

i, 8 V(80), III (86), i ; quinions and final ternion ; quire numbering in the form of Hindu-Arabic numerals below large letter kāf, upper outer corner of the recto of the first leaf of each quire ; catchwords present ; pagination in pencil, Western numerals, supplied during digitization (includes flyleaves).

Layout:

Written in 21 lines per page ; frame-ruled.

Script:

Naskh-nastaʻlīq (talik) ; clear, spacious Egyptian / Turkish hand in a bold line ; serifless with slight effect of tilt to the left and of words descending to baseline, some elongation of horizontal strokes, lām alif ligature often resembling nūn with point assimilated with bowl, pointing in strokes rather than distinct dots.

Decoration:

Keywords (mainly "قوله") rubricated ; supplied in second and part of third gatherings only (see pp.21-43) ; elsewhere lacuna / spaces left but words never entered.

Support:

European (specifically Venetian made by the Galvani firm) laid paper with 8 laid lines per cm. (vertical), chain lines spaced 29-31 mm. apart (horizontal), and watermarks of crescent with face (human profile) in shield (see pp.2, 8, 12, 14, 20, etc.), "A G" (p.90) and "Andrea Galvani Pordenone" (see p.92 and compare Walz, The Paper trade of Egypt and the Sudan, 88-9 and Heawood no.860), sturdy, cream in color, well-burnished to glossy.

Binding:

Boards covered in textured black cloth with black leather over spine (quarter binding) ; Western style binding ; pastedowns and flyleaves in wove paper printed with a floral vegetal pattern in pink and green ; spine gold-stamped with title and decorative accents over raised bands "حاشية الدسوقى" ; sewn in white thread, five stations ; overall in good condition with minor abrasion at spine.

Former Shelfmarks:

Mich. Isl. Ms. temp. no. 104

Origin:

As appears in colophon on p.169, copied by Muṣṭafá al-Ḥakīm ibn Aḥmad al-Ḥakīm al-Shāfiʻī al-Miṣrī with transcription completed 24 Shaʻbān 1290 [ca. 17 October 1873] likely in Egypt where the copyist was born and resided.

Ownership and History:

On upper pastedown label with ex libris of James Heyworth-Dunne (d.1974), stamped with inventory numbers, "Ex Libris | J. Heyworth-Dunne | D. Lit. (London) | No. 7785" ; UM Library inscription on p.3 "Dunning | Heyworth-Dunne | 6-13-51 | 71955" ; glosses and marginal corrections (typically marked "ص" or "صح" and often with signes de renvoi).

Contributor(s) / Included work(s):

05--Ījī, ʻAḍud al-Dīn ʻAbd al-Raḥmān ibn Aḥmad,--d. 1355?--Risālah al-waḍʻīyah.
05--ايجي، عضد الدين عبد الرحمن بن احمد.--رسالة الوضعية.

Scribe(s):

07 Muṣṭafá al-Ḥakīm ibn Aḥmad al-Ḥakīm al-Shāfiʻī al-Miṣrī, fl. 1873, scribe. 07 مصطفى الحكيم بن احمد الحكيم الشافعي المصري، ناسخ.

Former Owner(s):

Heyworth-Dunne, J. (James), former owner.

Related Works:

Risālah al-waḍʻīyah.رسالة الوضعية.

In Collection:

Heyworth-Dunne Collection.

References:

Brockelmann, C. GAL,II 208 ; S II 288 (III. cmtre. 3 gloss b)Walz, Terence. "The Paper trade of Egypt and the Sudan in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and its re-export to the Bilad as-Sudan." In The Trans-Saharan book trade: manuscript culture, Arabic literacy, and intellectual history in Muslim Africa. Graziano Krätli and Ghislaine Lydon, Eds. (Leiden : Brill, 2011):73-108.Heawood, Edward. Watermarks mainly of the 17th and 18th centuries. Monumenta Chartae Papyraceae, vol. I Hilversum: The Paper Publications Society, 1950.

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

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