Shelfmark:

Isl. Ms. 998

Title:

al-Ishārat wa-al-tanbīhāt,[193-?].الاشارات والتنبيهات,[193-?].

Author:

Avicenna,980-1037.ابن سينا.

Place/Date of Production:

[193-?].

Size:

108 leaves :paper ;227 x 148 mm. bound to 235 x 158 mm.

Summary:

Careful though incomplete copy of Ibn Sīnā’s (d.1037) al-Ishārāt wa-al-tanbīhāt.

Other Title(s):

متن الاشارات

Subject(s):

Islamic philosophy--Early works to 1800.
Manuscripts, Arabic--Michigan--Ann Arbor.

Language:

Arabic.

Notes:

Ms. codex.
Title from inscription on 'title page' (p.3).


1
Incipit:

"الحمد لله رب العالمين وصلى الله على سيدنا محمد وآله وبعد فهذه اشارات الى اصول وتنبيهات على جمل يستبصر بها من تيسر له ولا ينتفع بالاصرح منها من تعسر عليه وعلى الله التكلان ..."

Explicit:

"ولعلك تقول ايضا فان كان القدر فلم العقاب فتأمل جواب ان العقاب للنفس على خطيئتها كما ستعلم فهو كالمرض للبدن على نهمه فهو لازم من لوازم ما ساق اليه الاحوال الماضية التي لم يكن من وقوعها بد ولا من وقوع ما يتبعها واما الذي يكون على جهة اخرى من مبدء له من خارج فحديث اخر"


2
Colophon:

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Dedication:

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Contents:

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

Physical Details:
Collation:

i, IV (8), V (18), VIII (34), VII (48), VI (60), 3 VIII(108), i ; an assortment of gatherings with several octonions ; blank pages left between sections (each corresponding to a gathering) with some serving as 'title pages' for those sections (see pp.3, 19, 39, 71, 99, etc.) ; pagination in pencil, Western numerals, supplied during digitization (includes flyleaves).

Layout:

Written mainly in 11-13 lines per page.

Script:

Ruqʻah ; quick, compact hand in a bold line ; serifless and freely ligatured with effect of inclination to the left and of words descending to baseline, mainly closed counters, pointing somewhat careless and in strokes rather than distinct dots, final yāʼ usually unpointed.

Decoration:

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Support:

Wove paper.

Binding:

Boards covered in dark green cloth with black leather over spine (quarter binding) ; pastedowns and flyleaves in wove paper printed with a floral vegetal pattern in green ; spine gold-stamped with title and decorative accents over raised bands "متن الاشارات | J.H.D." ; sewn in cream thread over three recessed cords ; stuck-on endbands (blue and white stripe) ; overall in fairly good condition.

Former Shelfmarks:

Mich. Isl. Ms. temp. no. 147

Origin:

Lacks dated colophon, though likely copied in Egypt in the late 1930s and eventually bound for James Heyworth-Dunne (d.1974). As appears on 'title page' for section five (see p.99), copied by the anonymous "ا ع" who has identified himself as the copyist of other manuscripts eventually bound for James Heyworth-Dunne (d.1974), see Isl. Ms. 905, Isl. Ms. 910, Isl. Ms. 937, Isl. Ms. 981, Isl. Ms. 988 and likely Isl. Ms. 929.

Ownership and History:

On upper pastedown, label with ex libris of James Heyworth-Dunne (d.1974), stamped with inventory number, "Ex Libris | J. Heyworth-Dunne | D. Lit. (London) | No. 7942" ; UM Library inscription on p.3 "Dunning | Heyworth-Dunne | 6-13-51 | 71955" ; occasional glosses.

Contributor(s) / Included work(s):

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Scribe(s):

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Former Owner(s):

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

In Collection:

Heyworth-Dunne Collection.

References:

Brockelmann, C. GAL,I 452 ff. ; S I 816

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

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Abdellatif on paragraph 11:

بسم الله الرحمان الرحيم الحمد لله رب العالمين وصلى الله على سيدنا محم وآله وبعد فهذه إشارات إلى أصول وتنبيهات على جميل يستبصر بها من تيسر له

September 25, 2011 7:18 pm
Abdellatif on paragraph 13:

ولعلك تقول أيضا فإن كان القدر فلم العقاب فتأمل جواب أن العقاب للنفس على خطئيتها كما ستعلم فهو كالمرض للبدن على فهمه فهو لازم من لازم

September 25, 2011 7:25 pm
Abdellatif :

ولعلك تقول أيضا فإن كان القدر فلم العقاب فتأمل جواب أن العقاب للنفس على خطئيتها كما ستعلم فهو كالمرض للبدن على فهمه فهو لازم من لازم

for 12 Explicit

September 25, 2011 7:27 pm

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