Shelfmark:

Isl. Ms. 931

Title:

Majmūʻat rasāʼil Mullā Ṣadrā,[193-?].مجموعة رسائل ملا صدرا,[193-م?].

Author:

Ṣadr al-Dīn Shīrāzī Muḥammad ibn Ibrāhīm,d. 1641.صدر الدين شيرازي، محمد بن ابراهيم.

Place/Date of Production:

[193-?].

Size:

112 leaves :paper ;315 x 210 mm. bound to 320 x 220 mm.

Summary:

Careful copy of a collection of works by Mullā Ṣadrā Shīrāzī (d.1641), renowned philosopher of the Ṣafavid period.

Other Title(s):

مجموعة رسائل ملا صدرا محمد بن ابراهيمSirr al-nuqṭahسر النقطةرسالة النقطةRisālah al-thānīyah min rasāʼil al-Ṣadr fī jawābih ʻan masāʼil Naṣīr al-Dīn al-Ṭūṣīرسالة الثانية من رسائل الصدر في جوابه عن مسائل نصير الدين الطوسيرسالة النصيريةRisālah al-thālithah al-Ṣadrīyah fī ajwibat Mullā Ṣadrā ʻan masāʼil al-Shams al-Jīlānīرسالة الثالثة الصدرية في اجوبة ملا صدرا عن مسائل الشمس الجيلانيSharḥ Risālat al-Mawlá Arslān fī ḥaqīqat al-tawḥīdشرح رسالة المولى ارسلان في حقيقة التوحيدRisālat al-Mawlá Arslān fī ḥaqīqat al-tawḥīdرسالة المولى ارسلان في حقيقة التوحيدShadharāt ṣāliḥah min Kitāb ʻIlm al-yaqīnشذرات صالحة من كتاب علم اليقين

Subject(s):

Islamic philosophy--Early works to 1800.
Manuscripts, Arabic--Michigan--Ann Arbor.
Jaʻbarī, Arslān ibn Yaʻqūb,--d. 1300.--Risālat al-tawḥīd.

Language:

Arabic.

Notes:

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

Incipit:

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Explicit:

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Colophon:

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Dedication:

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Contents:

1. p.1-p.12 : al-Risālah al-ūlá fī Sirr al-nuqṭah / Muḥammad ibn Ibrāhīm Ṣadr al-Dīn al-Shīrāzī.
2. p.12-p.24 : al-Risālah al-thānīyah min rasāʼil al-Ṣadr fī jawābih ʻan masāʼil Naṣīr al-Dīn al-Ṭūṣī / Muḥammad ibn Ibrāhīm Ṣadr al-Dīn al-Shīrāzī.
3. p.25-p.35 : al-Risālah al-thālithah al-Ṣadrīyah fī ajwibat Mullā Ṣadrā ʻan masāʼil al-Shams al-Jīlānī.
4. p.36-p.59 : Sharḥ Risālat al-Mawlá Arslān fī ḥaqīqat al-tawḥīd / Arslān ibn Yaʻqūb al-Jaʻbarī.
5. p.59-p.224 : Shadharāt ṣāliḥah min Kitāb ʻIlm al-yaqīn / Muḥammad ibn Ibrāhīm Ṣadr al-Dīn al-Shīrāzī.

Physical Details:
Collation:

i, 14 IV(112), i ; exclusively quaternions ; quire numbering in the form of Hindu-Arabic numerals with letter ك on opening recto of each quire ; calculations by the copyist to determine page count by multiplying number of pages in each quire blank (16) by number of quires seen at close or opening of a few quires (see pp.192, 193, 209, etc.) ; blank leaf inserted between page ١٥٢ and page ١٥٣ ; pagination in black ink, Hindu-Arabic numerals ; pagination in pencil, Western numerals, supplied during digitization.

Layout:

Written in 26 lines per page.

Script:

Ruqʻah ; compact hand in a medium line ; serifless and freely ligatured with slight effect of tilt to the right, mainly closed counters, pointing in strokes rather than distinct dots.

Decoration:

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

Support:

Lined / ruled wove paper.

Binding:

Boards covered in dark green cloth with dark green 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 "مجموعة رسائل ملا صدرا | محمد بن ابراهيم | J.H.D." ; sewing difficult to examine ; stuck-on endbands (blue and white stripe) ; overall in fairly good condition.

Former Shelfmarks:

Mich. Isl. Ms. temp. no. 80

Origin:

Lacks dated colophon ; likely copied in Egypt in the late 1930s and bound for James Heyworth-Dunne (d.1974).

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 7972" ; UM Library inscription on 'title page' (p.1) "Dunning | Heyworth-Dunne | 6-11-51 | 71955" ; possible former inventory mark in pencil on verso of final leaf (p.224) "231 / 53" ; marginal glosses.

Contributor(s) / Included work(s):

Sirr al-nuqṭahسر النقطةرسالة النقطةRisālah al-thānīyah min rasāʼil al-Ṣadr fī jawābih ʻan masāʼil Naṣīr al-Dīn al-Ṭūṣīرسالة الثانية من رسائل الصدر في جوابه عن مسائل نصير الدين الطوسيرسالة النصيريةRisālah al-thālithah al-Ṣadrīyah fī ajwibat Mullā Ṣadrā ʻan masāʼil al-Shams al-Jīlānīرسالة الثالثة الصدرية في اجوبة ملا صدرا عن مسائل الشمس الجيلانيSharḥ Risālat al-Mawlá Arslān fī ḥaqīqat al-tawḥīdشرح رسالة المولى ارسلان في حقيقة التوحيدRisālat al-Mawlá Arslān fī ḥaqīqat al-tawḥīdرسالة المولى ارسلان في حقيقة التوحيدShadharāt ṣāliḥah min Kitāb ʻIlm al-yaqīnشذرات صالحة من كتاب علم اليقين

Scribe(s):

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

Former Owner(s):

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

In Collection:

Heyworth-Dunne Collection.

References:

Brockelmann, C. GAL,II 413 ; S II 588 ff.

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

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