Shelfmark:

Isl. Ms. 983

Title:

Qiṭaʻ min Dīwān Ibn al-Fāriḍ wa-al-Tāʼīyah al-kubrá wa-al-Burdah,[193-?].قطع من ديوان بن الفارض والتائية الكبرى والبردة,[193-م?].

Author:

Ibn al-Fāriḍ, ʻUmar ibn ʻAlī,1181 or 2-1235.ابن الفارض، عمر بن علي.

Place/Date of Production:

[193-?].

Size:

42 leaves :paper ;202 x 130 mm. bound to 210 x 138 mm.

Summary:

Carefully copied collection (majmūʻah) of poetic works opening with selections from the Dīwān of Ibn al-Fāriḍ (d.1235), followed by his celebrated Ṣūfī poem in tāʼ, Naẓm al-sulūk or al-Tāʼīyah al-kubrá and closing with al-Būṣīrī’s (d.1296?) celebrated poem in praise of the Prophet, al-Kawākib al-durrīyah fī madḥ khayr al-barīyah or Qaṣīdat al-Burdah.

Other Title(s):

Dīwān.Selectionsديوان.مختاراتTitle from inscription on verso of front flyleaf:تائية بن الفارضذكر اهل السلوك تائية ابن الفارضTāʼīyah al-kubráتائية الكبرى

Subject(s):

Arabic poetry--750-1258.
Sufi poetry, Arabic--Early works to 1800.
Manuscripts, Arabic--Michigan--Ann Arbor.
Muḥammad,--Prophet,--d. 632--Poetry--Early works to 1800.

Language:

Arabic.

Notes:

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

Incipit:

[Qiṭaʻ min Dīwān Ibn al-Fāriḍ] "قصيدة لسبط الناظم عمر بن الفارض ضمنها ستة ابيات لجده قالها عند وفاته وهي من اشهر اشعاره نشرت في موكب العشاق اعلامي وكان قبلي بلى في الحب اعلامي ..." ; [al-Tāʼīyah al-kubrá] "سقتني حميا الحب راحة مقتلي وكأسي محيا من عن الحسن جلت ..." ; [al-Burdah] "الحمد لله منشئ الخلق من عدم ثم الصلاة على الختار في القدم آمن تذكر جيران بذي سلم مزجت ومعا جرى من مقلة بدم..."

Explicit:

[Qiṭaʻ min Dīwān Ibn al-Fāriḍ] "للماه عدت ظما كأصدى وارد منع الفرات وكنت اروى صادر" ; [al-Tāʼīyah al-kubrá] "من فضل ما اسارت شرب معاصري ومن كان قبلي فالفضائل فضلتي" ; [al-Burdah] "ما رنحت عذبات البان ريح صبا واطرب العيس حادي العيس بالنغم"

Colophon:

Can you help transcribe the colophon? Please comment!

Dedication:

Can you help transcribe the dedication? Please comment!

Contents:

1. p.1-p.32 : Qiṭaʻ min Dīwān Ibn al-Fāriḍ / ʻUmar ibn ʻAlī Ibn al-Fāriḍ.
2. p.33-p.68 : al-Tāʼīyah al-Fāriḍīyah al-kubrá / ʻUmar ibn ʻAlī Ibn al-Fāriḍ.
3. p.69-p.70 : [assorted excerpts].
4. p.71-p.83 : al-Qaṣīdah al-maʻrūfah bi-al-Burdah / Sharaf al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Saʻīd al-Būṣīrī.

Physical Details:
Collation:

i, 2 IV(16), V (26), III (32), I (34), IV (42), i ; pagination in black and red ink, Hind-Arabic numerals, first and second works (through page ١٤ of second work) ; pagination in pencil, Western numerals, supplied during digitization.

Layout:

Written in 17-23 lines per page with written area divided to two columns.

Script:

Naskh with influence of ruqʻah ; compact, modern hand in a thin to medium line ; partially but irregularly seriffed with right-sloping head-serif on occasional lām, slight effect of tilt to the left, curvilinear descenders, open and closed counters, pointing somewhat in strokes rather than distinct dots, final yāʼ usually unpointed.

Decoration:

Section headings and occasionally whole passages of text rubricated ; others in blue ink.

Support:

Machine wove and laid papers of several different types ; opening type (through p.32) machine wove with watermark "Alex. Pirie & Sons | EXTRA STRONG" (see pp.2, 4, etc. and pp.66, 68), grayish in color ; next type (through pp.33-52) machine laid, sturdy, beige in color, no watermarks visible ; next another machine laid type with watermark "PAPETERIE DE RENAGE" (see pp.53-54, 63-64) ; finally two machine wove types, sturdy and beige in color (see pp.55-62, 69 to close).

Binding:

Boards covered in textured black cloth with black leather over spine (quarter 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 "ذكر اهل السلوك تائية ابن الفارض" ; sewn in white thread over two recessed cords ; overall in fairly good condition.

Former Shelfmarks:

Mich. Isl. Ms. temp. no. 132

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 numbers, "Ex Libris | J. Heyworth-Dunne | D. Lit. (London) | No. 7927" ; UM Library inscription on p.3 "Dunning | Heyworth-Dunne | 6-13-51 | 71955" ; occasional glosses.

Contributor(s) / Included work(s):

04--Ibn al-Fāriḍ, ʻUmar ibn ʻAlī,--1181 or 2-1235.--Naẓm al-sulūk.
04--ابن الفارص، عمر بن علي.--نظم السلوك.
06--Būṣīrī, Sharaf al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Saʻīd,--1213?-1296?--Burdah.
06--بوصيري, شرف الدين محمد بن سعيد.--بردة.
Tāʼīyah al-kubráتائية الكبرى

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,I 262 ; S I 462 ff.Brockelmann, C. GAL,I 264

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

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