Shelfmark:

Isl. Ms. 985

Title:

Sharḥ Masʻūd al-Rūmī ʻalá Risālat al-Samarqandī fī ʻilm al-munāẓarah wa-ādāb al-baḥth,[mid to late 17th century?].شرح مسعود الرومي على رسالة السمرقندي في علم المناظرة وآداب البحث,[اواسط الى اواخر القرن 17م؟].

Author:

Shirwānī, Masʻūd ibn Ḥusayn,d. 1499 or 1500.شرواني، مسعود بن حسين.

Place/Date of Production:

[1640-1699?].

Size:

68 leaves :paper ;197 x 137 (146 x 68, 146-154 x 60) mm. bound to 203 x 145 mm.

Summary:

Fine copy of the commentary by Kamāl al-Dīn Masʻūd al-Shirwānī al-Rūmī (d. 905/1499) on al-Samarqandī’s (13th c.) treatise on disputation, Risālah fī ādāb al-baḥth. Contribution to the cataloguing from Marijana Kavčič.

Other Title(s):

شرح مسعود الرومي

Subject(s):

Dialectic--Early works to 1800.
Logic--Early works to 1800.
Manuscripts, Arabic--Michigan--Ann Arbor.
Samarqandī, Muḥammad ibn Ashraf,--13th cent.--Risālah fī ādāb al-baḥth.

Language:

Arabic.

Notes:

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


1
Incipit:

"الحمد لله رب العالمين والصلوة والسلام على رسوله محمد واله اجمعين وبعد فقد قال الامام المحقق ... مولانا شمس الملة والدين محمد السمرقندي ... المنة علينا من من عليه لواهب افضل النعم التي هي نعمة العقل وذلك الواهب هو الله تع ... هذه رسالة في اداب البحث وطرق المناظرة التي يحتاج اليها كل متعلم ..."


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Explicit:

"قوله اعلم ان الحواشي اعلم ان ما نقل عنه في حواش هذا الشرح لما كانت مضبوطة معتمدا عليها عندي الترمت الاشارة اليها في مواضعها ليعتمد عليها المحصلون ويميزها عن غيرها الطالبون ان الله مع الذين اتقوا والذين هم محسنون تمت بعون الله والحمد لله رب العالمين"


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Colophon:

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Dedication:

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Contents:

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Physical Details:
Collation:

i, 2 V(20), 2 V-1(38), 3 V(68), i ; exclusively quinions (two anomalous) ; lacks proper catchwords, but last word(s) of final line on the verso of each leaf is often but irregularly repeated at the beginning of the first line on the following recto ; pagination in pencil, Western numerals, supplied during digitization (includes tipped-in insert).

Layout:

Written mainly in 15 lines per page (p.58 in 28 lines anomalously) with varying lines of glosses on the diagonal or in decorative shapes in the ruled margins ; frame-ruled (impression of ruling board evident).

Script:

Naskh ; clear, compact Egyptian [?] hand with Turkish features in a thin to medium line, varying slightly in size and compactness with changes in layout but seemingly supplied by the same hand ; serifless with slight effect of tilt to the left and of words descending to baseline (particularly dramatic on final line of many pages), curvilinear descenders, pointing mainly in strokes or conjoined dots, free assimilation of leters, final or free-standing nūn squat and wide with point set down in or occasionally assimilated with bowl, final yāʼ usually unpointed.

Decoration:

Headings, keywords and many notabilia (side-heads) rubricated ; textual dividers in the form of red discs ; overlining in red ; written area surrounded by black or red double rule-border (opening through p.49, 59-113) with margin also surrounded by single rule-border in either black or red (opening through p.49, 59-89).

Support:

European laid paper of several types, often ; opening type with 10 laid lines per cm. (vertical), chain lines spaced 27-28 mm. apart (horizontal), watermark of three hats (pp.8, 14, 18, etc.) and countermark of "V G" under trefoil (see pp.2, 6, etc.), sturdy though thin and transluscent, medium cream in color, well-burnished ; another type with 6-7 laid lines per cm. (vertical), chain lines spaced 28-30 mm. apart (horizontal), crown-star-crescent watermark (see pp.44, 50, 52, etc.), and "V d" / "V b" under trefoil countermark (pp.54, 56, etc.), sturdy, cream in color, only recto of each leaf well-burnished ; another type with 11 laid lines per cm. (vertical), chain lines spaced 26-28 mm. apart (horizontal), and watermark of paschal lamb in four lobed circle (see pp.64, 76, 80, etc.), thin and transluscent though sturdy, medium cream in color, well-burnished ; another type with 10 laid lines per cm. (vertical), chain lines spaced 22-24 mm. apart (horizontal), and watermark of large arms / scrollwork with lion (see pp.104, 106, 112, 114, 122, 128, 130, etc. and compare "Armoiries. Lion" nos.1 and 3 in Velkov, Les Filigranes dans les documents Ottomans: divers types d’images), thin though sturdy, medium cream in color, burnished ; other watermarks appearing include three circles (see pp.26, 36), three crescents / tre lune (see pp.30, 32), and latin cross in heart (see pp.102, 118, 138).

Binding:

Boards covered in dark green cloth with dark green leather over spine (quarter binding) ; Western style 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 "شرح مسعود الرومي | J.H.D." ; edges of text block flecked blue ; sewn in white thread over three recessed cords, quite tightly bound ; overall in good condition.

Accompanying Materials:

Slip carrying glosses (marked "حاشية") tipped in (paginated pp.8-88).

Former Shelfmarks:

Mich. Isl. Ms. temp. no. 134

Origin:

Lacks dated colophon ; paper, etc. would suggest mid to late 17th century.

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. 7929" ; possible former inventory mark on 'title page' (p.1) "443/26" ; UM Library inscription on p.3 "Dunning | Heyworth-Dunne | 6-13-51 | 71955" ; numerous glosses (some in decorative shapes) and marginal corrections ; notabilia (side-heads) usually marked "مبحث" or "مطلب" and rubricated.

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 468 (29. cmtre. 2) ; S I 849Velkov, Asparouh. Les Filigranes dans les documents Ottomans: divers types d’images. Sofia: Éditions "Texte - A. Trayanov," 2005.

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

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Marijana Kavcic on paragraph 11:

الحمد لله رب العالمين وصلوة علي رسوله محمد وآله اجمعين وبعد فقد قال الامام المحقق والهمام المدقق سلطان الحكماء المتأخرين جامع جميع فضايل علماء المتقدمين مولانا شمس الملة والدين محمد السمرقندي تغمده الله بغفرانه واسكنه باعلي جنانه المنّة علينا من منّ عليه لواهب [كذا] افضل النعم التي هي نعمة العقل وذلك الواهب هو الله تع

September 26, 2011 10:00 pm
Marijana Kavcic on paragraph 13:

تمت بعون الله والحمد لله رب العالمين

September 26, 2011 10:33 pm
Marijana Kavcic on paragraph 12:

قوله اعلم ان الحواشي اعلم ان ما نقل عنه في حواش هذا الشرح لما كانت مضبوطة معتمدا عليها عندي الترمت الاشارة اليها في مواضعها ليعتمد عليها المحصلون ويميزها عن غيرها الطالبون ان الله مع الذين اتقوا والذين هم محسنون

September 26, 2011 10:54 pm

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