Isl. Ms. 1039


Hādhihi Risālah mushtamilah ʻalá arbaʻīn ḥadīthan min arbaʻīn kitāban min kutub al-ḥadīth min kull kitāb ḥadīth wāḥid,[1262, i.e. 1846].هذه رسالة مشتملة على اربعين حديثا من اربعين كتابا من كتب الحديث من كل كتاب حديث واحد,[1262ه، 1846م].


ʻAjlūnī, Ismāʻīl ibn Muḥammad,1676 or 7-1748 or 9.عجلوني، اسماعيل بن محمد.

Place/Date of Production:



6 leaves :paper ;222 x 163 (170 x 105) mm.


Careful copy of a selection of forty ḥadīth taken by the author from various authoritative compilations. Contribution to the cataloguing (citation, variant title) provided by Hossein Mottaghi.

Other Title(s):

ʻIqd al-jawhar al-thamīn fī arbaʻīn ḥadīthan min aḥādīth Sayyid al-Mursalīnعقد الجوهر الثمين في اربعين حديثا من احاديث سيد المرسلينTitle in Īḍāḥ al-maknūn:الاربعون للعجلوني


Hadith--Texts--Early works to 1800.
Manuscripts, Arabic--Michigan--Ann Arbor.




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


"الحمد لله الذي رفع مقدار اهل الحديث وخصهم بحفظ اسانيده في القديم والحديث ... اما بعد فيقول العبد الفقير لمولاه الغني الفتاح اسماعيل العجلوني ابن محمد جراح قد وقفت علي رسالة اظنها البعض المكيين لكني لم اقف علي اسمه ولا علي تسميتها وهي مشتملة على ذكر احاديث من اوائل بعض كتب الحديث ..."


"قلت يا رسول الله اخبرني باحب الاعمال الى الله عز وجل قال ان تموت ولسانك رطب من ذكر الله عز وجل تمت"


"Scribal," triangular, reads "تمت على يد افقر العباد واحوجهم الى المالك الكريم الجواد سليم سبط الشيخ عبد الرحمن الطيبي طيب الله ثراه وجعل الجنة متقلبه ومثواه ورحم والداه وغفر لنا وله ولجميع المسلمين اجمعين والحمد لله رب العالمين تم في غرت رمضان سنه ۱۲٦٢"


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Physical Details:

III (6) ; a single ternion ; catchwords present ; pagination in pencil, Western numerals, supplied during digitization.


Written in 25 lines per page ; frame-ruled.


Naskh ; clear 'Syrian' [?] hand in a medium line ; serifless and rounded with many closed counters, descenders curvilinear but rāʼ, zay, etc. somewhat flattened, slight effect of tilt to the left, pointing in strokes rather than distinct dots.


Keywords, section headings and notabilia rubricated.


European laid paper with 8 laid lines per cm. (vertical), chain lines spaced 26 mm. apart (horizontal), and "G" and "M" watermarks / countermarks visible (see p.8, 10, 12), dense and sturdy, dark cream in color, burnished ; pieces of wove paper have been applied to the 'title page' (p.1), possibly by the copyist.


Stiff brown paper cover (single sheet, limp binding without boards) ; sewn in yellow thread, four stations (through the paper cover) ; cover in fair condition with minor creasing, staining, tears, etc. ; housed in sturdy envelope for protection.

Former Shelfmarks:

Mich. Isl. Ms. temp. no. 188


As appears in colophon on p.12, copied by Salīm sibṭ al-Shaykh ʻAbd al-Raḥmān al-Ṭībī [al-Ṭayyibī] with transcription completed 1 Ramaḍān 1262 [August 1846]. In a transmission / ascription statement accompanying the colophon on p.12, the copyist indicates that he transmits this work having received it by authoritative transmission from his grandfather (al-Shaykh ʻAbd al-Raḥmān al-Ṭībī [al-Ṭayyibī]) who received it from Aḥmad al-ʻAṭṭār who received it from the author himself.

Ownership and History:

UM Library inscription on interior of upper cover "General Library 690713-156 al-Ahlīyah 9-11-68" ; on wove paper covering portion of 'title page' (p.1) ownership statement dated 1262 [1846 or 7] in name of the copyist, Salīm al-Ṭībbī [or al-Ṭayyibī] (سليم الطيبي) reads "ملكه سليم الطيبي سنه ۱۲٦٢" ; accompanying colophon at close on p.12, circular seal impression apparently in name of copyist with "الطيبي" visible in the inscription ; transmission / ascription statement in nam of copyist accompanying colophon on p.12 "اروي هذا الكتاب عن جدي عن احمد العطار عن المؤلف وانا الفقير سليم الطيبي" ; numerous notabilia (sideheads).

Contributor(s) / Included work(s):

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05 Salīm al-Ṭībbī, fl. 1846, scribe, former owner. 05 سليم الطيبي, ناسخ, مالك سابق.

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In Collection:

Sulaiman Purchase Collection.


İsmail Paşa. Īḍāḥ al-maknūn,1/54

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Posted by evyn on December 15, 2010
Tags: Arabic MSS, Fully Catalogued, Sulaiman Purchase Collection

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H. Mottaghi on paragraph 2:

الاربعون للعجلوني
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March 7, 2012 2:18 pm

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