Mingana, Alphonse (1881-1937) and al-Katib, Muhammad (1568) Islamic Arabic 1651. [Manuscript] (Unpublished)
URL of Published Version: http://vmr.bham.ac.uk/Collections/Mingana/Islamic_Arabic_1651/table/
Identification Number/DOI: Auth=ITSEE/textsource=Mingana/Islamic_Arabic_1651
Poem Ali ibn Abi Talib 'Qasida' with Persian interlinear translation.
Arabic text written in Nashi in golden and blue letters, fully vowelled; Persian translation in black Ta'liq; most elaborately illuminated in gold, red, blue and pink.
This manuscript is contained within the The Mingana Collection of Middle Eastern Manuscripts, held at the Department of Special Collections, University of Birmingham. This collection was founded in Birmingham between 1925 and 1929 by Edward Cadbury, the Chairman of Council of Woodbrooke College and a founding member of the Selly Oak Colleges, who sponsored and financed the Collection, and housed it in the Selly Oak Colleges Library. He named the Collection after its collector, Alphonse Mingana. The Arabic manuscripts are the third largest collection in the UK. The content is mostly religious, mainly Islamic and early Near Eastern Christian.
|Date :||1568 (Completion)|
|Available as part of the Virtual Manuscript room - http://vmr.bham.ac.uk/ . From 8th July 2009, click on 'Ext Link's above to see a high resolution version.|
|Department :||Special Collections, Library Services, Institute for Textual Scholarship|
|Source :||Virtual Manuscript Room|
|Subjects : ||BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc|
|Funders :||University of Birmingham, Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC)|
|ID Code :||79|
|Submitted :||06 May 2009 15:45|
|Last Modified :||09 Jul 2011 16:00|
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