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Guide to the Arabic codices, 18--?

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Title:
Arabic codices
Creator:
Stratton, Arthur, collector
ID:
M194.S773
Date [inclusive]:
18--?
Extent:
3 Volumes21-23 cm
Repository:
George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011
Abstract:
Three volumes of manuscript texts acquired in Turkey, possibly copied in the 19th century. Vol. [1]: Kitab Sayyid Sharif Sharh Sirajiyya, dated Rajab 1236 (April 1821) is a manual concerning fara'id (the legal division of estates and wills among family members). Vol. [2] has 2 parts: a treatise on usul al-fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence), dated Muharam 1050 (April 1640); and, a work on mantiq (logic), dated Jumada al-Awwal 1175 (November 1761). Vol. [3]: a treatise on falakiyyat (astronomy), dated Dhu al-Qa'dah 1178 (April 1765) and including physics and engineering..
Conditions Governing Access:

No restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use:

If not in the public domain, copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Preferred Citation:

Cite as: Arabic Codices, Miscellaneous Manuscript Collection, George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine

Three volumes of manuscript texts acquired in Turkey, possibly copied in the 19th century. Vol. [1]: Kitab Sayyid Sharif Sharh Sirajiyya, dated Rajab 1236 (April 1821) is a manual concerning fara'id (the legal division of estates and wills among family members). Vol. [2] has 2 parts: a treatise on usul al-fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence), dated Muharam 1050 (April 1640); and, a work on mantiq (logic), dated Jumada al-Awwal 1175 (November 1761). Vol. [3]: a treatise on falakiyyat (astronomy), dated Dhu al-Qa'dah 1178 (April 1765) and including physics and engineering..

Subject(s):
  • Islamic law.
  • Manuscripts, Arabic -- Maine -- Brunswick.
  • Manuscripts, Arabic -- Specimens.

Manuscript codices in Islamic style flap bindings; ink on paper.

Forms part of the Miscellaneous Manuscript collection in the Bowdoin College Special Collections & Archives.

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