Manuscript/Mixed Material Incomplete collection of two Arabic works and two unidentified poems in Persian.

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Title
Incomplete collection of two Arabic works and two unidentified poems in Persian.
Summary
An incomplete compilation including an Arabic treatise on the sultanate and caliphate based on a hadith of Kaʻb al-Akhbār with an interlinear Persian translation, an Arabic treatise on the legal division of human actions into lawful and unlawful, and two unidentified poems in Persian; the last of the poems is incomplete.
Created / Published
[late 18th century]
Subject Headings
-  Sultanate
-  Caliphate
-  Islamic law
-  Persian poetry
-  Manuscripts, Arabic--Washington (D.C.)
-  Manuscripts, Persian--Washington (D.C.)
Notes
-  Manuscript.
-  Arabic and Persian.
-  Title supplied by cataloger.
-  Name of scribe not indicated.
-  Possibly written in India.
-  Paper: light blue laid paper with both horizontal and vertical chain lines, and perhaps a faintly visible partial watermark; black ink with no rubrication, catchwords on rectos.
-  Naskh (Arabic sections); Nastaʻliq (Persian sections), 5-9 lines in written area 12.5 x 6 cm.
-  Fol. 5b-23b (1st work), 24a-28a blank; 28b-40b (2nd work), 41a-45a blank; 45b-48a (3rd work), 49 blank; 50a-58b (4th work, incomplete).
-  Library of Congress. Arabic manuscript.
-  Binding is brown cardboard with blue cloth spine.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
-  Incipit: قال كعب الاخبار رضي الله عنه يقول اللخ تعلى في بعض كتب المنزلة على الانبياء ...
Medium
58 leaves (5-9 lines), paper : bound ; 17.5 x 11 cm
Call Number/Physical Location
JC49 .I57 1750z
Digital Id
https://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.amed/plmp.m180
Library of Congress Control Number
2016404616
Online Format
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Description
An incomplete compilation including an Arabic treatise on the sultanate and caliphate based on a hadith of Kaʻb al-Akhbār with an interlinear Persian translation, an Arabic treatise on the legal division of human actions into lawful and unlawful, and two unidentified poems in Persian; the last of the poems is incomplete.
LCCN Permalink
https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2016404616
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The contents of the Library of Congress Persian Language Manuscript Project are in the public domain or have no known copyright restrictions and are free to use and reuse.

Credit Line: Library of Congress, African and Middle East Division, Near East Section Persian Manuscript Collection

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Incomplete collection of two Arabic works and two unidentified poems in Persian. [Late 18th Century] [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/2016404616/.

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Incomplete collection of two Arabic works and two unidentified poems in Persian. [Late 18th Century] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2016404616/>.