al-Jawhar al-munaḍḍad fī maʻná Qul huwa Allāhu aḥad / li-muʼallifihā Aḥmad ibn Aḥmad ibn Aḥmad al-Biqāʻī al-Dimashqī al-Ṣūfī : manuscript, 1641
Biqāʻī, Aḥmad ibn Aḥmad ibn Aḥmad, active 1641, creator
Sarākisī, Aḥmad, active 17th centuryHOLLIS ID
6 leaves in a quire ; 18 cm.Form/Genre
QurʼanSūrat al-Ikhlāṣ -- Commentaries ; Qurʼan -- Commentaries -- Early works to 1800 ; Sufism -- Early works to 1800
A Sufi commentary on Chapter 112 of the Qur'an.
Title from f. 1r.
Written in a naskh hand in black ink, 15 lines per page, with catchwords on the verso of each leaf.
The ms. is in a fragile state, water-stained and with some worm damage. There is a slight loss of text.
Laid paper. 17.7 x 13.3 cm. (13.5 x 8 cm.).
A quotation (fāʼidah) from al-Shaykh al-Akbar [i.e., Ibn ʻArabī] in a different hand is on f. 1r.
According to the colophon (f. 6r), this is an autograph copy completed in 21 Ṣafar 1051 AH [May 31, 1641 AD] upon request of Aḥmad al-Sarākisī (f. 6r).
Probably written in Damascus.
Folios were misplaced during repair. Their correct order is: 1 5 3 4 2 6.
MS Arab 132. Houghton Library, Harvard University.