Title
Kitāb al-Jaʻrāfīyah : manuscript, undated
Juʻrāfīyah
Jughrāfiyā
Jughrāfīyah
Kitāb al-Jughrafīyah
Jaʻrāfīyah
Name/Creator
Zuhrī, Muḥammad ibn Abī Bakr, active 12th century, creator
HOLLIS IDDigital ObjectLocation
Houghton Library

Networked Resource
Language
Arabic
Description
1 v. (69 leaves) ; 22 cm.
Form/Genre
text

Flap bindings (Binding)

print
Subject
Geography, Arab -- Early works to 1800 ;  Geography, Medieval

Category
manuscript

Note
Probably Zuhrī's third edition of the "al-Ṣūrah al-Maʼmūnīya" (al-Maʼmūn's "Mappa Mundi").

Title from fol 1r.

قال مؤلف هذه الطفرة من كتاب الجعرافية التي نسخت من جعرفية امير المؤونين المأمون بن هارون الرشيد... :Incipit

تمت الجغرافية بحمد الله تعالى وحسنه والعكام. :Colophon

Written in a regular Maghribi hand in black ink, rubrics in red now faded, 17 lines per page, with annotations in the margin and at the end in other hands.

Bound in full blind-stamped red morocco, with flap.

Paginated 1-138 in a volume in which are also bound: Qaṣīdat al-Hamzīyah / al-Būṣīrī (ff. 139-324) and Dalāʼil al-khayrāt / Jazūlī (ff. 325-388).

MS Arab SM228. Houghton Library, Harvard University.

In Arabic.


Contact  |  IHP Contributors  |  OCP Home  |  HOLLIS  |  Harvard Libaries  |  Harvard Home    © 2016 The President and Fellows of Harvard College