Title
Hādhā kitāb al-Iʻlām tārīkh Bayt Allāh al-Ḥarām wa-al-niṣf al-thānī Tawārīkh Āl ʻUthmān / taʼlīf Shaykh al-Islām al-Shaykh Quṭb al-Dīn al-Makkī : manuscript, undated
Kitāb al-Iʻlām bi-aʻlām tārīkh Bayt Allāh al-Ḥarām
Tārīkh Makka
Histoire de La Mecque
Iʻlām bi-aʻlām Bayt Allāh al-Ḥarām
Name/Creator
Nahrawālī, Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad, -1580 or 1581, creator
HOLLIS IDDigital ObjectLocation
Networked Resource

Houghton Library
Language
Arabic
Description
1 v. (202 leaves) ; 21 cm.
Form/Genre
text

print

Chronology

Early works to 1800

Early works to 1800
Subject
Masjid al-Ḥarām -- History -- Early works to 1800 ;  Mecca (Saudi Arabia) -- Kings and rulers -- History -- Chronology ;  Mecca (Saudi Arabia) -- History -- Early works to 1800 ;  Mecca (Saudi Arabia) -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800

Category
manuscript

Note
Bound in half leather and boards.

Written in Naskhi hand, in one column, 25 lines per page, in black and red.

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم وبه الاعانه الحمد لله الذي جعل المسجد الحرام مثابة للناس وامنا وامر بتظهير الكعبة البيت الحرام... :Incipit

والحمد لله رب العالمين والصلوة والسلام ليتمان الاكملان على سيد الانبيا والمرسلين وعلى آله وصحبه... :Colophon

The auhtor finished his writing on 7 Rabīʻ al-Awwal 985 AH [May 25, 1577 AD] (f. 202r).

Cream laid paper with watermarks. 20.2 x 14.7 cm. (15 x 8.5 cm.)

MS Arab SM172. Houghton Library, Harvard University.

In Arabic.


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