Ahlâk-ı alâ'î : manuscript, undated
Kitab-ı Ahlâk-i alâi
Ali Çelebi, Kınalızade, 1510-1571, creatorHOLLIS ID
279 folios ; 26 cm.Form/Genre
Islamic philosophy -- Early works to 1800 ; Islamic ethics -- Early works to 1800 ; Muslims -- Conduct of life -- Early works to 1800
A work on morals, completed on 25 Safer 973 AH [21 Sept. 1565 AD], while the author was serving as judge in Damascus. First section is on personnal morals, second on family morals and third on political morals and art of governance.
Unbound. Missing leaves at the beginning and at the end.
25.2 x 14.2 cm (17.3 x 8 cm).
بعض مأيل بخير وبعض بشر... :f. 1r
آداب مستحسنه دن امتناع ايله وهيج. :f. 279v
Written in naskh script, in one column, 25 lines per page, in black rubricated in red, framed in gold and black. Poems in two columns. Qurʼanic verses and important names in red or red overlined. Occasional red ornamental punctuation marks within text. Also green marks in first pages. Occasional corrections in margins.
Light-cream laid paper. No binding. Some pages stuck together due to humidity.
MS Turk 28. Houghton Library, Harvard University.
In Ottoman Turkish.