Title
El-cildü's-sânī min Şerhi'l-Mesnevî / lil-Şem'î : manuscript, 1616
Sharḥ-i Mas̲navī
Şerh-i Mesnevî-i Şerîf
Jild al-thānī min Sharḥ al-Mathnawī
Sharḥ al-Mathnawī
Şerh-i Mesnevî
Name/Creator
Şem'î, Mustafa, -after 1603, creator
HOLLIS IDDigital ObjectLocation
Networked Resource

Houghton Library
Language
Turkish, Ottoman
Description
1 v. (334 leaves) ; 31 cm.
Form/Genre
text

print
Subject
Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī , Maulana , 1207-1273 ;  Sufism -- Early works to 1800

Category
manuscript

Note
A Turkish commentary on "Mas̲navī maʻnavī" of Jalāladdīn Rūmī commissioned by Sultan Murad III (982-1003 AH /1574-95 AD).

30 x 21.2 cm (26.5-27 x 17.5-18 cm).

Thick light-cream glazed laid paper, pale-brown leather binding. Torn parts in spine. Back cover separated from board.

According to the colophon (f. 334r), copy completed on 14 Muḥarram 1025 AH [February 1, 1616 AD] in the hand of Muḥammad (Mehmed). Folios 39-41 added later by a different hand.

Written in naskh script, in one column, 25-30 lines per page, in black with section headings in red. underlined in red. Mesnevî verses red overlined. Catchwords. Occasional notes in the margins.

Illegible seals on f. 1r.

Missing leaves between f. 41 and f. 42.

Volume 2 of a multi-volume set.

MS Turk 24. Houghton Library, Harvard University.

In Ottoman Turkish.


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