Title
Netâicü'l-fünûn / li-Nev'î Efendi : manuscript, undated
Natāʼij al-funūn wa-maḥāsin al-mutūn
Netaic ül-fünûn ve mehasin ül-mutun
Netâicü'l-fünûn ve mehasinü'l-mutûn
Name/Creator
Nev'î, 1533-1599, creator
HOLLIS IDDigital ObjectLocation
Networked Resource

Houghton Library
Language
Turkish, Ottoman
Language
Arabic
Language
Persian
Description
1 v. (118 leaves) ; 18 cm.
Form/Genre
text

print

Early works to 1800
Subject
Islamic law -- Early works to 1800 ;  Islamic philosophy -- Early works to 1800 ;  Astrology, Arab -- Early works to 1800 ;  Classification of sciences -- Early works to 1800 ;  Science -- Islamic Empire -- Early works to 1800 ;  Encyclopedias and dictionaries, Turkish -- Early works to 1800 ;  Islamic Empire -- Kings and rulers -- Early works to 1800

Category
manuscript

Note
Concise encyclopedia on twelve sciences: 1. history; 2. philosophy; 3. astronomy; 4. theology; 5. principles of law; 6. controverted points; 7. exegesis; 8. mysticism; 9. interpretation of dreams; 10. magic, charm, and medecine; 11. agriculture; 12. astrology and divination.

17.1 x 10.6 cm (12.5 x 6.2 cm).

Cream, thick glazed laid paper with some folios blue-green. Boards have flower motifs. Green spine has 19th century ornaments. Page edges cut off during later binding which is damaged, but volume intact. One folio missing between ff. 60-61.

Written in taʻlīq script, in one column, 15 lines per page, in black ink. Section headings, years and Arabic phrases in red or red overlined. Catchwords.

MS Turk 50. Houghton Library, Harvard University.

In Ottoman Turkish; quotations in Arabic and Persian.


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