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
Nev'î, 1533-1599, creatorHOLLIS ID
1 v. (118 leaves) ; 18 cm.Form/Genre
Early works to 1800
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
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.