Dürr-i meknûn : manuscript, undated
Aydınî, Abdurrahman bin Mehmed., creator
United States Naval Academy, former owner.HOLLIS ID
1 v. (118 leaves) ; 19 cm.Form/Genre
Faith (Islam) ; Islam -- Doctrines ; Islamic law -- Interpretation and construction
A treatise on articles of faith written by order of a certain Sinān Beg (f. 1v), composed in the form of questions and answers. Author's name doesn't appear anywhere in this copy. According to the Giresun catalogue entry (Tüyatok, 193), this work was commissioned by Emir ʻĪsá Beg and written in 804 AH [1401 or 02 AD].
Title from f. 1r.
190 x 143 (146 x 73).
Written in naskh script, in one column, 19 lines per page, in black rubricated in red. First two leaves framed within double black and golden now faded lines. Catchwords.
Glazed light-cream laid paper, boards covered with marbled paper. Red leather spine.
Seal of the U.S. Naval Lyceum on f. 188v.
With: Din ve dünyaya nâfi yirmi üç hikmet (ff. 29v-32r) ; Vasiyet etmek hakkında risale (ff. 34r-37r) ; Ma'rūzāt (ff. 37v-50r) ; Kânûnnâme-yi cedide fî-mâ yete'allak bi'l-arâzî (ff. 50r-71v) ; Fetvâlar (ff. 77v-89r) ; Kitāb Jawāhir al-farāʼiḍ (ff. 98v-102v).
MS Turk 11. Houghton Library, Harvard University.
In Ottoman Turkish.