Title
İbret-nâme : manuscript, 1572
İbret-nümâ
İbret-nāme
İbretname
Name/Creator
Lâmiî Çelebi, 1472-1532, creator
Muḥammad ʻAbd al-Karīm, scribe.
HOLLIS IDDigital ObjectLocation
Networked Resource

Houghton Library
Language
Turkish, Ottoman
Description
136 leaves, bound ; 20 cm.
Form/Genre
text

print
Subject
Islamic ethics -- Early works to 1800 ;  Islamic stories -- Early works to 1800 ;  Tales -- Islamic countries -- Early works to 1800

Category
manuscript

Note
A work in two parts on legendary accounts of holy persons and stories with moral significance.

حمدني حمد وثناي ني عد اول حليم يرحلمت وعليم بي مؤهبته كه نقوش عالمي ونفوس بني آدمي انواع مثال واضاف خيال... :Incipit

قد تم تحرير هذا الكتاب الشريف على يد العبد الفقير الضعيف محمد عبد الكريم النحيف فياليوم الخامس العشر في الشهر الثامن... :Colophon

19.2 x 13 cm (13.5 x 7.5-8 cm).

Light-cream laid glazed paper. Water stains. Brown leather binding.

According to colophon (f. 136v), copy completed on 25 Shaʻbān 979 AH [January 12, 1572 AD] in the hand of Muḥammad ʻAbd al-Karīm.

Written in naskh script, in one column, 15 lines per page, in black with rubrics and Qurʻanic verses in red or red overlined. Red ornamental and punctuation marks in text. Catchwords.

Work composed in 932 AH [1525 or 26 AD].

With: Nasîhat-nâme (ff. 137v-140v) which is an advice poem on health matters, dealing mostly with consumption habits (recommendations include eating small amounts of food, not drinking too much water, not eating fish with milk).

MS Turk 45. Houghton Library, Harvard University.

In Ottoman Turkish.


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