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Glaser 55

Kitāb Salwat al-kaʾīb wa-tuḥfat al-adīb

The Digital Bab al-Yemen, Freie Universität Berlin

The Digital Bab al-Yemen, Freie Universität Berlin

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  • Title: Glaser 55
  • Creator: Kitāb Salwat al-kaʾīb wa-tuḥfat al-adīb
  • Location: Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz
  • Source URL: Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - PK
  • Rights: © Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - PK. Commercial use of the digitized images requires permission of the foundation's Bildagentur für Kunst, Kultur und Geschichte (bpk). User fees may apply.
  • Classmark: Glaser 55
  • Catalogue number: Ahlwardt 8456
  • Type: single manuscript
  • Title: f. 3v: Kitāb Salwat al-kaʾīb wa-tuḥfat al-adīb كتاب سلوت الكئيب وتحفة الاديب
  • Subject matter: prose
  • Number of folios: 28; one folio missing after f. 17; f. 25 r after f. 18; little gap before f. 19.
  • Description: Compilation of sixteen quite short anecdotes. Some relate to the poet Abū Nuwās. The author also mentions in f. 8r ابن نباتة (d. 768/1366). Ff. 1-3 and 25v include sundry verses and poetic pieces; 26 and 27, unrelated, in small script, from a book of anecdotes; the second anecdote deals with عروة بنالورد. f.28v the beginning of ک" مسائل كسري انوشروان وجوابه. These questions (along with answers) addressed to Kisrā Anūshirwān begin as follows: مسائل اىّ الناس اسعد فقال من كان القضاء له مساعدا وكان لمساعدته اياه اهلا’ الخ
  • Date: ca. 1150/1737

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