اقوم الوسائل فى ترجمة الشمائل
- احمد اسحق خواجه سى.
Ahmet İshak Hocası
- محمد بن خليل، ناسخ
Mehmet bin Halil, scribe
Abdülhamid II, Sultan of the Turks, former owner
Shelfmark: Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Special Collections Research Center Isl. Ms. 379
Origin: As appears in colophon on p.1391, copied by Muḥammad ibn Khalīl (Mehmet b. Halil) ; date of transcription not specified ; paper suggests 18th century (perhaps mid century).
Accompanying materials: a. Slip of wove paper with notes in black ink (between pp.230-321) -- b. Slip of laid paper with notes in black ink (between pp.726-727).
Former shelfmark: "340 T. De M. [i.e. Tammaro De Marinis]" inscribed in pencil on verso of opening leaf (p.2) ; "٣٢ع | ٤خ" on spine label.
Binding: Pasteboards covered in gold-flecked red leather ; Type II binding (with flap) ; board linings in untinted laid paper ; upper and lower covers carry blind-stamped (with orange paper onlay) and gold-painted mandorla filled with vegetal composition (compare Déroche class. NA 4), surrounded by a tooled border consisting of an s-shape stamped chain in gold flanked by thin gold fillets ; sewn in pink thread, two stations ; worked endbands in pink and yellow thread in a chevron pattern ; overall in fair condition with fore edge flap lost, repairs to spine and fore edge of lower board in a darker red leather, and abrasion on upper and lower covers.
Support: European laid paper of several types ; one opening type with roughly 12 laid lines per cm. (vertical), chain lines (horizontal) spaced roughly 12 mm. apart, and watermark of grapes surmounted by a crown (see p.32) ; another with roughly 13 laid lines per cm. (vertical), chain lines (horizontal) spaced roughly 25 mm. apart, and watermark of "?AHE?NE" and figure (see p.46) ; another with roughly 10 laid lines per cm. (vertical), chain lines (horizontal) spaced roughly 25 mm. apart, and watermark of grapes surmounted by a crown with a heart motif (see p.136) ; another with roughly 8 laid lines per cm. (vertical), chain lines (horizontal) spaced roughly 21 mm. apart, watermark of grapes (see p.578) ; another with roughly 9 laid lines per cm. (vertical), chain lines (horizontal) spaced roughly 24 mm. apart, and watermark of LANGUEDOC (see p.592) ; all well-burnished, thin and crisp.
Decoration: Illuminated headpiece (ʻunwān / sarlawḥ) at opening on p.10 consisting of rectangular piece with emtpy gold cartouche outlined in orange and flanked by floral vegetal accents in gold, light pink, and pale blue, surmounted by a scalloped semicircular piece (dome) outlined in orange and filled with floral vegetal accents in blue, pale blue, light pink, orange, and white, itself surmounted by delicate vertical stalks (tīgh) in blue, and set in a well consisting of a thick band of light pink ; written area throughout surrounded by a thick gold frame with outer black rule ; Qurʼānic passages rubricated in a range of red shades ; overlining in red ink.
Script: Nastaʻlīq (talik) ; elegant Ottoman hand in a medium to bold line ; serifless, with effect of words descending to baseline, closed counters, and elongated horizontal strokes.
Layout: Written in 21 lines per page ; frame-ruled.
Collation: II (4), 169 V (694), II (698) ; chiefly quinions ; final two leaves (following close of text) left blank ; foliation in Hindu-Arabic numerals ; oblique catchwords on the verso of each leaf ; pagination in pencil, Western numerals, supplied during cataloguing.
Colophon: "Scribal," triangular, reads "كتبه اضعف العباد محمد بن حليل م"
Explicit: "ومراه يي ضلعه تشبيه بيورديلر صلى الله على سيدنا محمد واله و صحبه اجمعين و الحمد الله حمدا يوافي نعمه ويكافي مزيده كلما حمده الحامدون و ذكره الذاكرون تمت بعون الحق"
Incipit: "ان احسن الاحاديث بعد الحمد لمن جعل السقف الاخضر مرفوعا ... وبعد بو كمينۀ كم بضاعه وفقير قصير الباعه ... لمؤلفه احمدم ... واقوم الوسائل في ترجمة الشمائل ديو نام زد قيلدم ... "
Title from opening matter on p.14.
Elegant copy of the extensive Ottoman Turkish rendering (with commentary) by İshak Hocası Ahmet b. Heyreddin (d.1708) of al-Tirmidhī’s (d.892) Kitāb al-Shamāʼil, a collection of traditions comprising the Prophet’s characteristics. Descriptive contributions from Nick Krabbenhoeft.
- Turkish, Ottoman (1500-1928)
- 698 leaves : paper ; 215 x 140 (160 x 60) mm.
- Muḥammad, Prophet, -632 Biography Early works to 1800.
Tirmidhī, Muḥammad ibn ʻĪsá, -892. Shamāʼil.
Hadith Criticism, interpretation, etc. Early works to 1800.
- Geographic region:
Ann Arbor (Michigan)
- Alternative title:
- Ekvamül-Vesâil fî Tercemetiş-Şemâil
Aqwam al-wasāʼil fī tarjamat al-Shamāʼil
Akvemü'l-vesail fi tercemeti'ş-şemail
شمائل شريف ترجمه
- Public Domain
- Same as:
- Item contributor:
- University of Michigan
- Data contributor:
- University of Michigan