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Manuscript/Mixed Material Faṣl fī uṣūl khalq ibrāʼ Adam فصل في اصول خلق ابرء ادم

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Title

  • Faṣl fī uṣūl khalq ibrāʼ Adam

Other Title

  • فصل في اصول خلق ابرء ادم

Summary

  • Brief treatise on the creation of man and the subsequent history of the world.

Names

  • Dukur, Muḥammad, author
  • Dwight, Theodore, 1796-1866
  • Benson, Stephen Allen, 1816-1865
  • American Ethnological Society
  • Omar ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • [between 1855 and 1865?]

Headings

  • -  Creation (Islam)
  • -  Human beings--Origin
  • -  Manuscripts, Arabic--Washington (D.C.)

Notes

  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
  • -  Manuscript.
  • -  Arabic.
  • -  Title from fol. 2a.
  • -  Written by Marmorra Dooqueah.
  • -  On front cover; "No. 2, T. Dwight" and partial pasted label "Theodore Dwi___, Recdg. Secty. Am. Eth___, New York, U.S.A."
  • -  On back cover: top, "Written by Marmorra Dooqueah" at bottom, "From Stephen A Benson"
  • -  Purchased from Sotheby's London, 30 June 2017.
  • -  Probably written in Liberia.
  • -  Paper; ivory colored paper; darl brown ink with rubrication.
  • -  African style Maghribī script (12 lines) in written area 17.5 x 12 cm.
  • -  Fol. 1 (blank), fol. 2b-11b.
  • -  Bound in heavy brown paper; cover partially torn, many leaves separated from binding.
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
  • -  Incipit: بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم. صلى الله على سيدنا محمد نبيه وعلى اله واصحابه وسلم تسليما. فصل في اصول خلق ابراء ادام ...
  • -  Explicit/Colophon: الحمد لله رب العلمين.

Medium

  • 12 leaves (12 lines), paper : bound ; 20 x 16.5 cm

Call Number/Physical Location

  • E445.N8 O43, no. 34

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2018371865

Online Format

  • image

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IIIF Presentation Manifest

Rights & Access

The contents of the Library of Congress Omar Ibn Said Collection are in the public domain and are free to use and reuse.

Credit Line: Library of Congress, African and Middle East Division, Omar Ibn Said Collection.

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Chicago citation style:

Dukur, Muḥammad, Author, Theodore Dwight, Stephen Allen Benson, American Ethnological Society, and Omar Ibn Said Collection. Faṣl fī uṣūl khalq ibrāʼ Adam. [Between 1855 and 1865?, 1855] Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/2018371865/.

APA citation style:

Dukur, M., Dwight, T., Benson, S. A., American Ethnological Society & Omar Ibn Said Collection. (1855) Faṣl fī uṣūl khalq ibrāʼ Adam. [Between 1855 and 1865?] [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2018371865/.

MLA citation style:

Dukur, Muḥammad, Author, et al. Faṣl fī uṣūl khalq ibrāʼ Adam. [Between 1855 and 1865?, 1855] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2018371865/>.