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Hafs ‘Umar ibn Muhammad, ibn Ahmad Luqman al-Nasafi (d.1142 AD), Kitab al-manzuma fi'l-khilafat, a collection of 294 Hadith, commissioned by Shams al-Din ibn Muhammad, Near East, Mamluk, late 14th century



 
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Hafs ‘Umar ibn Muhammad, ibn Ahmad Luqman al-Nasafi (d.1142 AD), Kitab al-manzuma fi'l-khilafat, a collection of 294 Hadith, commissioned by Shams al-Din ibn Muhammad, Near East, Mamluk, late 14th century



 
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Hafs ‘Umar ibn Muhammad, ibn Ahmad Luqman al-Nasafi (d.1142 AD), Kitab al-manzuma fi'l-khilafat, a collection of 294 Hadith, commissioned by Shams al-Din ibn Muhammad, Near East, Mamluk, late 14th century



 
Arabic manuscript on polished paper, 139 leaves, plus 2 flyleaves, 11 lines to the page in black naskh script, titles in red, f.1a with an illuminated frontispiece in blue and gold, 10 polychrome illuminated headings, in brown stamped leather binding
20 by 13.5cm.
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Catalogue Note

Hafs ‘Umar ibn Muhammad, ibn Ahmad Luqman al-Nasafi was a prolific author and commentator on the Qur’an (see C. Brockelmann, GAL, I.758), who died in Samarqand in 1142 AD. Another copy of Mantumat fi'l-khilaf is now in the al-Azhar library, Cairo.

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