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Mehmed ibn Salih Yazicioglu (d.1451-52), Muhammediyye, poetry in praise of the Prophet Muhammad, signed by Hasan ibn Ibrahim, Turkey or Hijaz, Ottoman, dated 1237 AH/1822 AD
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Mehmed ibn Salih Yazicioglu (d.1451-52), Muhammediyye, poetry in praise of the Prophet Muhammad, signed by Hasan ibn Ibrahim, Turkey or Hijaz, Ottoman, dated 1237 AH/1822 AD
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Mehmed ibn Salih Yazicioglu (d.1451-52), Muhammediyye, poetry in praise of the Prophet Muhammad, signed by Hasan ibn Ibrahim, Turkey or Hijaz, Ottoman, dated 1237 AH/1822 AD
Ottoman Turkish and Arabic manuscript on watermarked paper, 265 leaves plus 5 flyleaves, 21 lines to the page, written in naskh script in black ink, headings in red ink, ruled in gold or red with 99 illustrations and 5 hilyes throughout, in gilt-stamped Ottoman binding
29.7 by 19cm.
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Catalogue Note

This lavishly illustrated manuscript contains 99 illustrations, 5 hilyes and covers several topics connected with the life of the Prophet Muhammad, Adam and Eve, Mecca and Medina and the Hajj as well as the al-Aqsa mosque and the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem.  

This volume is the author’s own translation into Ottoman Turkish verse of his Arabic work entitled Megharibu zaman. The text is in Ottoman Turkish with Arabic headings written in naskh script in red ink.

A copy of this work, dated 1005 AH/1597 AD (MS Turk. d. 6), is in the Bodleian Library, Oxford (see G. Kut, Supplementary Catalogue of Turkish Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 2003, p.47, no.63). For other copies see E. Blochet, Bibliotheque Nationale: Catalogue des Manuscrits Turcs, 2 volumes, Paris, 1932-33, A.F. 238, S. 319 – 21, and C. Rieu, Catalogue of the Turkish Manuscripts in the British Museum, London, 1888, 168a.

The illustrations in the present manuscript are as follows:

The tree of Adam and Eve in paradise.
The Holy Mosque in Mecca.
Mountain of Ara’fat and Adam’s dome (Where Adam met Eve).
The Dome of Amina, the mother of Prophet Muhammad, in Mecca.
The Ka’ba.
The Abu Qubais Mountain in Mecca.
The Ka’ba and its surroundings.
The Al-'Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem.
The Ka’ba and Al-'Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock (Isra and Mir’aj).
The Hira Mountain and Mount of Mecca and the 'Miracle of Splitting the moon'. 
The house of Prophet Mohammad in Mecca and the conspiracy of the Quraysh to kill him and the sleeping of 'Ali ibn Abi Talib during the night of his migration to Medina.
The migration of the Prophet Muhammad and Abu Bakr to Medina.
The entry of the Prophet Muhammad and Abu Bakr to Medina.
The receipt and welcome of Medina citizens of the Prophet Muhammad and Abu Bakr.
The Battle of the Confederates (also known as the Battle of the Trench) in the vicinity of Medina. 
The Battle of Uhud on the plains of Mount Uhud.
The tombs of the myrtles of the Battle of Uhud in Medina, including the uncle of the Prophet Hamza.
The Battle of Conquest of Mecca and the entry of Muslims.
The Farewell Sermon (Last Khutba) of the Prophet Muhammad.
The Prophet Mohammad's Palace in Heaven.
The speech platform of the Prophet Mohammad in Medina.
The House of 'Aisha (Wife of the Prophet Muhammad) in Medina.
The Prophet Muhammad's Hilye.
The death of the Prophet Mohammad.
The tomb of the Prophet Mohammad.
The tools of the Prophet Mohammad (his Qur’an, prayer carpet, ewer, toothbrush, robe, crutch, comb, shoes).
The dress of the Fatima.
The tools of Fatima.
Fatima's tomb.
Abu Bakr’s Hilye and his tomb in Medina
'Umar’s Hilye and his tomb in Medina.
'Uthman’s Hilye and his tomb.
'Ali’s Hilye and his tomb.
The tomb of Hasan ibn 'Ali.
The tomb of Husayn ibn 'Ali.
Signs of the Day of Resurrection and the sunrise form the west.
The Day of Resurrection and the departure of people from their graves to heaven.
The Brigade of al-Hamd (Praise) during Judgment Day.
The valleys of Hell.
Scenes from Judgment day, and the places of the Prophets.
The location between Heaven and Hell.
The platform of prophets on Judgment day.
The Judgment Day scales.
The water basin of Prophet Muhammad in Heaven.
The Day of Resurrection and the departure of people from their graves to heaven.
The Brigades of the Prophets, companions and martyrs after judgment during their path to Heaven.
The Brigade of al-Hamd (Praise), on the way to Heaven.
The Brigade of prophets (Moses, Jesus and Ayyub) on their way to Heaven.
The Brigade of prophet Dawood (David) on his way to Heaven.
The Brigade of prophet Suleyman on his way to Heaven.
The way to heaven between fruitful trees.
Dar al-Jalal, Heaven.
Dar al-Salam, Heaven.
Dar al-Ma’awa, Heaven.
Dar al-Khuld, Heaven.
Dar al-Wasselya, Heaven.
Dar al-Na’im, Heaven.
Dar al-Furdawes, Heaven.
Dar al-Adan, Heaven.
The tree of Tuba in Heaven.
The places of the four Righteous Caliphs in Heaven.

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