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Salmân presents a tablet written in Syriac to Muhammad, that indicates that Muhammad is the last prophet.

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Names
Darîr Erzurumî (fl. 14th cent.) (Translator)
Murad III, Sultan of the Turks (1546-1595) (Patron)
Collection

Siyar-i Nabî = Life of the Prophet

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1003 [1594-1595]
Place Term: Istanbul
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. Turk. ms. 3
Topics
Manuscripts, Turkish
Notes
Content : Incipit: akhbaranâ al-shaykh al-jalîl Abî [sic] 'Abd-Allâh Muhammad bin Ahmad bin Muhammad bin 'Ubayd bin Mûsâ al-faqîh al-mâlikî qâla: Akhbaranâ Muhâjir bin 'Abd-Allâh ... (Ending, p. 465v): ... kendû zaynî bir kishi oldum sanur, fakr û darvishlik al-ishi sanur, [...] . (Catchword, p. 465v): bild (bld).

Ownership : The Spencer volume probably did not leave the royal Ottoman library until after 'Abd al-'Azîz's death in 1876. It was purchased for The New York Public Library in 1930.

Content : Mustafâ Zarîr's (al-Zarîr, Mustafâ ibn Yûsuf ibn 'Umar al-Maulawî al-Erzurûmî) Turkish translation and elaboration of Abu'l-Hasan al-Bakrî al-Basrî's (fl. 6/13th century) version of Ibn Ishâq's (fl. 3/9th century) life of the Prophet Muhammad was written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). (Schmitz, p. 238)

Content : The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III. (Schmitz, p. 238)

Citation/reference: Schmitz, IV.2.
Physical Description
Extent: 18.8 x 17 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 3b3b0b70-c6c3-012f-5c7c-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1003: Created
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Salmân presents a tablet written in Syriac to Muhammad, that indicates that Muhammad is the last prophet." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1003. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-6167-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Salmân presents a tablet written in Syriac to Muhammad, that indicates that Muhammad is the last prophet." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 4, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-6167-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1003). Salmân presents a tablet written in Syriac to Muhammad, that indicates that Muhammad is the last prophet. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-6167-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Salmân presents a tablet written in Syriac to Muhammad, that indicates that Muhammad is the last prophet.