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Jibrîl (Gabriel) invites Hazrat Muhammad for his night journey (the Mi'râj).

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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: 13.5 x 17.2 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 1b935fb0-c6c3-012f-e8af-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

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

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Jibrîl (Gabriel) invites Hazrat Muhammad for his night journey (the Mi'râj)." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1003. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-61b5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Jibrîl (Gabriel) invites Hazrat Muhammad for his night journey (the Mi'râj)." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 2, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-61b5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1003). Jibrîl (Gabriel) invites Hazrat Muhammad for his night journey (the Mi'râj). Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-61b5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Jibrîl (Gabriel) invites Hazrat Muhammad for his night journey (the Mi'râj).