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Hadith

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Detail of page from the Compendium of Chronicles by Rashid al-Din. Shows text with central miniature depicting the Sultan Luhrasp seated on a throne, surrounded by attendants. [Please click twice to see the full manuscript]
Detail of page from the Compendium of Chro...

Manuscripts of the Islamicate World and South Asia

 Fonds
Identifier: Or Ms
Scope and Contents This collection consists of over 700 manuscripts pertaining to the Islamicate world and South Asia, dating from the 10th to 19th centuries C.E. (the majority being post-1500). Chiefly bound paper codices, it includes sacred texts of importance to the Muslim, Hindu, and Sikh faiths, Qur’anic commentaries, Traditions of the Prophet Muhammad and the Shi’i Imams, works treating Islamic law, world history, the history of India, medicine,...
Dates: 10th-19th centuries C.E. (bulk: post-1500 C.E.)

Or Ms 4: االجامع الصحیح al-Jāmi' al-ṣaḥīḥ, 1109 A.H., 1697 C.E.

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Identifier: Or Ms 4
Scope and Contents

Collection of traditions of the Prophet Muḥammad by 'Abd-allāh Muḥammad b. Ismā'īl al-Bukhārī (d. 256 A.H., 869 C.E.). The work is preceded by a complete index.

Dates: 1109 A.H.; 1697 C.E.

Or Ms 5: الدر النشیر (ملخص کتاب النهایة في غریب الحدیث) al-Durr al-nashīr (mulkhkhaṣ Kitāb al-nihāyah fī gharīb al-ḥadīth), 907 A.H., 1501 C.E.

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Identifier: Or Ms 5
Scope and Contents This is an abridged form of the Kitāb al-nihāyah fī gharīb al-ḥadīs, a dictionary to the Traditions.The abridgement was made by Jalāl al-Dīn 'Abd al-Raḥmān Suyūṭī in 907 A.H., 1501 C.E., about four years before his death; al-Nihāyah itself was written by Majd al-Dīn Abū Sa'ādah Mubārak b. Abū al-Karam al-Jazarī, commonly known as Ibn al-Ashīr (d. 606 A.H., 1209 C.E.). The work also includes Suyūṭī's comments upon his...
Dates: 907 A.H.; 1501 C.E.

Or Ms 6: نهج البلاغة Nahj al-balāghah, undated copy (original text composed 10th or 11th cent. C.E.)

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Identifier: Or Ms 6
Scope and Contents

A collection of the speeches, mandates, educational works, wise sayings, and sermons of 'Alī b. Abī Ṭalib, cousin and son-in-law of the Prophet Muḥammad, and First Imām of Shi'i Islam. It was compiled by al-Sharīf al-Raḍī Abū al-Ḥasan Muḥammad b. al-Ḥusayn b. Mūsá (d.406 A.H., 1015 C.E.).

Dates: undated copy (original text composed 10th or 11th cent. C.E.)

Or Ms 7: شرح نهج البلاغة Sharḥ Nahj al-balāghah, undated copy (original text composed 13th cent. C.E.)

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Identifier: Or Ms 7
Scope and Contents

An elaborate commentry on Nahj al-balāghah (a collection of the speeches, mandates, educational works, wise sayings, and sermons of 'Alī b. Abī Ṭalib, cousin and son-in-law of the Prophet Muḥammad, and First Imām of Shi'i Islam). This commentary is by the celebrated 'Abd al-Ḥamīd b. Hibat-allāh, b. Muḥammad b. Muḥammad b. Abī al-Ḥadīd (d. 655 A.H., 1257 C.E.).

Dates: undated copy (original text composed 13th cent. C.E.)

Or Ms 8: غرر الحکم ودررالکلم Ghurar al-ḥikam wa-durar al-kalim, 1023 A.H., 1614 C.E.

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Identifier: Or Ms 8
Scope and Contents

A collection of the numerous wise sayings of 'Alī b. Abī Ṭalib, cousin and son-in-law of the Prophet Muḥammad, and First Imām of Shi'i Islam). The apothegms were gathered and arranged by 'Abd al-Waḥīd b. Muḥammad b. 'Abd al-Waḥīd Amīdī Tamīmī in the sixth century A.H..

Dates: 1023 A.H.; 1614 C.E.

Or Ms 156: الجامع الصحيح al-Jāmi‘ al-ṣaḥīḥ, undated copy (original text composed 9th cent. C.E.)

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Identifier: Or Ms 156
Scope and Contents

A copy of the famous collection of ḥadīth (reports of teh sayings and deeds of Prophet Muḥammad) by Abū ‘Abd-Allāh Muḥammad b. Ismā‘īl al-Bukhārī, (d. 256 A.H., 869 C.E.).


Four frontispieces illuminated with gold.

Dates: undated copy (original text composed 9th cent. C.E.)

Or Ms 687: Fragments, 15th(?)-19th centuries

 Series
Identifier: Or Ms 687
Scope and Contents Or Ms 687 consists of 52 fragments or groupings of fragments, mostly manuscripts, with a few printed items.See individual catalogue entries for more details. The titles and descriptions have been transcribed from the original wrappings, although it is important to note that the previous cataloguer did not have specialized knowledge, resulting in many entries being vague or potentially inaccurate. Nevertheless, we have made the choice to share them online to make these documents...
Dates: 15th(?)-19th centuries