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Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Al-Taftazani. Sharh al-qism al-thalith min al-Miftah, 826 A.H., 1423 A.D.

Identifier: Or Ms 678
Scope and Contents

This manuscript of al-Taftazani’s rhetorical work was copied just 25 years after his death. He wrote on rhetoric, logic, metaphysics, theology and law; this particular work was completed at Samarqand in about AH 787-789 / 1385-1387 AD. This is a handsome copy on thick, cream-coloured paper.

Dates: 826 A.H.; 1423 A.D.

Flores Dictaminis by Pietro della Vigna, mid/late 14th-early 15th century

Identifier: MS 182/ff. 3r-v; 5r-24v
Scope and Contents This section of the manuscript is headed Flores Dictaminis Petri de Vineis et primo de querimonia Frederici Rubrica and contains the Flores dictaminis by Pietro delle Vigne, also found under the name Summa dictaminis or Ars dictaminis. It is an 'anthology' divided in six books, which contain: the controversial correspondence between Frederic II against the...
Dates: mid/late 14th-early 15th century

Lecture Notes, Rhetoric and English Literature, 1878-1879

Identifier: Coll-1125
Scope and Contents On a title page of one of the two volumes the contents are stated as being notes of Edinburgh University, Rhetoric and English Literature 1878-1879, Historical Course, Wednesdays and Thursdays. The name of James Malloch appears there too. Similar information appears on a title page of the second volume. These contents are stated as being notes of Edinburgh University, Rhetoric and English Literature 1878-1879, Theoretical Course, Mondays and Tuesdays. This volume shows the name, James...
Dates: 1878-1879

Manuscript volume containing notes of lectures by Hugh Blair

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-389
Identifier: Coll-2064
Content Description This is a manuscript volume containing notes of lectures by Hugh Blair, Professor of Rhetoric and Belles Lettres in the University of Edinburgh, taken down by an unknown student. It is dated 1770, and comprises 39 complete lectures.Hugh Blair published his lectures in 1783, but very few manuscripts of his teachings survive nowadays. He did not want any "bastardised" versions to survive, as he called them in his publications, and insisted in his will that all his personal papers...
Dates: 1770
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

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 41: المختصر في علم المعاني al-Mukhtaṣar fī 'ilm al-ma'ānī, 1109 A.H., 1600 C.E.

Identifier: Or Ms 41
Scope and Contents

A treatise on rhetoric by the celebrated Mullā Sa'd al-Dīn Mas'ūd b. 'Umar, commonly known "al-Taftāzānī " (d. 791 or 792 A.H., 1388 or 1389 C.E.).

Dates: 1109 A.H.; 1600 C.E.

Or Ms 42: انوار الربیع في انواع البدیع Anwār al-rabī' fī anwā' al-badī', 1113 A.H., 1701 C.E.

Identifier: Or Ms 42
Scope and Contents

This is a commentary upon the Badi'iyyah of 'Alī Ṣadr al-Dīn al-Madanī b. Aḥmad Niẓam al-Dīn al-Ḥusaynī al-Ḥasanī by the author himself, who wrote it in India in 1077 A.H. (1666 C.E.).

Dates: 1113 A.H.; 1701 C.E.

Papers of Dr. Geoffrey D. Carnall

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-552
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of lectures on rhetoric, 1960-1964, and, transcript and correspondence on a teach-in on chemical and biological warfare, 24 January 1969, tape transcripts.The bulk of his papers were donated in 2015 (accession code E2015.91). They include correspondence with his colleagues and fellow activists as well as a few personal letters, lectures notes, proofs of publications, and pamphlets, newspaper cuttings, and correspondence relating to political causes he...
Dates: 1950s-1990s

Papers of Professor Andrew Brown

Identifier: Coll-9
Scope and Contents

The papers of Andrew Brown consist of notes and papers on the history of North America during the War of Independence and including material on Indians, Nova Scotia and colonial history, and general miscellaneous material.

Dates: circa 1820

Rethorica Poncij; Copia latinitatis; Epistole Bruti & Cratis; De arte notariatus by Poncius of Provence, 1486

Identifier: MS 210/ff. 128r-187r
Scope and Contents This section contains a printed copy of several treatises entitled Rethorica Poncij; Copia latinitatis; Epistole Bruti & Cratis; De arte notariatus, by Pontius Provincialis. These are manuals of Latin grammar, of rhetoric, and of letter-writing. Quarto printed by Johann Reinhard of Grüningen in 1486. Rethorica Poncij: starts on f. 128r...
Dates: 1486