Catalog Record: al-Qawl al-tāmm fī al-niẓām : al-nuẓum al-ilāhīyah fī al-akwān, [193 | HathiTrust Digital Library

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al-Qawl al-tāmm fī al-niẓām :
al-nuẓum al-ilāhīyah fī al-akwān,

القول التام في النظام : النظم الالهية في الاكوان، [193-م?].


Main Author: Avicenna, 980-1037.
Related Names: Heyworth-Dunne, J. , former owner.
Language(s): Arabic
Published: [193-?].
Subjects: Manuscripts, Arabic > Manuscripts, Arabic / Michigan > Manuscripts, Arabic / Michigan / Ann Arbor.
Metaphysics > Metaphysics / Early works to 1800.
Islamic philosophy > Islamic philosophy / Early works to 1800.
Note: Shelfmark: Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Special Collections Library, Isl. Ms. 986
Origin: Lacks dated colophon ; likely copied in Egypt in the late 1930s and bound for James Heyworth-Dunne (d.1974).
Former shelfmark: Mich. Isl. Ms. temp. no. 135
Binding: Boards covered in dark green cloth with dark green leather over spine (quarter binding) ; pastedowns and flyleaves in wove paper printed with a floral vegetal pattern in green ; spine gold-stamped with title and decorative accents over raised bands "النظم الالهية | ابن سينا | J.H.D." ; sewn in white thread over two recessed cords ; stuck-on endbands (blue and white stripe) ; overall in fairly good condition though with curvature in boards (negative draw in lower board, positive draw in upper board).
Support: Wove paper.
Decoration: Text executed entirely in red ink.
Script: Ruqʻah ; quick, compact hand in a medium line ; serifless and freely ligatured with effect of inclination to the right and of words descending to baseline, mainly closed counters, pointing somewhat careless and in strokes rather than distinct dots, final yāʼ usually unpointed.
Layout: Written mainly in 15-17 lines per page.
Collation: i, IV (8), II (12), 2 IV(28), II (32), VI (44), I (46), 2 IV(62), I (64), i ; mainly quaternions and binions or single bifolia ; catchwords present ; pages left blank between sections with a few serving as 'title pages' (see pp.57, 65, etc.) ; pagination in pencil, Western numerals, supplied during digitization.
Explicit: "عماهم فيه فسألوا ربكم درجاتهم واصبروا على نوائب دهركم تدركوا سعيهم"
Incipit: "ومما يدل على ذلك ان المانع من قبول الفيض التضاد والكثافة الطبيعية ولذا اذا تركبت الاجسام البسيطة المتضادة الطبائع واعتدلت استعدت بذلك لقبول الفيض والحياة بقدر الاعتدال والتوسط الذي هو تنزه عن جميع الاضداد وجمع لها باسرها ..."
Title supplied by cataloguer.
Ms. codex.
On upper pastedown, label with ex libris of James Heyworth-Dunne (d.1974), stamped with inventory number, "Ex Libris | J. Heyworth-Dunne | D. Lit. (London) | No. 7930" ; UM Library inscription on p.3 "Dunning | Heyworth-Dunne | 6-13-51 | 71955" ; occasional marginal glosses.
Physical Description: 64 leaves : paper ; 170 x 108 mm. bound to 180 x 112 mm.
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