Collection ID: 0023 | Metadata type: TEI

Lewis O 170 Ḥikāyat aṣḥāb al-kahf. / حكاية اصحاب الكهف

Title

Ḥikāyat aṣḥāb al-kahf. / حكاية اصحاب الكهف

Authors

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Call number

Lewis O 170
(Philadelphia, Free Library of Philadelphia, Rare Book Department)

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Publisher

Free Library of Philadelphia

Language

Arabic with one page in Persian

Origin

Copy is undated; perhaps copied in the 17th or 18th century.
Date
between 1600 and 1799?

Summary

Unbound copy of the story of the People of the Cave, known in other traditions as the Seven Sleepers. The text begins with "Qāla Ibn ʻAbbās", and is a retelling and explanation of the tale as it appears in the Qurʼān in sūrah 18 at the end. The final leaf is smaller paper (155 x 130 (140 x 110) mm); the recto of that leaf and the previous half page is an addition in a different hand with the verso of the final leaf written in Persian.

Notes

Extent

11 leaves : 220 x 150 (185 x 110) mm

Collation

11 unfoliated leaves; 1⁸ + 3 leaves tipped to stubs; catchwords each verso, lower left.

Support

Laid paper

Binding

Unbound; remains of textile around the spine.

Layout

  • 17 long lines; ruled with a misṭarah.
  • Script

  • Written in neat naskh in black ink; pointed, partially vocalized.
  • Subjects topical

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