Islamic Heritage Project

Hādhihī risālah sharīfah fī al-amr bi-al-maʻrūf wa-al-nahy ʻan al-munkar / taʼlīf Shaykh al-Islām wa-al-Muslimīn Najm al-Dīn al-Ghazzī : manuscript, 1658: Risālah sharīfah fī al-amr bi-al-maʻrūf wa-al-nahy ʻan al-munkar: هذه رسالة شريفة في الامر بالمعروف والنهي عن المنكر / تأليف شيخ الإسلام والمسلمين نجم الدين الغزي : مخطوطة، 1658: رسالة شريفة في الامر بالمعروف والنهي عن المنكر

Creator/Contributor:
Ghazzī, Najm al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad, 1570-1651, creator
Ghazzī, ʻUmar ibn ʻAbd al-Ghanī, 1786-1861, former owner.
Ṣafadī, Aḥmad b. Muḥammad., copyist.
غزي، نجم الدين محمد بن محمد،, 1570-1651
غزي، عمر بن عبد الغني،, 1786-1861, former owner.
صفدي، أحمد بن محمد., copyist.
Creation Date:
1658
Place Of Origin:
Syria
Description:
A treatise on the principle of "commanding right and forbidding wrong" in Islam.
Extent:
1v. (31 leaves) ; 21 cm.
Language:
Arabic
Genre:
Early works to 1800
Digital Format:
Books and documents
Subjects:
Islamic ethics--Early works to 1800
Religious life--Islam--Early works to 1800
Islam--Doctrines--Early works to 1800
Notes:
Title from f. 1r.
Written in a left leaning naskh hand in black ink, in one column rubricated in red, 19 lines per page. The text on ff. 1v, 2r and 31r is framed within double red lines. There are catchwords on the verso of each folio.
Light-cream laid paper with watermarks. 21 x 15-15.4 cm. (15.8 x 7.8 cm.).
According to the colophon (f. 31r), copied from an autograph copy by Aḥmad b. Muḥammad al-Ṣafadī, Imām of Darwīsh Bāshā mosque in Damascus. Copy completed in Rabīʻ al-awwal 1069 AH [December 1658 AD].
Most probably copied in Damascus.
Ownership statement by Muḥammad ʻUmar Nūr al-Dīn al-Ghazzī al-ʻĀmirī al-Shāfiʻī (f. 1r).
Apparently the book was originally bound in a "Majmūʻah" with 19 other treatises before it was separated from the group. Titles of those books are written on f. 1r in a different hand with a note: "ʻadad rasāʼil hādhā al-majmūʻ ʻishrūn."
The title is not mentioned in Brockelmann, GAL, II, 291; and GAL-S, II, 402.
MS Arab 152. Houghton Library, Harvard University.
In Arabic.
Electronic reproduction. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard College Library Digital Imaging Group, 2007. (Open Collections Program at Harvard University. Islamic Heritage Project).
Series:
Open Collections Program at Harvard University
Repository:
Houghton Library, Harvard University
Record ID:
990073712570203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990073712570203941/catalog