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By Jan Schmidt

ISBN-10: 9004186697

ISBN-13: 9789004186699

In the course of the 600 years of its life, innumerable of manuscripts with, in most cases, Turkish texts have been produced within the Ottoman Empire. those are as a rule preserved in libraries within the international locations that after have been a part of that prolonged empire; a lesser variety of such manuscripts had their starting place in valuable Asia, Persia and India. From the 16th century particularly, curiosity for those handwritten books elevated in Europe and located their method to the libraries of students, booklet creditors and universities. the toilet Rylands college Library is one such repository of Turkish manuscripts of either Ottoman and wider Asian provenance. every one of these manuscripts, between which a few detailed, infrequent and luxuriously produced goods, have been initially accumulated by way of a wealthy mine proprietor, the twenty fifth Earl of Crawford. during this e-book, the gathering is for the 1st time defined in an in depth and systematic method.

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Ihdi (No. 139); two eighteenth century deeds of trust for pious foundations (va~fiye, No. 144); the aforementioned Kitabu 1-edvar, a me~nevi poem on music by, probably, a certain Me~med b. ~~d~i of Tire (No. 148); a collection of prayers and charms, partly in German (No. ileyman I:Iikmeti (No. 157); a letter accompanying a gift of a jewelled sword by the Ottoman Minister of Foreign Affairs, Me~med ~ad1~ Rifat Pa~a, of 1841 (No. 175); a Persian grammar and a history of the conquest of Rumelia, probably by the eighteenth century historian ~ey~i (Arabic 789); a commentary on a book of advice (Wasiyat) attributed to the Caliph 'Ali and a rhymed Persian-Turkish vocabulary (Gaster 1500); a Turkish grammar in Latin, with a vocabulary and phrases (Gaster 1520); a cadastral survey of property along the Bosphorus and Golden Horn (Gaster 1512); an (incomplete) GreekTurkish dictionary (Gaster 1523); a Turkish-French dictionary (Gaster 1524); a collection of proverbs with Latin translation, probably by Levinus Warner (Persian 141); and another versified dictionary by 'Abdurra~man Cami (Persian 598).

Literature: cf. Sohrweide I, p. 195 and Jan Schmidt, "B~ki's elegie op de dood van Sultan Siileym~n, Een beroemd gedicht in de Turkse literatuur", in Sharqiyyat 4/2 (1992), pp. 87-108. (2) ff. 85b-123b D"ivan An undated copy of a collection of poems by the ~eyf:zulislam and poet Ya~ya Efendi b. Zekeriya Efendi (d. 1053/1643/4). It contains 296 gazels (85a-119a); twelve ruba'ts (119a-b); various matla's (119b-120b); a na~"ire to a ~tfa by Sultan 'O§man (120b-121a); a tart~ (121a); a sa~"i­ name (121b-122b); two ~a$"ides (123a-b; the second is not included in the printed edition).

10 INTRODUCTION a divan of the same author (No. 137); a treatise on religious ethics, Kitab-i ~ifa, by a certain Seyyid I:IasedulHih Efendi of Eregli (No. ihdi (No. 139); two eighteenth century deeds of trust for pious foundations (va~fiye, No. 144); the aforementioned Kitabu 1-edvar, a me~nevi poem on music by, probably, a certain Me~med b. ~~d~i of Tire (No. 148); a collection of prayers and charms, partly in German (No. ileyman I:Iikmeti (No. 157); a letter accompanying a gift of a jewelled sword by the Ottoman Minister of Foreign Affairs, Me~med ~ad1~ Rifat Pa~a, of 1841 (No.

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