Catalogue of Arabic Manuscripts: Codices Arabici Arthur Christenseniani

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This is the second volume cataloguing the Islamic material of the Royal Library, Copenhagen, and describes 94 manuscripts and 3 lithographed prints acquired early last century. Most items date from the 19th century, with the oldest dated to 910 AH (1504 CE). The vast majority of the texts deal with Twelver Shi'i (Imami) law and legal theory. Arabic grammars and books on rhetoric also form major subject categories. Among the other items are a number of Sunni and Shi'i theological texts

Catalogue of Arabic Manuscripts: Codices Arabici Arthur Christenseniani 2003, Nordic Institute of Asian Studies, Copenhagen

ISBN-13: 9788791114076

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