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DREAMSEA Project No.:
DS 0001 00003
Institution:
HMML; DREAMSEA
Surrogate Format:
Digital
IIIF Manifest:
https://www.vhmml.org/image/manifest/520616
Country:
Indonesia
City (Province):
Ogan Komering Ilir (Sumatera Selatan)
Name of collection:
Private collection of Mukhsin
Right to Left?:
Yes
Current Status:
In situ
Subject matter:
Islamic Jurisprudence; Linguistics; Letter
Copying date in native date:
29 Ṣafar 1349; 15 Muharram 1349; 29 Jumadil Akhir 1349
Copying date in Gregorian:
1930 Juli 25; 1930 Juni 12; 1930 November 2
Begin Year Date:
1925
End Year Date:
1930
Place of copying:
Mecca
Script:
Arabic, Jawi
Writing support:
Lined paper exercise book
Watermark?:
No
Countermark?:
No
Manuscript cover?:
Yes
Binding?:
Yes
Manuscript cover dimension:
23 x 17 cm
Manuscript paper dimension:
23 x 17 cm
Text block dimension:
15 x 15 cm; 20 x 14 cm; 18 x 15 cm; 22 x 15 cm
Number of pages:
42 pages; 3 pages; 1 page; 1 page
Number of blank pages:
5 pages; 0 page
Rubrication?:
No
Illumination?:
No
Illustration?:
No
Manuscript condition:
Poor
Description of manuscript content:
The manuscript contains several texts. The first text is about the major guidelines of Islamic law (uṣūl al-fiqh) in the form of explanations of what is obligatory and what is forbidden. The secod is about Arabic grammar and starts with the meaning of kalām. The text is in the format of questions and anwers. The third text is a letter written by Haji Ahmad to informs his father in Komering about his miserable conditions in Mecca and that he is even unable to buy food. He also informs his father that he has moved to Jabal Hindi. The letter dated 15 Muḥarram 1349/12 June 1930. The fourth text is a letter written by Ahmad bin Ibrahim dated 29 Jumadil Akhir 1349/2 November 1930. He informs his parents that he has received their letter and that he hopes that his parent will continue writing letters to him in Mecca.
Colophon:
29 Ṣafar 1349; 15 Muḥarram 1349 ditulis oleh Ahmad ibn Ibrahim; Makkah al-Mukarramah 29 Jumadil Akhir 1349 H.

Item 1 - Title in Roman script:
[Uṣūl al-fiqh]
Item 1 - Title in English script:
[Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence]
Item 1 - Author:
Anonymous
Item 1 - Language:
Arabic

Item 2 - Title in Roman script:
[‘Ilm al-naḥw]
Item 2 - Title in English script:
[Arabic Syntax]
Item 2 - Author:
Anonymous
Item 2 - Language:
Arabic

Item 3 - Title in Roman script:
[Surat dari Mekkah]
Item 3 - Title in English script:
[The letter from Mecca]
Item 3 - Author:
Ahmad ibn Ibrahim
Item 3 - Language:
Malay

Item 4 - Title in Roman script:
[Surat dari Mekkah]
Item 4 - Title in English script:
[The Letter from Mecca]
Item 4 - Author:
Ahmad bin Ibrahim
Item 4 - Language:
Malay
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