By Jan Schmidt
The current catalogue is the fourth and ultimate quantity in a sequence that covers the Turkish manuscripts preserved in public libraries and museums within the Netherlands. This quantity provides particular descriptions of Turkish manuscripts in minor Dutch collections, present in libraries and museums in Leiden, Utrecht, Groningen and different cities. [C:\Users\Microsoft\Documents\Calibre Library]
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The quires are wrapped in a folded leaf with the inscription Daniel. amsterdam, university library · hs. vi h 2, o 25 Figure 5. Amsterdam, UB Hs. VI H 2, o, f. 1b. The fifrst page of a neat draft of a translation by Bobovius of the Book of Daniel copied by Shahin Kandi, who was employed by the Leiden orientalist, Jacob Golius, in the 1660s. 26 chapter four Heading (1b): داﻧﯿﺎل ﭘﯿﻐﻤﱪك ﻧﺒﻮﰏ اوﻟﻜﯽ ﻓﺼﻞ Begins (ibidem): ﳞﻮدا ﭘﺎدﺷﺎﻫﯽ ﳞﻮايﻗﲓ ﭘﺎدﺷﺎﻫﻠﻐﻨﻚ اوﭼﻨﺠﯽ ﯾﻠﯿﻨﺪﻩ ﻧﺒﺨﺘﻨﴫ ابﺑﻞ ﭘﺎدﺷﺎﻫﯽ ﻗﺪﺳﻪ ﳇﻮب ا ٓﱏ ﳏﺎﴏﻩ١ اﯾدلی Ends (63a): ﺳﻦ ا ٓرﺗﻮق ﺻﻮﻛﯿﻜﻪ وار و راﺣﺔ اﯾهل ﺻﻮك ﻛﻮﻧﻠﺮﻩ دك ﻧﺼﯿﺒﻜﺪﻩ ﻃﻮرﻩ ﺳﻦ١٣ Colophon (ibidem): ﲤﺖ ﻛﺘﺎب داﻧﯿﺎل و ﷲ اﻋﲅ ابﻟﺼﻮاب Hs.
The text reads: Mon Cher Baron, J’ai l’honneur de vous informer que l’ IradeImp: de l’investiture du Prince Miloch vient de sortire [sic]. Je profifte de cette occasion pour vous offrir l’assurance de ma très haute consideration. A Aarifif. 32 chapter four Hs. Cq 44 A letter A letter in French, 271×210mm, two pages of text, from ‘Méhéméd Ali [Pascha]’, ministre de la Marine, Grand Amiral de l’ Empire, to Anton Graf Prokesch von Osten (see the introduction to this chapter), dated 16 August 1858.
A folded sheet wrapped around the quires contains the inscription XII. kleine Propheeten. Heading (1a): ﻫﻮﺷﻊ اوﻟﻜﯽ ابب Begins (ibidem): … ﻋﺰاي ﯾﻮاتم اﺧﺎز ﳜﺰﻗﯿﺎ ﳞﻮدا ﭘﺎدﺷﺎﻫﻠﺮﯾﻨﻚ اايﻣﻨﺪﻩ١ Ends (75b): و اب ابﻟﺮن ﻗﻠﱮ اوﻏﻠﻠﺮﻩ ﱒ اوﻏﻠﻠﺮك ﻗﻠﱮ اب ابﻟﺮﯾﻨﻪ ﺗﻮﺟﻪ اﯾﻠﯿﻪ ات ﻛﻪ ﺑﻦ ﳇﻮب ﯾﺮی اﺣﱰام اﲤﲓ٦ Colophon (ibidem): ﻣﻼﻛﯽ ﲤﺎم اودلی Hs. VI H 2, q Three folded leaves of coarse white paper with titles of Bible books which had been wrapped around some of the quires of c, described above. The titles in Dutch: De Psalmen, Prediker and Spreuken van Salomo, did not match the contents of the relevant quires and were removed in December 2002 in order to avoid confusion.
Catalogue of Turkish Manuscripts in the Library of Leiden University and Other Collections by Jan Schmidt