Talisman Booklet with Petitionary Sufi Prayers
Manuscript in Arabic, Calligraphy from the Maghreb
75 leaves, 9.5 x 11 cm
bound in leather, with flap and in an ornate leather case
Al-Shaykh bin Dammam, 1265 H. [1848 AD]A –
A unique manuscript, author's copy by Niyazi Dede, the Sheikh of the Mevlevi Monastery in Salonika, written in 1260 H. [1844 AD]
Manuscript in Ottoman Turkish
154 pages, 21 x 13 cm.
Cardboard cover with leather spine.
Niyazi Dede –
Two other small works are included in the manuscript: 1. A complete copy of Dîvânçe (Little Divan of 28 poems) by La'lî Mehmed Fenâî Efendi (998 - 1112 H / 1590 - 1700 AD) Only 4 copies are known in Istanbul libraries. 2. A commentary on Tahḏīb al-āṯā (The Summary of the Hadith of the Prophet) by Abū Ǧaʿfar Muḥammad b. Ǧarīr aṭ-Ṭabarī; (839 - 923 H. /1435 - 1517 AD). Occultism (from Latin occultus 'hidden', 'concealed', 'secret') is a vague collective term for a wide variety of phenomena, practices and ...