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Al-Murtada Muhammad (891?-922) Minhaj al Najat.

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3040B
Lot:
131
Sold for:
$677$550

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3040B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 12, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Al-Murtada Muhammad (891?-922) Minhaj al Najat. 1195 AH [1781 CE]. Arabic manuscript on paper, small quarto format, 48 leaves, 22 lines per page, text written in nasta'liq script in black ink, highlights in red, single column, bound in contemporary limp black morocco, 6 x 4 in.
Al-Murtada Muhammad was the second imam of the Zaidi state of Yemen, who ruled from 911 to 912 and was a respected religious scholar.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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Minhaj al Najat, Al-Murtada Muhammad, Imamah, Islam, Yemen, Yemeni people

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