- Walters Ms. W.665, Two works on Islamic beliefs and practices
- Şemsi Paşa, 1846 or 7-1908, Aḥmet bin Muḥammed Şemsī Pāşā, احمد بن محمد شمسي پاشا, and No author name given.
- Turkish, Ottoman (1500-1928)
- This codex comprises two works on Islamic beliefs and practices by the Ottoman writer Aḥmet bin Muḥammed Şemsī Pāşā (d. 988 AH / 1580 CE), entitled Tercümet ül-Viḳāye (Translation of Viḳāye) and Iʿtiḳādiyāt (Beliefs), as inscribed in the titlepieces on fols. 2b and 29b, respectively. Both texts were copied in black nastaʿlīq script in the tenth century AH / sixteenth CE. On fol. 2a is a note of approval by the famous Ottoman jurist Abū al-Suʿūd (Ebussuud) Efendi (d. 982 AH / 1574 CE). The first composition, Tercümet ül-Viḳāye, is a versification of the well-known Ḥanafī compendium of law, known as Wiqāyat al-riwāyah, by Maḥmūd ibn Ṣadr al-Sharīʿah al-Maḥbūbī (fl. seventh century AH / thirteenth CE). The brown leather binding has a central oval medallion with pendants and cornerpieces with arabesques on a gold ground.
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