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[Rasāʾil] / Muḥammad al-Mahdī ibn ʻAbd Allāh. -- [after 1885].

[Rasāʾil] / Muḥammad al-Mahdī ibn ʻAbd Allāh. -- [after 1885].

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Creator: Mahdī, Muḥammad Aḥmad, 1848-1885
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Date: [after 1885]
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"Registre des lettres et proclamations du Mahdi qui se trouvent dans [ce] manuscrit"; 4 leaves, in C. Landberg's hand, in pocket, inside front cover.
Leaves numbered as pp. 1-503 (not counting the first page; pp. 495-503 are blank except for page-numbers).
Imperfect: pp. 252-351 wanting.
Fair Sudanese hand, in red and black.
Islamic binding, in red, with flap.
Cf. JAOS, 31(1911), 368-69, from where it would seem that C. Landberg's original manuscript 543 (a volume of "170 Seiten") is now in the Egyptian Intelligence Office in Cairo and that it was captured at the battle of Toski in 1889.
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Letters and proclamations.
Copied after the Mahdī's death, since his name is occasionally followed by the formula ʻalayhi al-salām.
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202 leaves ; 23 x 16.5 cm.
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Object ID: 15821802
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