About an autograph kept in the Gazi Husrev-bey Library

  • Haso Popara, hafiz


In the collection of the manuscripts in the Gazi Husrev-bey Library in Sarajevo, exist many rare, even unique works. One of these is an autograph, most probably a unique, work under the title “The boat of salvation on the way to the cognition of God”. This work with Sufi emphasizes of intonation, was written in the year 1067/1657 by shaykh Muhammad b. Mash’al b. Sirau b. Muoammad ad-Damiri as-Shafi’i, whose biography is unknown to us. Sources known to us does have neither record of this work nor its author. The manuscript is kept in the Gazi Husrev-begovoj Library inventory number R-7029 and was catalogued in the thirteen volume of Catalogue of Arabic, Turkish, Persian and Bosnian manuscripts, under the number 7645. 

How to Cite
Popara, H. (2005). About an autograph kept in the Gazi Husrev-bey Library. Anali Gazi Husrev-Begove Biblioteke, 13(23-24), 55-60. Retrieved from https://www.anali-ghb.com/index.php/aghb/article/view/129