al-Ijābah ʿalá taʿlīq al-Jawnbūrī الإجابة على تعليق الجونبوري Landanī, Ḥusayn لندني، حسين

Delhi Arabic 1928, ff 130r-141r

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The record is made up of Ff. 1r-129v. It was created in 1245. It was written in Arabic. The original is part of the British Library: Oriental Manuscripts.

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Treatise on contemporary European discoveries and theories in astronomy and other sciences by Mīr Muḥammad Ḥusayn ibn ‘Abd al-‘Aẓīm Iṣfahānī Landanī (مير محمد حسين بن عبد العظيم إصفهاني لندني, d. 1790) written in response to a request by ‘Abd al-Qādir ibn Khayr al-Dīn ‘Amādī Jawnpūrī (عبد القادر بن خير الدين عمادي جونپوري, d. 1787). The title as given in this manuscript is the Treatise of Mīr Ḥusayn Landanī Concerning the Response He Sent to Master ‘Abd al-Qādir Jawnpūrī on The Discovery of the New Opinions of the English (رسالة مير حسين لندني در جواب رجّعه مولوي عبد القادر جون بوري در انكشاف أراء جديدة انكليز , f. 130r).

Begins (f. 130v, lines 2-5):

الحمد لله رب العالمين والصلوة على خاتم السنين محمد وآله وأصحابه أجمعين وبعد فقد

ورد على كتاب الولي الوقي والصديق الصفي أطال الله بقاءه وجعل إلى أعلى المدارج

ارتقاءه وأيد الله بنصره وجعل أيامه غرة عصره وافيًا بخير العافية

كاشفًا عن مودة صافية إذ يرفعني إلى سماك السماك ويفرطني ...

Ends (f. 141r, lines 1-2):

... ولها منزل على كل أرض وها (؟) على كل ومنه أثار ولنقتصر بهذا

الكلام في هذا المقام ولنختم الرسالة بالتحية والسلام

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Ff. 1r-129v
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Delhi Arabic 1928, ff 130r-141r

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1245 (AH, Hijri qamari)

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Catalogue of the Arabic manuscripts in the Library of the India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. , Vol. 2, ed. by C.A. Storey ( pt. 4. Kalām , by Reuben Levy) (London: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Library, 1930-1940), p. 429, item 2187

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Studies:

  • Ansari, S. M. Razaullah, 'European Astronomy in Indo-Persian Writings', History of Oriental Astronomy, Proceedings of the Joint Discussion-17 at the 23rd General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union, organised by the Commission 41 (History of Astronomy), held in Kyoto, August 25-26, 1997 , ed. by S. M. R. Ansari (Dordrecht - London: Kluwer Academic, 2002), pp. 133-44
  • Rahman, A., Science and Technology in Medieval India: a Bibliography of Source Materials in Sanskrit, Arabic and Persian (New Delhi: Indian National Science Academy, 1982), p. 333

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