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Title: Directions for Travellers on the mystic path. Zakariyya' al-Ansari's Kitab Fath al-Rahman and its Indonesian adaptions. With an Appendix on Palembang manuscripts and authors. [Eerste druk; First edition].
Description: The Hague, Martinus Nijhoff, 1977. Large 8░. Original limp wrappers. (viii), 256pp. Notes and variŠ lectiones of cod.cod.or. of Leiden 7329, list of Arabic words and expressions, appendix I-VI (Palembang Mss., authors, notes to appendix list of msss. mentioned in the Appendix), bibliography, english summary of the Risalah, references,Index, table of contents. [Verhandelingen Koninklijk Iinstituut, 81(Transactions Royal Institute, Leyden)]. English and Malay language scholarly investigation, including transcription after original arabic texts, edited and translated, including specimens of Kitab-Malay written in Palembang and dating back to the latter part of the 18th century. Original texts (verses) reproduced and translated after the original mss. in arabic scriplt into malay, which includes an english summary, scholarly references, including an appendix about Palembang manuscripts and authors, pp. 198-233, which includes detailed information in english about the Hikayat Palembang, a Mss. in Leiden University holdings.

Keywords: kitabmalay palembang manuscript arabica commentator zakarilya fathalraman translation syntax legend story culture heritage arabicliterature indonesia southeastasia research science hikayat

Price: EUR 95.00 = appr. US$ 103.25 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 56420