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Fetāvā-yi Aḳkermānī,a collection of legal rulings. The collection is also known as el-Vāḳiʿāt. The endpapers contain some additional text in Arabic and Ottoman Turkish, including a biographical notice of the author, and some fatwas. One fatwa is dated 15 Cemazilahir [1]234 (3 January 1828), which serves as a datum ante quem. No copyist mentioned., Not dated, but before 1234/[1828]

Identifier: Or. 26.617.

Scope and Contents

From the Fonds:

The Anhegger collection consists of 1) six Oriental manuscripts, mostly textbooks and collections of jurisprudence; 2) his private papers, reflecting his activities as a scholar and as director of German cultural centres in foreign countries; and 3) printed books on varied subjects, among which c. 35 Karamanlidika imprints.


  • Creation: Not dated, but before 1234/[1828]


Language of Materials

German, (Ottoman) Turkish, other Oriental and European languages.

Physical Description

Ottoman Turkish and Arabic MS on glazed cream paper, (1)+3+235+(1) f., with original numbers ; 23.9x14.8 cm + small thuluth script, headings, rubrics and borders in red; double red borders on the opening pages of the main text. Bound in boards with flap and red leather spine and edges.


Anhegger 3

Repository Details

Part of the Leiden University Libraries Archives & Collections Repository

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