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A collection of texts copied by one scribe. Contains: 1: 6th original flyleaf-f.283a: Fetāvā-yi ʿAlī Efendi, a popular collection of legal rulings by the şeyhulislam ʿAlī Efendi of Çatalca (d. 1103/[1691]). The text is accompanied in the margins by a large number of additional texts in the same hand, mostly fatwas in Arabic and Turkish, taken from a number of explicitly mentioned works. Two separate leaves with Arabic texts are found between f.154b-155a and 216b-217a. The first text is preceded by a detailed 9-page survey of the contents in a different hand. 2: f.283a-284a: a series of fatwas. 3: f.284a-288a: Ḥikāyet-i ḳāzi maʿa s-sārıḳ. a copy of the story of the kadi and the learned thief by an anonymous author. 4: f.288a-b: a quotation in Arabic from a work entitled Ǧāmiʿ al-fatāwā., Completed on 1 Cemāzīlāhir 1149/[7 October 1736]

Identifier: Or. 26.618.

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.


  • Completed on 1 Cemāzīlāhir 1149/[7 October 1736]


Language of Materials

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

Physical Description

Ottoman Turkish and Arabic MS on white to brownish glazed paper, worn and blotted by moisture at the beginning and end, considerable loss by trimming, (1)+6+291+(1) f.; 29x16 cm + small ta'liq script; headings, rubrics, lines and triple dots in red, 31 lines to the page. Rebound in boards with an embossed light brown leather spine with gold.


Anhegger 4

Repository Details

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