Tanbīh al-ghāfilīn wa-īḍāḥ sabīl al-murshidīn. = تنبيه الغافلين وايضاح سبيل المرشدين.

Abū al-Layth al-Samarqandī, Naṣr ibn Muḥammad, -983.
ابو الليث السمرقندي، نصر بن محمد، -983؟
Standardized Title:
Tanbīh al-ghāfilīn.
تنبيه الغافلين.
[North Africa?] , A.H. 822 (1419)
142 leaves, unbound : paper ; 270 x 205 (195 x 160) mm bound to 270 x 215 mm.
Religious ethics -- Early works to 1800.
Religious life -- Islam -- Early works to 1800.
Islamic ethics -- Early works to 1800.
Islam -- Doctrines -- Early works to 1800.
Manuscripts, Arabic -- 17th century.
Manuscripts, Arabic -- 18th century.
Codices (bound manuscripts)
Blind tooled (decoration)
Envelope flaps (features)
Lacunose copy of Abū al-Layth al-Samarqandī's work on ethics and advice. The leaves are unbound and pages are missing, particularly from the beginning. Some pages have been rewritten in another hand and replaced.
Title from introduction (f. 1r).
Foliation: Modern foliation added in pencil, upper right verso; catchwords every verso, lower left.
Layout: 23 long lines.
Script: Written in maghribi in brown ink; pointed, partially vocalized.
Decoration: Rubrications chiefly in red, but also in green and purple.
Binding: The covers are brown leather over pasteboard with flap (Type II) with a blind stamped and tinted central mandorla and blind tooled frames. The flap has a coordinating blind stamped, tinted medallion. The pastedowns on the inside covers and the flap have been trimmed in a scalloped pattern along one edge. The covers are not bound to the text. Endbands in crimson and white are visible along the bottom edge of the spine.
Origin: Copy completed on 23 Safar 822 A.H. (March 30, 1419), though that may be copied from another manuscript (f. 140v).
Two leaves have been laid into the volume.
Penn Provenance:
Formerly owned by Marcus Jastrow and Morris Jastrow, Jr.
Accessioned, 1934.
Cited as:
UPenn Oversize Ms. Codex 25.
Jastrow, Marcus, 1829-1903, former owner.
Jastrow, Morris, Jr., 1861-1921, former owner.
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