1 May 2001
ATHANIUS PATRICK AL-ANTAKI (D. AH 1136/1724 AD): KITAB AL-FASAHA
Aleppo, 1718 AD
Arabic manuscript on cream paper, 131ff. with 22ll. of elegant sepia naskh, rubric in larger script and minor titles in red, final folio with inscriptions dated 1764, generally good condition, in original black morocco binding with tooled decoration
Folio 8 x 6in. (20.2 x 15cm.)
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A previously unrecorded work on rhetoric translated from the Greek. The author is known to have written other works on the Christian religion.
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