Al-Tugrai, Hassan ibn ´Ali. Poema Tograi. Ex versione Latina Jacobi Golii, cum scholiis et notis. Curante H. van der Sloot.

Franeker, Willem Coulon, 1769.

4to. 17, (1), 174 pp. Modern calf. Upper edge red.


The poem "Lamiyat al-Agam" by al-Hasan Ibn-Ali at-Tugrai (c. 1061-1121) in the Arabic original with a Latin translation and extensive commentary. "A complaint over the unfortunate circumstances of his times and over his own lot" (cf. GAL). "The 'Lamiyat al-'Agam', a famous poem by At-Tograi [...] It was first edited by Golius together with the Sentences of Ali in 1629. This is the first [edition] accompanied by Arabic scholia, and also the first readily available edition containing Golius’ translation: Anchersen's edition of 1707, which published this translation for the first time, was lost at sea except for six copies" (Smitskamp).

Some creasing; a very clean copy. Lower edge untrimmed.


GAL I, p. 247. Smitskamp 318. Schnurrer 200. Brunet V, 875. Ebert 23021.

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