[Amtal `Ali Ibn-Abi-Talib]. Sententiae Ali Ben Abi Taleb, arabice et persice, e codice manuscripto vimariensi.
4to. XV, (5), 80 pp. Modern red half cloth with giltstamped title to spine.
The sayings of Ali ibn Abi Talib, cousin and son-in-law of the prophet Muhammad and one of the central figures in Shia Islam, who ruled as the fourth caliph from 656 to 661. Text in Arabic, Persian, and Latin. Based on a Weimar manuscript, this was an early effort by the German scholar J. G. Stickel (1805-96), a student of Silvestre de Sacy, to establish himself as an oriental philologist at Jena University.
Deaccessioned from the Bamberg University Library with their stamps and shelfmark label.