‘The inimitable pearl on the spoils of war’
Abū l-Ikhlās Ḥasan ibn ʿAmmār al-Shurunbulālī
Date: Drafted in 1653/4
Original Language: Arabic
There are several extant copies of Al-durra l-yatīma fī l-ghanīma, two of which are preserved at the Khālidiyya Library in Jerusalem. One of these, MS Jerusalem – Or. 864, mentions that it was first drafted in 1653/4 (1064 AH), and the copyist is unknown. The other copy, MS Jerusalem – Or. 863, was copied by Ismāʿīl al-ʿAmrūsī l-Dimashqī.
The title page…