authorized with the care of the kings, the princes, and the
authorities of Shi’a Because of its attribution to the
Holy ‘Alawi shrine, and containing every precious and
priceless things, so it obtained a wide scientific celebrity
through the middle of the fifth century of Hegira, when the
students of science started to move to wards Najaf from
various countries. We mentioned that this library was
exposed to the burning; and that took place through the
blaze which was inflamed in the Holy ‘Alawi shrine in 755
A.H., and amongst that which is burnt a copy of the Holy
Qura’n in three volumes were written by the handwriting of
Imam Ali (peace be upon him). And Sadr Ad-Deen Al-‘Awi
already willed to buy stopped books for this library by the
one third of his own heritage, and through five years this
library reached its completeness, and it regained its worth
after the rare book had been bought to it. The students of
the religious sciences used to leave their precious books,
and that they which composed of letters. And at the end of
the thirteenth century A.H. the hands of the robbers
extended to this great library, so it became exposed to the
slackness, then nothing is known of this library save its
name, while the number of these books are in it, is not
exceeding the hundreds stored books in a bookcase, which is
never be opened unless for eminent visitors. And of those
who mentioned this bookcase is As-Sayyid Ali bin Tawoos
through his At-Tara’if book, Ash-Shaikh Ali the grandson of
Al-M’alim Fi Ad-Dur An-Nadheed book author, and Ash-Shtari
As-Sadr Al-‘Adham School
It is located
at the building of As-Sadr School, which is located at the
entrance of the great market, it is instituted by the way of
Hajj Muhammad Hussein Khaan Al-Isfahani, who is known by
As-Sadr Al-‘Adham, and it is called by his name; and that
was happened through Fat-h Ali Shah Al-Quajari age in the
first half of the thirteenth century A.H., it is considered
as the first public library, is established in the modern
Najaf city, and it became the most celebrated library in
Najaf for a period of time, and As-Sadr Al-‘Adham
established it for the seek of his religious School benefit,
he already spent the immense money for the purpose of supply
it by the scientific written sources, and those were
printed. And in spite of their importance, and the great
amount that was spent on them, the majority of its antique
manuscripts, and rare books are lost, which their number was
great till the first quarter of the fourth century A.H..
established by the way of Al-Hajj Ali Muhammad An-Najaf
‘Abadi, who died in 1332 A.H., it was containing less that
ten thousand of books, and the majority of its manuscripts
are written by the hand of its establisher An-Najaf ‘Abadi
himself, from these books are as follows:
Al-‘Aquaal Fee ‘Ilm Ar-Rijaal, by Al-Mirza Muhammad
Al-Husseini, who died in 1026 A.H. it was written by the
hand of the author himself.
Al-Qur’an, by Ibn Shahr ‘Ashoub, it was written in 1079 A.H.
regime already began to tear down the buildings are located
in Al-‘Imareh district completely so no visible sign
remained of that library.
Kashif Al-Ghit’a (may God be please with him) established
it, who died in 1350 A.H. as his private library, and his
son Ash-Shaikh Muhammad Hussein Kashfil-Ghit’a ( 1294-1373
A.H.) (may God be please with him) endowed it, then; he
built a private section of it in his celebrated School, it
contained about ten thousands books amongst them the great
registrations of history, literature, linguistics, and the
important manuscripts in it, and of its important
manuscripts are as follows:
1-Salwatil-‘Arifeen Wa U’nsil-Mushtaqueen, by Muhammad bin
Malik At-Tabari its date refers to 459 A.H..
An-Nabawiyeh Fee Sihah Al-‘Akhbaar Al-Mustafawiyeh, by
Al-Hassan bin Muhammad As-Saghaani, its date of composition
refers to 692 A.H.
Fee U’sool Al-Hadeeth, by Al-Hakim bin Abdillah the author
of Al-Mustadrik, its date of writing refers to 425 A.H.
Al-Yaqueen Fee Imamat Ameer Al-Mu’mineen (peace be upon
him), by Al-Mansoor Billah Al-Hassan bin Muhammad bin Ahmad
bin Yahya one of the princes of Yeman, he completed its
composition in 1108 A.H.
selected part from Al-Kafi book by Ash-Shaikh Al-Kulaini,
its hand writing date refers to 708 A.H.
Al-Manee’ah Fee Tabaquaat Rijaal Ash-Shi’a, by Ash-Shaikh
Ali Kashif Al-Ghit’a the establisher of the library, and it
was written by the way of his hand.
Al-Hadhir wa mat’a Al-Musafir, this book is of his own and
he wrote it by the way of his hand, and he completed it in
8-Ad-Durratil-Bahiyeh War-Rawdhatil-Mudhiyeh Fee Tareekh
Ar-Rawdhatil-Husseiniyeh, by As-Sayyid Hasson Al-Buraqui and
he wrote it by his hand, and died in 1332 A.H.
Maquatil At-Talibiyyen. It was composed and written by his
Tarrekh Qom waman Sakan feeha mina ‘Alawiyyen, it was
composed by him and written by his hand.
11-Ad-Durratil-Midhee’ah fee Taareekh Al-Hannaneh
wath-Thawiyeh, by him, and it was written by his hand.
12-Kashfil-‘Astaar Fee ‘Awlaad Khadeejeh Min An-Nabi
Al-Mukhtaar (S.), by him, and it was written by his hand, he
completed it in 1325 A.H.
Aj-Jaliyeh fee ‘Ahwaal Al-Wahabiyeh, by him, and it was
written by his hand, he completed it in 1314A.H.
Al-Ghadha’iri, it was written by the hand of the library
Al-U’lam’a, by Al-Mirza Abdullah Afandi, some of its volumes
are written by the hand of the library establisher.
Ad-Durdiyeh, by Ibn Khalawiyeh it was written by his hand.
17-Waquqtij-Jamal book, by Ash-Shaikh Al-Mufeed, it was
written by the establisher’s hand.
by Th’alib, it was written by the hand of the library
Al-‘Akhlaaqu, by As-Sayyid ‘Abdallah Shubbar, it was written
by the hand of the author, he completed it in 1178 A.H.
20-Haqul-Yaqueen, by As-Sayyid Khalaf Al-Mush’asha’i the
prince on Al-Huwaiyzeh, it was written through the age of
Fee Ghareeb Al-Hadeeth, by Ibn Al-‘Atheer, it was composed
through the author’s age, on which this permission was
written by his hand.
As-Sihah, by Ar-Razi.
23-Kifayatil-Mutahafidh Wanihayatil-Mutalafidh, by
Wal-Muheet Al-‘Adham, by Ibn Siydeh.
Fee Tafseer Al-Hadeeth book, by Az-Zamakhshari.
Aj-Jayyid min Tanbeehat As-Sayyid book, by Ad-Dimistani.
27-Al-Hada’iqul-Wardiyeh Fee Manaquib ‘A’immatiz-Zayidiyeh,
by Imam Hameed Ad-Deen Al-Yamaani.
Dawood, it was written in 1036 A.H.
U’lam’a Al-Bahrain, by Ash-Shaikh Sulaimaan Al-Mahoozi.
Al-Kamaal ‘Ila M’arifat ‘Ahwaal Arijaal book, by Al-Mahoozi
Al-‘Adhdad book, by Ibn Qutaibeh, it was written in 1253
Al-‘Adhdad, by Ath’alibi.
‘Ala Shi’r Imr’a Al-Quais, by As-Saiyyed Al-Murtadha.
‘Afeef Ad-Dimashqui, it was written in 1101 A.H.
Al-Hussein bin Al-Hajjaj, it is supplied with pictures.
Diywaan Al-Mutanabbi, by ibn Jinni.
Al-Mu’allaquat As-Sab’a, by Ibn Jinni too.
‘An Al-‘Aghaani book, by Shaikh Muhammad Hussein Kashif
Wal-Madood, by Ibn Duraiyd.
‘Ala Tabaquaatil-‘Umam book, by Ibn Abi Jaradeh, it was
copied according to a copy its date refers to 650 A.H.
‘Ala Matali’ Al-‘Anwaar book, it was written through the age
of the author in 680 A.H.
Al-Matali’ book, by Qutb Ad-Deen Ash-Shirazi, it was written
in 772 A.H.
Al-‘Athar by Ibn Sayyid An-Naas, it was written in 1031 A.H.
Al-U’mam, by Al-Andalusi.
This library is
located in the building of Kashif Al-Qut’a’s school, in
established by the way of the literary union association in
1351 A.H., it contains four thousand books nearly, amongst
them the eminent cultural encyclopedias like:
twentieth century encyclopedia.
Ash-Shi’a authorities’ encyclopedia.
library is located at the association office in Aj-Jidaiydeh
At-Tihrani the author of the precious encyclopedia
(Ath-Tharee’ah Ila Tasaaneef Ash-Shee’ah) established it in
1345 A.H., and he endowed it in 1375 A.H., and it contained
about five hundred books amongst them the historical
encyclopedias, and the rare manuscripts, of them are:
‘Ila Tasaaneef Ash-Shi’a, it was written by the had of the
library establisher, who is the author himself.
‘Alaam Ash-Shi’a, this book was written by his hand.
Al-Quroon Ath-Thalaatheh Al-‘Akheereh book, by his hand, the
library establisher himself composed.
4-Majmoo’atil-Fawaa’id Al-Mutafarriqueh, it was written by
him, and by his hand writing.
Ath-Thari’ah, it was written by him, and by his hand
Al-Munadhareh book, by Al-‘Adhdi, and it was written by the
library establisher handwriting.
Al-Munadhareh by Al-Kaashi, it was written by the
establisher's hand writing.
Ash-Shaikh Al-Mufeed, it was written by the establisher of
the library handwriting.
Wat-Tafweedh by Imam Al-Haadi (peace be upon him), it was
written by the library establisher handwriting.
Ghalib Az-Zrari, it was written by the library establisher
thesis concerned to various subjects, by As-Sayyid
Al-Murtadha, it was written by the library establisher
12-Jannatil-M’awa fiman R’aahu (may God hasten his
emergency) Fil-Ghaiybatil-Kubra, by Al-Mirza An-Noori, who
died in 1320 A.H., and it was written by the library
establisher handwriting in 1302 A.H.
13-Khatimatil-Mustadrak, by Al-Mirza An-Noori, it was
written by the author’s handwriting himself, he completed it
in 1319 A.H.
14-Daaris-Salaam Fir-Ru’ya Wal-Manaam book, by Al-Mirza
An-Noori, it was written by the author’s handwriting, he
completed it in 1292 A.H.
15- The second
As-Saheefa Al-‘Alawiyah book, by Al-Mirza An-Noori, it was
written by the author’s handwriting himself in 1303 A.H.
As-Sam’a Fee Milaad Khatam Al-‘Anbiya’, by Al-Mirza
An-Noori, it was written by the author’s handwriting, he
completed it in 1281.
Al-Bahth Walmuta’llimeen, by Al-Mawla Muhammad Al-Qumshahi,
it was written by the author’s handwriting.
Fee At-Tajweed, by Al-Qumshahi, it was written by the
author’s hand writing himself, he completed it in 1252 A.H.
Wal-Qubh Al-‘Aquliyeen, by Al-Qumshahi, it was written by
the author’s hand writing himself, he completed it in 1281
20-‘Irshaadil-‘Ath-Haan, by Al-Hilli Scholar, it was written
in 1105 A.H.
21-Al-‘Unmoothaj Fee An-Nahu, by Al-‘Ardabeeli, it was
written in 1239 A.H.
Fee Al-‘Usool Al-Khamseh, by As-Saahib bin ‘Abbad.
book by Al-‘Azhari, it was written in 1037.
Al-‘Usool, it was written in 1044 A.H.
As-Sa’adaat book, by An-Naraqui, it was written in 1208 A.H.
Aj-Ja’a Bayina Al-Fatimiyatain, by Al-Waheed Al-Bahbahani,
it was written through the author’s age.
Al-‘Athkaar, by Al-Faidh Al-Kashani, it was written through
the author’s age.
Ash-Sharaiyeh, by Ash-Shaheed Al-‘Awwal, it was written in
Ash-Shaikh Murtadha Al-‘Ansaari book.
30-Ar-Rawdhatil-Bahiyeh, by Ash-Shahhed Ath-Thaani, it was
written on Tirmeh paper, and two other copies, one of them
was written in 1247 A.H., and the other was written in 1271
Al-‘Islaam by Al-Hilli the ssinvestigator, it was written in
Al-‘Amaal book, by As-Suddoqu, it was written in 1267.
Wal-Fitan book, by Ibn Tawoos, it was written according to
the author’s copy it is compared with it.
An-Nasriyeh, by Naseer Ad-Deen At-Toosi.
As-Sirah Fee Naqud As-Sihaah, by Shaikh Ash-Shari’ah
Al-Asfahaani, it was written according to the author’s copy
in 1341 A.H.
36-Kanzil-‘Irfaan Fee Fiquh Al-Qur’an, by Al-Miqudad
As-Siyuri, it was written in 1248 A.H.
Muhammad bin Sulaiymaan Al-Maghribi.
Muhajid-D’awaat, by ibn Tawoos, it was written in 1035 A.H.
39-Al-Muquanna’, by As-Suddoqu, it was written in 1239 A.H.
Al-‘Itiquadiyeh, by Al-Mufeed, it was written in 1147 A.H.
library is located in the establisher’s house in
established by the way of Muntada An-Nashr association in
1356 A.H. by the name of Muntada An-Nashr association, and
when the jurisprudence collage was established it was called
by the name of the collage, and the number of books it
contained through the latest years reached to over than
twenty-five thousand books, amongst them the important
manuscripts of U’sool and juristic, like:
Mafaateeh Ash-Shrai’, by Al-Faidh Al-Kashani.
Kifaayatil-Muqutasid, by As-Sabzawaari.
3- A volume
of two parts concerned to the Shi’a variety, by Al-Hilli
scholar, who died in 726 A.H., it was written in 781 A.H.,
means through the author’s age.
It was located
at the building of Muntada An-Nash general center, which
surrounds the nave of the Holy Shrine of Imam Ali (peace be
upon him), then it became at the building of the
jurisprudence collage, then it is exposed to the spoiling,
after the expired regime closed the collage of
Government established it, it contains more that seven
hundred book, and it is located in Muslim bin ‘Aqueel
established by the hand of the Najafian Hajj Kadhum Hassoon
‘Al-Hunoosh in 1307 A.H., it contains more that three
thousand books, five hundred of the them are written in
languages other than the Arabic, it is located in Al-Buraqu
Al-Hussein Al-‘Ameeni the author of the precious
encyclopedia (Al-Ghadeer Fee Al-Kitab Was-Sunneh Wal-‘Adab),
he established it in 1373 A.H., it is considered the greater
from among the Islamic scientific libraries, as it contains
books of different sciences concerned to the researchers’
action, and the computer system entered the bibliography
service later, and it contains a wide hall for survey, it
contains more than thirty thousand printed, and three
thousand and six hundred manuscripts, and nearly five
hundred photographs, and nearly thousand of newspapers and
And the gilded
and precious Qur’ans are considered as the most important of
the rare manuscripts in it; they are collected from various
museums and palaces of the princes.
And of its rare
manuscripts as follows:
1-A piece of
the Holy Qur’an, was written by the handwriting of Imam Ali
the Prince of believers (peace be upon him), which is the
more ancient manuscript in it.
2-Hidayatil-U’mmeh book, by Al-Hurril-‘Amili, who died in
1104 A.H., it was written by the hand of the author himself.
3-Zeej Algh Bek
As-Simtan Fee Fadha’il Al-Mustapha (S.) Wal-Murtadha
Wal-Batool Was-Sibtain (peace be upon them), by Al-Hafidh
Jamaal Ad-Deen Az-Zrindi, who died in 750 A.H., it was
written by the hand of the author himself.
Al-Haqua’iqu Fee Sharh Nahjil-Balagheh book, by ‘Al’a
Ad-Deen Muhammad bin Abi Turab gulistaneh Al-‘Isfahani, who
died in 1100 A.H., it was written by the hand of the author
Al-Kaafi, by Al-Mawla Khaleel bin Al-Ghaazi Al-Quazwini, who
died in 1089 A.H., it was written by the hand of the author.
Al-Fusool An-Naseeriyeh book, by As-Sayyid Abdil-Wahaab
Al-Husseini Al-‘Istar ‘Abadi, it was written by the hand of
the author himself in 883 A.H.
Mashaiykh Al-‘Ijazeh (the positions of getting permission),
by Al-Mirza An-Noori, it was written by the hand of the
9-Zubdatil-Bayaan Fee Qusasil-Qur’an, by Muhammad bin
Mahmood At-Tabasi, it was written by the hand of the author
himself in 1083 A.H.
by Muhammad bin At-Taiyb Ash-Shafi’y, who died in 483 A.H.
11-Rawdhatil-Firdaws book, by Ali bin Shahab Al-Hamadani,
who died in786 A.H.
Min Kitab Al-Muwafaqueh, of Ibn As-Sammaan, composed by
‘Ila Seeratil-Mustapha (S.), by ‘Al’a Ad-Deen Al-Mughaliti
bin Quleej, who died in 726 A.H.
U’sool Al-‘Imaan book , by Muhammad Ad-Dihlawiy Al-Bukhaari.
15-Mafateehil-Ghaiyb, by Fakhrid-Deen Ar-Raazi, on which a
collation was completed in 715 A.H.
Al-Lugheh, by Aj-Jawhari, it was written in 713 A.H.
Al-Kash-Shaaf, by Az-Zamakhshari, it was written in 736 A.H.
Fee Tafseer Al-Qur’an, by Ash-Shaikh At-Toosi, who died in
460 A.H., on which a collation was fulfilled in the
nineteenth of Shawaal 500 A.H.
As-Saheefeh As-Sajjadiyeh, by the Scholar Al-Majlisi, who
died in 1110 A.H., it was written by the hand of the
masterpieces of pictures in it are as follows:
As-Sawiy Fee Manaquib ‘Al An-Nabi (S.), by Ash-Shaikh
Al-Quadiri, it was written by the hand of the author.
M’arifat Adh-Dhu’af’a Wal-Matrookeen Minar-Ruwaat, by Ibn
‘Udai Aj-Jirjaani, who died in 365 A.H.
Dimashqu book, by Ibn ‘Asaakir Ad-Dimaqui, who died in 571
Az-Zamaan book, by Asa-Sibt Ibn Aj-Jawzi, who died in 654
‘Ashaab Al-Hadeeth, by Al-Khateeb Al-Baghdadi, who died in
Al-‘Asma’ Al-Mubhameh, by Al-Khateeb Al-Baghdadi.
book, by Al-Khateeb Al-Baghdadi.
Al-Haafidh Ibn Abi ‘Umar Al-‘Adani, who died in 243 A.H.
9-Al-Mu’jamil-Kabeer book, by Al-Haafidh Sulaiyman bin
‘Ahmad At-Tabarani, who died in 360 A.H.
Wal-‘Asmaa’ book, by Muslim bin Al-Hjjaj the author of
book by Al-Haafidh Abi Haatam Al-Basti, who died in 354 A.H.
Al-Maseer Fee ‘Ilm At-Tafseer, by Ibn Aj-Jawzi, who died in
Al-Haqueequeh Wa Noor Al-Hdeequeh, by Al-Hussein bin ‘Abd
As-Samad Al-Harithi, who died in 984 A.H., it was written by
the hand of its author.
And the library
contains a little division, which contains rare vestigial
masterpieces, perhaps they were the foundation of a great
Islamic museum, the location of this library is in
established by the way of As-Sayyid Hussein Al-Burujurdi
–the celebrated his eminence religious authority- in 1373
A.H., it included more about five thousand books, and
hundreds manuscripts, and of its rare manuscripts are as
Al-Handaseh Wal-Hisaab book, by Euclid.
Al-Handaseh Wal-Hisaab book, by Naseer Ad-Deen At-Toosi.
3-Tuhfatil-Hatami Fee Al-U’stoolaat, by Ash-Shaikh
Aj-Jabr Wal-Muquabaleh book, by Naseer Ad-Deen At-Toosi.
book, by Ibn Sina.
Al-‘Alam book, by Muhammad Muhsin Al-Geelani.
book about the form (Hai’ah).
‘Ilm An-Nahu, by Naseer Ad-Deen At-Toosi.
‘Ilm Al-‘Istirlaab, by Naseer Ad-Deen At-Toosi.
Wal-Mawaaqueet book, by Mirdamaad.
Al-Qur’an Al-Kareem, by Sadr Ad-Deen Ash-Shirazi.
‘Ala Tafseer Al-Baiydhawi.
‘Ala Tafseer Al-Kash-Shaaf.
Al-Kaafi Ash-Shaafi, by At-Tibrisi.
Fee Fiquih Al-‘Imamiyeh, by Ash-Shaikh At-Toosi.
Al-Wafiyeh, by Asayyid Muhsin Al’Araji.
17-Hashiyatil-Madaarik, by Ash-Shaikh yousif Al-Bahraani.
by Ash-Shaikh At-Toosi.
Al-Wahhaj, by Ash-Shaikh Ebraheem Al-Quatifiy.
Sharh Furoo’u Al-Kaafi book, by Al-Quzweeni.
21-Hashiyatil-‘Istibsaar book, by Ad-Damaad.
Layahdhuruhul-Faqueeh book, by Al-Majlisi.
Wal-Jara’ih book, by Ar-Rawandi.
‘Alal-Quawaaneen book, by Ash-Shaikh Murtadha Al-‘Ansaari.
Al-Waafiyeh, by As-Sayyid Bahr Al-‘Uloom.
26-I’Ddatil-U’sool book, by Ash-Shaikh At-Toosi.
Muthallathaat Qutrub book.
28-Sirril-‘Adaab, by Ath-Tha’alibi.
of Ash-Shareef Ar-Radhi.
30-Tanzeehil-‘Anbiya’, by As-Sayyid Al-Murtadha.
Mulook Al-‘Ajam book, by Aj-Jweeni.
book by Ibn Seena.
book, by Ibn Seena.
by Ibn Siyna.
This library is
located at the School of his eminence Al-Burujurdi, near the
round of the Holy Haydari nave.
His Eminence Al-Hakeem’ Library
established by the way of As-Sayyid Muhsin Al-Hakeem – the
celebrated religious authority- in 1377 A.H., it contained
sixteen thousand books, and three thousand manuscripts, and
of its rare manuscripts are as follows:
Al-Al-‘Akaam Fee Sharh Ghurar Al-’Akaam book, by Al-Mawla
Khisrow Ar-Roomi Al-Hanafi, who died in 885 A.H., it was
written by the author.
2-Ar-Risalatil-Muhammadiyeh book, by Ash-Shaikh Yousif
Al-Bahraani, who died in 1181 A.H., it was written by the
Al-Hayaat book, by As-Sayyid Ni’matullah bin Abd Allah, who
died in 1112 A.H., it was written by the hand of the author
in 1100 A.H.
4-Muntahal-Matlab book, by the Scholar Al-Hilli, it was
written by the hand writing of the author.
Al-Khafiyyeh book, by the Scholar Al-Hilli, it was written
by the hand of the author.
6-Dawhatil-‘Anwaar book, by As-Sayyid Jawaad Siyah Poosh,
who died in 1247 A.H., it was written by the hand of the
author in 1235 A.H.
Ash-Shaikh Al-Hur, who died in 1104 A.H., it was written by
the hand of the author.
Ash-Shi’ah Fee ‘Ahkaam Ash-Shari’ah, by the Scholar
Al-Hilli, it was written according to the author’s copy.
9-Ghayatil-Wusool book, by the Scholar Al-Hilli, it was
written through the age of the author, in 697 A.H.
M’asoom, it read on the poet’s hearing.
Al-‘Abdi, it was collected by the way of Ash-Shaikh Muhammad
As-Smawi, and it was written by the hand of Ash-Shaikh
Al-Khatti, it was collected by the way of Ash-Shaikh
Muhammad As-Smawi, and it was written by the hand of
Al-Haddad, it was collected by the way of Ash-Shaikh
Muhammad As-Smawi, and it was written by the hand of
Al-Hirthi, it was collected by the way of Ash-Shaikh
Muhammad As-Smawi, and it was written by the hand of
An-Nashi’ As-Sagheer, it was collected by the way of
Ash-Shaikh Muhammad As-Smawi, and by his handwriting.
An-Najaf, it was collected by the way of Ash-Shaikh Muhammad
As-Smawi, and by his handwriting.
Ar-Rabi’ Limukhtasar Ash-Sharai’, by Al-Miqudad As-Siyuri,
who died in 968 A.H.
Ash-Shar’iyeh, by Ash-Shaheed in 967 A,H.
Al-Islam by Al-Muhaquiqu Al-Hilli in 755 A.H.
20-Kanzil-Haquiqu book, by Hafidh Ad-Deen An-Nasfi, who died
in 710 A.H.
Fi Fiquhil-Imamiyeh book, by Ash-Shaikh At-Toosi, it was
written in 586 A.H., which is the oldest manuscript existed
in this library.
22-Mukhtasaril-Khilaaf book, by At-Tibrisi, it was written
in 699 A.H.
Niyhayatil-‘Ahkaam book, by Al-Hilli Scholar, it was written
in 859 A.H.
book, by As-Sayyid Ibn Tawoos, it was written in 984 A.H.
Wakashfis-Sidqu book, by Al-Hilli Scholar, it was written in
Yadhuroohul-Faqueeh book, by As-Sidooqu, it was written in
27-Nahjil-Balagheh book, it was written in 677 A.H.
Miftahil-‘Uloom book, by Aj-Jurjaani Ash-Shareef, who died
in 816 A.H., it was written in 861 A.H.
29-Jamaalil-‘Usboo’a book by As-Sayyid Ibn Tawoos, it was
written in 953 A.H.
library contained eminence photographed copies from that:
Al-‘Ulam’a book, by Ash-Shaikh Abdullah ‘Afandi, and
Al-Waafi Bil-Wafayaat book, by As-Safdi and other copies.
library is distinguished with the numerous commentaries, and
there is a particular division of publications are published
in Najaf ‘Ashraf, and it contained many of the Holy Qur’an
copies are written in beautiful writings.
And the library
has many branches reaches to sixty-five spread through-out
various towns of Iraq, and three branches abroad Iraq in the
Islamic countries, and it participated through instituting
compartments in some of public libraries abroad Iraq, like
the compartment of the juristic encyclopedia committee in
Al-‘Azhar Holy mosque in Cairo, and it presented many books
to several public libraries in Iraq and abroad Iraq, they
reached to eighteen thousand books in 1385 A.H.
This library is
located beside Al-Hindi mosque near to the Holy nave at the
beginning of Ar-Rasool street.
established by the school of An-Najaf university in 1382
A.H., and it included about seven thousand books, and nearly
two hundred manuscripts, and of its rare manuscripts are as
Ash-Shamsiyeh book, it has been written in 877 A.H.
Al-Bahiyeh, by the Second martyr, by the hand writing of the
And the library
is located in a special annex in the school of An-Najaf
religious university in As-S’ad district.
established by the way of As-Sayyid Hussein Bahril-‘Uloom in
1382 A.H., it contained more than two thousand books, and it
used to publish Talkhees Ash-Shafi book by Ash-Shaikh
At-Toosi, and Rijaal Bahril-‘Uloom book, and it used to
deliver the Islamic book to different cultural institutions
allover the world, and this library is located in graveyard
of As-Sayyid Bahil-‘Uloom in At-Toosi mosque.
established by the two scholars the authorities the two
brothers Ash-Shaikh Hadi and Ash-Shaikh Baquir ‘Al Shaikh
Shareef Al-Qurashi, they used to make their personal library
as a seed of it. Ash-Shaikh Hadi died in 1995 A.D.
particular libraries are joined to it from these Al-Hajj
Rashaad ‘Ajeeneh’s library, which he added to this library,
and Ash-Shaikh Muhammad Ridha Faraj Allah’s library which
Al-Hajj Kaamil Al-‘Asam bought and presented to it, and
other special library of law from the heritage of Sayyid
‘Adnan Zween is presented to it, this; save that which his
eminence the authority Al-Quarashi (may God prolong his age)
presented persistently, even it contained through this
period about thirty-seven printed books, and about five
hundred manuscripts. And from it’s manuscripts are as
Jawaam’i Fil-‘Usool book, by Al-‘Iraqi, its date returns to
Nahjil-Mustarshdeen book, by Al-‘Ameedi.
3-Rabee’il-‘Abrar book, by Az-Zamakhshari.
Al-Muhsin As-Suwari, which is a precious copy that is taken
from the original divan of As-Suwari.
Nahjil-Balagheh book, by Ar-Rawandi.
Al-Wousool Fee Tafseer ‘Ayat Al-‘Usool book, its date
returns to 1103 A.H. by Al-Mirza ‘Abil-Hassan Ash-Shirazi
book (concerned to the services), and second volume of
Makasib book (its author's name isn’t mentioned), its
composition date returns to 1044 A.H.
book, by Ash-Shaikh Al-Baha’i, its composition date returns
to 995 A.H.
And other than
these precious manuscripts and rare books we mentioned above
have been contained in this library….
This library is
located at the end of Ar-Rasool street nearly, at the right
side of whoever comes from the Alawi Holy Shrine side, near
the mountain is located at the end of the border at the