A critical edition of Kitā̕ib Jumal Al-gharā̕'ib by Maḥmūd b. Alī Abū al-Ḥasan b. Al-Ḥusayn Al-Naysābūrī Al-Ghaznawī, Al-Qazwīnī, known as Bayān Al-Haqq Al-Naysābūrī : with introduction and notes
This thesis consists of a critical study and edition of seven chapters from Kitab Jumal al-ghara'ib by Mamud b. 'Al Abu al-Hasan b. al-Husayn al-Naysabur al-Ghaznaw al-Qazwn Abu al-Qasim Najm al-Dn, known as Bayan al-Haqq, an important book on the subject of Gharib al-Hadith. The thesis is divided into two parts, an introduction and critical edition of the text. The introductory part is further divided into three chapters: the first chapter deals with a brief life of the author and his works. The second chapter provides information about the science of Gharib al-Hadith, methods and detailed works on the subject. The third chapter deals with the authenticity, originality, sources of the work, description of the Manuscripts, method of edition and explanatory notes on the Arabic text. Part two is the critical edition of the Arabic text, based on three MSS with their variant readings. Indices and bibliography are also provided.