Collection ID: 0001 | Metadata type: TEI

LJS 235 Kitāb al-Adwār

Title

Kitāb al-Adwār

Authors

Call number

LJS 235
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)

Alternate identifiers

Publisher

The University of Pennsylvania Libraries

Language

Arabic

Origin

Written in the Ottoman Empire in the 16th century.
Date
15--
Place
Ottoman Empire

Summary

Treatise on the theory of music, including division of frets, ratio of intervals, consonance and dissonance, cycles, rhythmic and melodic modes, and the 5-string oud or lute, with an anonymous commentary.

Notes

Extent

12 leaves : 235 x 165 (200 x 135) mm. bound to 244 x 176 mm

Foliation

Paper, iii + 12 + iii leaves; [1-24]; sporadic modern pagination in pencil, upper right corners.

Support

Paper

Binding

Rebound in contemporary leather over boards, blind-stamped and blind-tooled.

Layout

  • Written in 28 long lines, with some diagrams arranged in 2 columns (for example, p. 9-12)
  • Decoration

    Diagrams and selected characters and words in red ink throughout.

    Script

  • Written in a naskh script.
  • Provenance

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