Collection ID: 0001 | Metadata type: TEI

LJS 439 Treatise on science, religion, and cosmology

Title

Treatise on science, religion, and cosmology

Authors

Call number

LJS 439
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)

Alternate identifiers

Publisher

The University of Pennsylvania Libraries

Language

Arabic

Origin

Written in Andalusia, possibly in Seville, in the 14th century.
Date
13--
Place
Seville?, Spain

Summary

Unrecorded treatise considering the relationship of philosophy to religion and proposing that the Greek scientific model (Aristotelian and Platonist) is not in conflict with the tenets of Islam. Includes discussion of cosmology and physics with diagrams. Manuscript has holes affecting small areas of text and has been extensively repaired.

Notes

Extent

25 leaves : 235 x 165 (163 x 113) mm. bound to 238 x 168 mm

Foliation

Paper, i (modern paper) + 25 + i (modern paper) leaves; [1-50]; modern pagination in pencil, upper outer corners. Also modern foliation in pencil, upper left recto. References in this record are to modern pagination.

Support

Paper

Binding

Modern morocco with earlier blind-tooled morocco covers laid on new covers.

Layout

  • Written in 21 long lines.
  • Decoration

    Cosmological diagrams (p. 1, 5-6, 14-15, 18, 22, 35, 37, 39, 41-42, 46) and diagrams of lunar phases and eclipses (p. 10, 12, 16-17) in ink.

    Script

  • Written in Andalusian maghrebi script.
  • Provenance

    Subjects topical

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