Collection ID: 0001 | Metadata type: TEI
LJS 444 Ḥall al-Mūjiz
- Aqsarāʼī, Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad, 14th cent
Other related names
- Astarābādī, Kamāl al-Dīn Maḥmūd (scribe)
- ʻAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Qāṭin (former owner)
- Ismāʻīl ibn al-Ḥājj ʻĪsá Jurayj al-Muhannā (former owner)
- al-Ḥājj ʻAbd al-Qādir ibn al-Sayyid ʻAbd Allāh Efendi al-Asṭawānī (former owner)
- ʻAbd Allāh Efendi al-Asṭawānī (former owner)
Call numberLJS 444
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 5903165
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Dated 22 Shawwāl A.H. 884 (6 January 1480), with replacement leaves added in the 18th century.
- A.H. 884 (1480)
Commentary on the epitome (Mūjiz) by Ibn al-Nafīs of Avicenna's Canon on medicine (Qānūn fī al-ṭibb). Notes laid in after f. 142, 222
Extent246 leaves : mm. bound to mm. +
FoliationPaper, 246 + i (18th-century?) ; [i-v, 1], 2-240, ; contemporary foliation in ink with eastern Arabic numerals, upper left recto. Catchwords on each leaf, lower left verso.
BindingContemporary (late 15th-century) pasteboards, remnant of 17th-century cloth spine, covers detached.
LayoutWritten in 21 long lines with marginal notes (except on replacement leaves, f. 63-64, 125-130, 157-162, 173-178).
ScriptWritten in naskh script by Kamāl al-Dīn Maḥmūd al-Astarābādī.
- Formerly owned by ʻAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Qāṭin, Tabriz, Persia.
- Formerly owned by Ismāʻīl ibn al-Ḥājj ʻĪsá Jurayj al-Muhannā, Rabi II A.H. 1195 (March-April 1781, inscription on front pastedown).
- Formerly owned by al-Ḥājj ʻAbd al-Qādir ibn al-Sayyid ʻAbd Allāh Efendi al-Asṭawānī.
- Formerly owned by ʻAbd Allāh Efendi al-Asṭawānī, A.H. 1239 (1823 or 1824).
- Sold at auction at Bonhams & Butterfields, 14 Nov. 2002, lot 3001, to Lawrence J. Schoenberg.
- Deposit by Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2012.
- Medicine--Early works to 1800
- Medicine, Arab
- Manuscripts, Arabic--15th century
- Manuscripts, Renaissance
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