Collection ID: 0001 | Metadata type: TEI
LJS 456 Kitāb al-Siyāsah fī tadbīr al-riyāsah / [كتاب السياسة في تدبير الرياسة]
TitleKitāb al-Siyāsah fī tadbīr al-riyāsah / [كتاب السياسة في تدبير الرياسة]
Other related names
- Aristotle, attributed name
Call numberLJS 456
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206, University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9958446673503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Copy completed in A.H. 797 (1394; colophon, f. 22r); perhaps produced in Andalusia.
- A.H. 797 (1394)
Popular treatise presented as a letter from Aristotle to Alexander the Great on statecraft, astronomy, astrology, magic, and medicine.
- Ms. codex.
- Title supplied by cataloger.
WatermarkCurved horn with a rope looped between the two ends, centrally placed.
Extent22 leaves : 256 x 186 (190 x 130) mm. bound to 256 x 202 mm
FoliationPaper, i (19th-century?) + 22 + i (19th-century?) leaves; [169-212], modern pagination in ink, upper center.
Binding19th-century red leather with flap (Type II); blind stamped central mandorla with two pendants on the vertical axis; blind tooled frame and border; blue paper doublure with yellow and black painted flower pattern.
- Sold at auction at Christie's, 14 Oct. 2003, lot 23, to Lawrence J. Schoenberg.
- Deposit by Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2012.
- Education of princes--Early works to 1800
- Kings and rulers--Duties--Early works to 1800
- Political ethics--Early works to 1800
- Astronomy--Early works to 1800
- Islamic magic--Early works to 1800
- Manuscripts, Arabic--14th century
- Manuscripts, Medieval
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