Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI

Ms. Codex 1893. al-Fatḥ al-ẓāhir wa-al-naṣr al-bāhir fī fann ramy al-ṭūb wa-al-qunburah. / الفتح الظاهر والنصر الباهر في فن رمي الطوب والقنبرة

Title

al-Fatḥ al-ẓāhir wa-al-naṣr al-bāhir fī fann ramy al-ṭūb wa-al-qunburah. / الفتح الظاهر والنصر الباهر في فن رمي الطوب والقنبرة

Authors

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Call number

Ms. Codex 1893.
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)

Alternate identifiers

Publisher

University of Pennsylvania

Language

Arabic

Origin

Written in the Middle East, possibly Syria by Muḥammad ʻAṭṭār in A.H. 1233 (1818). The fraction date in the colophon works out to Ṣafar 24, 1233 (January 3, 1818)(f. 21r), and the date of beginning the copy works out to Muharram 15, 1233 (November 25, 1817) (f. 2v).
Date
A.H. 1233 (1818)
Place
Syria?

Summary

Short treatise on artillery containing an introduction, three topics, and a conclusion (f. 2r). Contains eight diagrams (f. 4r, 5r, 7v, 10r, 11v, 12r, 13r, 21v) and two tables (f. 14v, 19v); composition dates given in fractions (f. 2v and 21r).

Notes

Extent

21 leaves : 216 x 156 mm bound to 218 x 158 mm

Foliation

Foliated in upper left recto in contemporary Hindu-Arabic numerals in black ink, 37-57, modern foliation in pencil in western numerals added, 1-21, upper left recto. All references in the record are to modern foliation.

Support

Paper

Binding

Brown leather over paperboard (Type III); blind stamped mandorlas on front and back covers.

Layout

  • 13 long lines with wide margins for illustrations.
  • Decoration

    Contains 8 diagrams (f. 4r, 5r, 7v, 10r, 11v, 12r, 13r, 21v) and two tables (f. 14v, 19v).

    Script

  • Written in later naskh in black ink; pointed, unvocalized.
  • Provenance

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    Section: Fatḥ al-ẓāhir wa-al-naṣr al-bāhir fī fann ramī al-ṭūb wa-al-qunburah.

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    Back cover
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