Collection ID: 0032 | Metadata type: TEI

MS Or 152a Incomplete text on letter magic.

Title

Incomplete text on letter magic.

Other related names

Call number

MS Or 152a
(New York, NY. 10027, Columbia University., Rare Book and Manuscript Library)

Alternate identifiers

Publisher

Columbia University.

Language

Arabic

Origin

Date
17th or 18th century?

Summary

Unidentified text related to astrology and letter magic, includes copies of different ways of writing the alphabet. Text begins abruptly.

Notes

Extent

8 leaves : 207 x 140 (170 x 106) mm

Foliation

Modern foliation added in pencil, upper left recto.

Support

Paper

Layout

  • 12-13 lines; border-ruled.
  • Decoration

    Rubrications in red, including special alphabets; textblock bordered in red, double rules; illustration of human body in brown and red inks with textblock as the torso (f. 3v); table of the planets in black and red (f. 8r).

    Script

  • Written in two styles of naskh in black and red; consistent use of hāʼ musalsalah; pointed, partially vocalized.
  • Provenance

    Subjects topical

    Genres

    Licenses

    Table of contents

    Decorations

    Images


    fol. 1r
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    Section: [Incomplete text on letter magic].

    fol. 1v
    6922_0001.tif (53.3 MB)
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    fol. 2r
    6922_0002.tif (53.9 MB)
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    fol. 2v
    6922_0003.tif (53.3 MB)
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    fol. 3r
    6922_0004.tif (53.9 MB)
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    fol. 3v
    6922_0005.tif (53.4 MB)
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    Decoration: Illustration: human figure with textblock as torso

    fol. 4r
    6922_0006.tif (53.6 MB)
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    fol. 4v
    6922_0007.tif (53.4 MB)
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    fol. 5r
    6922_0008.tif (53.6 MB)
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    fol. 5v
    6922_0009.tif (53.5 MB)
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    fol. 6r
    6922_0010.tif (53.3 MB)
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    fol. 6v
    6922_0011.tif (53.7 MB)
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    fol. 7r
    6922_0012.tif (53.5 MB)
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    fol. 7v
    6922_0013.tif (53.9 MB)
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    fol. 8r
    6922_0014.tif (53.2 MB)
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    Decoration: Table: planets

    fol. 8v
    6922_0015.tif (54.3 MB)
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