Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

R.13.9 (Wren Library, Trinity College Cambridge)

Oriental Manuscripts


A work on Astrology

Author: Ikhtiyār al-Dīn Moḥammad اختيار الدين محمد
Title: Aḥkām al-Nujūm
Title: احكام النجوم

At the beginning of the work, the author states that he has corrected the astronomical tables of Ptolemy and ʻAbd al-Jalīl up to the time of writing.

Incipit: الحمد لفاطر الخلايق والشكر لعالم الحقايق اي اول هر سخني بنامت واي زينت خطبه از كلامت شكر وسپاس بي قياس حضرت آفريدگاري را ...
Explicit: اميد كه از آفات وبليت وشي اعدا وخصماايمن وسالم باشند امين والله اعلم واحكم
Language(s): Persian
Title: مولود مسعود

The final part of the work.


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 75 ff.


Well written in the Naskh script


Origin: 1484

Record Sources

"Manuscript description based on "E. G. Browne: A supplementary hand-list of the Muhammadan manuscripts, including all those written in the Arabic character, preserved in the Library of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1922", and "E.H. Palmer A Descriptive Catalogue of the Arabic, Persian and Turkish Manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Cambridge, London 1870".


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