Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

R.13.37 (Wren Library, Trinity College Cambridge)

Oriental Manuscripts


A work on ontology and metaphysics

Title: Kitāb al-mashāriʿ wa-al-maṭāriḥāt
Title: كتاب المشارع والمطارحات

The work consists of six parts, entitled مشارع , which are subdivided into sections, discussions, theorems etc.

Explicit: واقتصرنا في هذا المختصر على هذا المبلغ الذي ذكرناه والذكي يخرجه هذا القدر وكفيه والبليد يعجز عن أكثره
Language(s): Arabic


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Good Levant paper, quite discoloured by age
Extent: 146 ff.


The first few pages are so torn and obliterated that the beginning is illegible.


Arabic Nashkī hand, dating from about 14th century A.D.


Origin: Undated

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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