Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

R.13.39 (Wren Library, Trinity College Cambridge)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Taḥrīr al-uṣūl li-Uqlīdis by Euclid

An Arabic translation of Euclid’s Geometry.

Incipit: الحمد لله الذي منه الابتداء وإليه الانتهاء وعنده حقائق الأبناء وبيده ملكوت الأشياء وصلوة إلخ
Explicit: وقفني الله تعالى من تحرير هذا الكتاب حسب ما قصدته فلأختم الكلام بحمده أنه خير موفق ومعين
Language(s): Arabic


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Thick paper
Extent: 167 ff.


In a good state of preservation


Arabic Naskh


Origin: 1558

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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Funding of Cataloguing

Trinity College Cambridge


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