Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

R.13.39 (Wren Library, Trinity College Cambridge)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

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

References

Physical Description

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

Condition

In a good state of preservation

Hand(s)

Arabic Naskh

History

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".

Availability

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card. (For admissions procedures contact Wren Library Admissions). Contact wren.library@trin.cam.ac.uk for further information on the availability of this manuscript.

Funding of Cataloguing

Trinity College Cambridge


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