Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

R.13.42 (Wren Library, Trinity College Cambridge)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: A commentary on the book of Aphorisms attributed to Hippocrates.
Author: Ibn Abī Ṣādiq al-Nīsābūrī, Abū al-Qāsim ʻAbd al-Raḥmān ibn ʻAlī,‏ ‎d. -approximately 1068 ابن أبي صادق النيسابوري، أبو القاسم عبد الرحمن بن علي

The present commentary is so esteemed as to have gained for its author the honaray title سقراط الثاني 'The Second Socrates'.

Incipit: الحمد لله حمد معترف الأية شاكر على نعمائه والصلوة على المصطفى محمد وجميع أنبيائه وأوليائه الطاهرين أما بعد حمد الله بجميع محامده والثناء إلخ
Explicit: في ذلك عندي منزلة ناقل الثمر إلى هجر وجالب البود إلى عدن وأما الفصول المدلسة والتي قد اعتد ذكرها بآخره من كتاب فتركنا ذكرها شفقة على فوت الزمان مما لا يحدي نفعا والله تعالى ولي الخير وهو حسبنا ونعم الوكيل
Language(s): Arabic

References

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support:
Extent: 214 ff.

Hand(s)

Good Naskh hand

Decoration

Rubrication

History

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".

Availability

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Funding of Cataloguing

Trinity College Cambridge


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