Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Wadh.Minasian 534 (The Ferdowsi Library, Wadham College, University of Oxford)

Oriental Manuscripts Minasian Collection

Contents

Summary of Contents: A collection of miscellaneous notes on various topics with the subject of medicine, including tremor, vitiligo, polydipsia and facial nerve paralysis. The notes start at Page 162 and end at Page 270, meaning that the first 161 pages are missing.
Language(s): Persian

Medicine

Title: [On medicine]
Author: Unknown
Incipit: ||… نخود در آب بجوشاند و آن آب در دهان بگرداند در ساعت درد دندان را ساکت کند…
Explicit: … علاج رفتن گوشت دندان بیخ بنفشه، عاقرقره…||

References

Sequence Number in the Persian Catalogue:

  • FAW 128

Physical Description

Support: Western paper (plain), plain buff, one size, regular thickness.
Extent: 102 ff. (162a-270b)
Dimensions (leaf): 16 × 10.5 cm.
Dimensions (written): 12 × 8 cm.

Layout

10 lines per page.

Hand(s)

Shikastah Nastaʿalīq, one hand, regular.

Binding

No cover; back bone and stitching in dissarray.

History

Origin: Unknown place of origin; 13th century AH; 19th century CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Donated to The Ferdowsi Library by Dr Caro Minasian in 1972.

Record Sources

This record was created based on the information published in: Mir-Ansari, Ali, Catalogue of the Persian and Arabic Manuscripts in the Ferdowsi Library, Wadham College, University of Oxford (Minasian Collection), Tehran: Miras-e Maktoob, 2016.

Availability

Entry to the Library is permitted upon presentation of a valid university ID card (for admissions procedures, please visit Wadham College Library, Persian Studies Section). Please Contact persian.library@wadham.ox.ac.uk for further information on the availability of this manuscript.

Key to bibliographical abbreviations of alternative versions:

Libraries:

AQR: Central Library of Astan Quds Razavi; FAW: Ferdowsi Library, Wadham College, University of Oxford (Minasian Collection); GIE: Great Islamic Encyclopedia Library, Manuscripts; GIP: Great Islamic Encyclopedia Library, Photographed and Microfilmed Manuscripts; GUL: Library of Ayatollah Gulpayigani; LAH: Library of Ayatollah Ha'iri (Library of Faydiyya Seminary); MAJ: Library, Museum and Documentation Center of the Islamic Consultative Assembly; MAL: Malek National Museum and Library; MNL: Mar'ashi Najafi Library; NLI: National Library of Iran; SEP: Sepahsalar (Shahid Motahari) Mosque and School of Tehran; TCL: Tabriz Central Public Library; UTA: Library of Literature Faculty, University of Tehran; UTL: Central Library of University of Tehran.

Catalogues:

ALZ: الذریعه; ARP: فهرست کتاب‌های چاپی عربی; COM: فهرست مشترک نسخه‌های خطی فارسی; DEN: فهرستواره دست‌نوشته‌های ایران (دنا); FAM: فهرست نسخه‌های خطی فارسی; FAP: فهرست کتاب‌های چاپی فارسی; FIH: فهرستواره کتاب‌های فارسی; KAS: کشف الظنون عن اسامی الکتب و الفنون; RAY: ریحانة الادب فی تراجمِ المعروفین بالکنیة او اللّقب; TAB: طبقات اعلام الشیعه.


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