Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Arabic MS 33 (The John Rylands Research Institute and Library, The University of Manchester)

Arabic Manuscripts


Completion of the Tadhkira al-Ḥakīm Dāwūd, by unknown author.

  • Continuation of work by (Anṭākī, Dāʼūd ibn ʻUmar داؤد بن عمر الأنطاكي)
  • Title: تكملة تذكرة الحكيم داود
    Title: Completion of the Tadhkira of the Physician Dawud
    Incipit: نحمدك اللهم حمد القارين بوحدانيتك ... وبعد فاني رايت في كتاب الكنوز لابن سينا دعوة الكواكب لكن محذوفة المناجاة
    Colophon: كمل في شهر رمضان سنة ١١٧٤
    Language(s): Arabic


    Catalogue No. Arabic MS 335 [33]

    Physical Description

    Form: codex
    Support: Paper
    Extent: 256 folios
    Dimensions (leaf): 215 × 160 mm.


    Origin: 1174 AH (1760 CE)

    Provenance and Acquisition

    Formerly part of the collection of the Persian scholar Nathaniel Bland (1803-1865). Bland’s oriental manuscripts were sold through Bernard Quaritch in 1866 to Alexander Lindsay, 25th Earl of Crawford.

    Purchased by Enriqueta Rylands in 1901 from James Ludovic Lindsay, 26th Earl of Crawford, for the John Rylands Library.

    Record Sources

    Catalogue information compiled by Abdullah al-Rashidi from Alphonse Mingana, Catalogue of the Arabic Manuscripts in the John Rylands Library, Manchester University Press, 1934.


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