Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS Arabic 508 (Wellcome Collection, Wellcome Trust)

Manuscripts in Arabic

Contents

1 anonymously written copy of Sharḥ al-qānūn

Title: Sharḥ al-qānūn
Title: شرح القانون

The title is written in a modern hand, different from that of the manuscript text.

Possibly a commentary on al-Qānūn fī al-ṭibb of Avicenna.

Incipit: (beginning) fol.1a.2 ومن وجع الاذن ويبرد يوخذ بيد ستر وفرفٹون وافيون وميعه ساٸله وفلفل وورق السّداب والفوتنج والخردل
Explicit: (ending) fol.32b.17 قد انكر بعض الاطباء ان الرسوب دلالته على هضم المعدة والمرارى لم ينكر بل قال فى كتابه الكبير المعروف بالحادى
Language(s): Arabic

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Burnished
Extent: 32 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 208 × 126 mm.
Dimensions (written): 129 × 57 mm.
Foliation: in pencil, European; Catchwords present.

Collation

1-32

Condition

Deteriorated

Layout

Hand(s)

Script: Taʿlīq

Ink: Black and purple

17 272 0.6 85 20

Decoration

Rubrication in purple ink, occasionally

Binding

History

Origin: Undated

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