Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 595 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: The second, third and fourth Discourses (Maqālāt) of an Arabic work on Medicine. The second Discourse is on fevers (26 chapters), the third is on diseases of the different organs (108 chapters) and the fourth is on drugs (arranged alphabetically) and diet.

Physical Description

Form: codex
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History

Origin: 618 AH; 1221 CE Despite being dated 618/1221, the manuscript is evidently of a much later date.

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from Géjou in 1905.

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", abbreviated by the OCIMCO project team.

Availability

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card for admissions procedures contact Cambridge University Library Admissions). Contact near_eastern@lib.cam.ac.uk for further information on the availability of this manuscript

Funding of Cataloguing

JISC

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