Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 6 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Sharḥ al-qānūnchah fī al-ṭibb by Ḥusayn ibn Muḥammad al-Astarābādī

Language(s): Arabic with some interlinear Persian


Commentary on the Qānūnchah fī al-ṭibb قانونچة في الطب of Maḥmūd ibn Muḥammad al-Jaghmīnī, d. 1344 الجغميني , . This is in turn an abridgement of the al-Qānūn fī al-ṭibb القانون في الطب of Avicenna, 980-1037 ابن سينا .

Physical Description

Form: codex
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):




Origin: undated

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from Géjou in 1901.

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.


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