Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

P. 21 (University Library, Cambridge University)

E. G. Browne Collection


2 works by 2 authors on the subjects of Medicine and Anatomy.

1. ff. 2b-59a

The author gives his name on f. 3r line 13

Incipit: حمد و ثنائی که حاوی قانون تحمید و شامله کلیات تمجید بوذ آلخ
Language(s): Persian

the table of contents on f. 3r agrees with that briefly given by Fonahn. The work comprises an introduction and two Books.

Title: Muqaddama


Rieu, Charles, and British Museum. Department of Oriental Printed Books Manuscripts. Issuing Body, Host Institution. Catalogue of the Persian Manuscripts in the British Museum. 1st Edition (1879-1883), p. 468
Fonahn, Adolf Mauritz. Zur Quellenkunde Der Persischen Medizin. Leipzig: J. A. Barth, 1910.No.2, pp.4-5

Physical Description

Form: other
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Origin: 1055 AH; 1646 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Bequest of E. G. Browne, who acquired from the Majid Belshah collection in January 1920

Record Sources

"Manuscript description based on. R. A. Nicholson: A descriptive catalogue of the Oriental MSS belonging to the late E.G. Browne. Cambridge, 1932. ", abbreviated by the OCIMCO project team.


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