Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add. 3696 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts


3 works on the subject of Medicine

a1. ff. 1r-4v

Dated 1110 AH

Language(s): Arabic


a2. ff. 5r-111v
Title: untitled

Al-maqāla al-thāniyah المفاله الثانيه - second hapter of a work the title of which is not stated. Dated 1110 AH

Language(s): Arabic


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 132 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 25.5 × 14.5 cm.


21 lines per page,rubrications in red


Written in a poor, modern cursive taʻlīq


Origin: 1113 AH; 1701-2 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from Dr Sethian in 1900.

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. Additional information and correction to the original record provide by Daniel Newman.


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