Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 149 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)

Mingana

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Kitāb fī ʿilm al-ṭibb by Abū al-Ḥasan ʿAlī ibn ʿAbdallāh al-Qurashī, dates unknown

A miscellaneous medical work. It is divided into two parts and contains some ancdotes and poetical pieces. The first part is from fol. 1v-78r, and the second part from fol. 78r to the end. The second part is divided into 4 maqālahs, subdivided into bābs. The work purports to be according to the doctrine of Hippocrates, but many other ancient philosophers are pressed into service.

Language(s): Arabic

References

Printed catalogue no. 2014

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 177 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 19.2 × 13.1 cm.
Dimensions (written):
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Layout

Hand(s)

Written in modern Naskhī

Decoration

Red headings. Well rubricated

History

Origin: Undated, probably 19th century CE

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on H. L. Gottschalk et al.: Islamic Arabic Manuscripts. Catalogue of the Mingana Collection of Manuscripts. Vol. IV. Revised edition edited by Derek Hopwood. Birmingham: Selly Oak Colleges, 1985, with additional enhancements.

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Funding of Cataloguing

Cadbury Research Library

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