Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 248 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)

Mingana

Contents

1 copy of Arithmetical tables in the abjad numeral system reaching the number 60

Each abjad number is written twice in red at the top from right to left, from number 1 to number 60. Every page contains two of these numbers, divided into four columns each, the numbers being separated by the word ʿadad. Under each ʿadad, two red columns contain, from top to bottom, aigain in abjad numbering, the numbers from 1 to 60. Under each abjad number, two other double columns in black contain a series of numbers.

The subscription is: تمت النسبة الستينية بحمده و عونه

Language(s): Arabic

References

Printed catalogue no. 2008

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 16 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 18.8 × 13.8 cm.
Dimensions (written):
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Layout

Hand(s)

Written in Naskhī of probably the 18th century

Decoration

History

Origin: Undated, probably 18th 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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