Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 273 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)

Mingana

Contents

1 copy of Kitāb al-sumūt fī al-mīqāt ʿalā al-tamām wa al-kamāl

Astronomical tables showing the relation between the Zenith distance and the twelve signs of the Zodiac.

A leaf missing between ff. 28-29 containing the 26th and 27th degree.

Language(s): Arabic

References

Printed catalogue no. 2011

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 34 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 17.5 × 12.9 cm.
Dimensions (written):

Layout

Hand(s)

Written in Naskhī of about the 16th century

Decoration

Profusely rubricated

History

Origin: Undated, probably 16th 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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