Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 371 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)

Mingana

Contents

1 copy of Treatise on astronomy

Beginning missing

Incipit: بسم الله الحي الازلي نبتدي بعونه تعالي نكتب هذا الباب التاع ... قال هذا الباب حدود الاقاليم

The first sections are: الباب الاول في معرفة استخراج سطر الابتدا لاي كوكب الباب الثاني في معرفة تقويم الكواكب الباب ثالث في معرفة تقويم الشمس

Language(s): Arabic

References

Printed catalogue no. 1916

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 10 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 20.6 × 15.6 cm.
Dimensions (written):

Layout

Hand(s)

Naskhī

Decoration

Red, blue, and gold headings.

Framing lines in blue and gold.

History

Origin: Dated 1172 AH

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.

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Funding of Cataloguing

Cadbury Research Library

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