Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 752 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)



5 works by 5 authors on the subjects of Algebra, Arithmetic, and Mathematics

1. ff. 1-81

Commentary on Khulāṣat al-ḥisāb by ʻĀmilī, Bahāʾ al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Ḥusayn, 1547-1621

Language(s): Arabic


Printed catalogue no. 1894
GAL II 414; Suppl. II 595-7, no.8f
2. ff. 83v-98v

Commentary on Al-muqniʿ fī ʿilm al-jabr wa al-muqābalah by Ibn al-Hāʾim, Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad, d. 1412

Language(s): Arabic


Printed catalogue no. 1892
GAL II 125-6, no. 3, Cmt. c; Suppl. II 117-18, no.47, 154
3. ff. 99r-107r

Short commentary on al-Urjūzah al-Yāsamīnīyah of Ibn al-Yāsamīn, ʻAbd Allāh ibn Ḥajjāj, d. 1204

Language(s): Arabic


Printed catalogue no. 1890
GAL I 471, no.1, Cmt. 4b, II 167; Suppl. I 858, II 215
4. ff. 109v-123r

Copied in Baghdad from a MS belonging to al-Akhras (GAL Suppl. II 792)

Incipit: اما بعد حمدا الله الواحد بكل وجه واعتبار والصلوة والسلام على خير خلقه
Language(s): Arabic


Printed catalogue no. 1898
5. ff. 128r-164e

The MS contains a summary only.

Language(s): Arabic


Printed catalogue no. 1895
GAL II 495; Suppl II 767
Graf IV 327, no. 9

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 164 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 19.7 × 14.5 cm.
Dimensions (written):






Origin: Composite manuscript; dated between 1280-90 AH Dated 1280 AH Dated 1280 AH Dated 1280 AH Dated 1290 AH Gregorian CE Undated

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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