Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS 1072 Tibb (Arabic Commentaries on the Hippocratic Aphorisms project)

Arabic Commentaries on the Hippocratic Aphorisms project collection


Summary of Contents: This manuscript contains commentary on the book of Aphorisms attributed to Hippocrates.
Author and Bibliographic antecedent: ʾIbrāhīm al-Kīshīإبراهيم الكيشي

Original manuscript in Egyptian National Library.

This is a collection of ‘Abd al-Raḥmān al-Ṭabīb ’s glosses (ḥawāshi) on ‘Izz al-Dīn Ibrāhīm al-Kīshī ’s commentary on the Hippocratic Aphorisms. The introduction begins on f. 151b; the beginning of each Book is as follows: Bk1: 151b; Bk2: 156b; Bk3: 163a; Bk4: 170b; Bk5: 177b; Bk6: 183a; Bk7: 187a. Since it is a gloss, it is not clear whether it contains all of al-Kīshī’s text.

Language(s): Arabic

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 38 leaves (ff. 151b-188b)
Dimensions (leaf):


One column with 21 lines



Marginalia: The copy has been collated with the exemplar. The copyist has entered many corrections in the margins (frequently marked with صح ).


Origin: The copy is unnamed and undated.


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Funding of Cataloguing

European Research Council


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