Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS 119 tibb taymur (Arabic Commentaries on the Hippocratic Aphorisms project)

Arabic Commentaries on the Hippocratic Aphorisms project collection


Summary of Contents: This manuscript contains a translation of the book of Aphorisms attributed to Hippocrates.

Original manuscript in Egyptian National Library.

This is a collection of the Hippocratic lemmata of Ḥunayn's version thematically arranged based on Ibn Abī Ṣādiq's thematic commentary. The introduction begins on p. 2. The beginning of each chapter is as follows: ch. 1: 2; ch. 2: 3; ch. 3: 5; ch. 4: 8; ch. 5: 9; ch. 6: 12; ch. 7: 20; (ch. 8 is missing); ch. 9: 24; (ch. 10 is missing); ch. 11: 26; ch. 12: 26; ch. 13: 144a; ch. 14: 27; ch. 15: 29; ch. 16: 31; (chs. 17-20 are missing).

Language(s): Arabic

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 17 leaves (pp. 2-34)
Dimensions (leaf):


One column with 21 lines



Marginalia: The copyist has entered no corrections in the margins.


Origin: The copy was completed in 1111 H; (1699 CE) by an unnamed copyist (see colophon on 186b).


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Funding of Cataloguing

European Research Council


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