Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS 1632 (Arabic Commentaries on the Hippocratic Aphorisms project)

Arabic Commentaries on the Hippocratic Aphorisms project collection

Contents

Summary of Contents: This manuscript contains commentary on the book of Aphorisms attributed to Hippocrates.

Original manuscript in Süleymaniye Mosque.

This is a lemmatically arranged commentary. The introduction begins on f. 2b; the beginning of each Book is as follows: Bk1: 3b; Bk 2: 18a; Bk 3: 32b; Bk 4: 43a; Bk 5: 63b; Bk 6: 80b; Bk 7: 91a.

Language(s): Arabic

References

Ṣeṣen, Ramazan, 1984, pagesp. 8

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 105 leaves (ff. 1a-105b)
Dimensions (leaf):

Layout

One column with 21 lines per page. The first hand rubricated the beginning of each lemma and the beginning of each commentary.

Hand(s)

The text is written in naskh. Ff. 67b-68a are written by another hand; the paper, ink, pen nib, all change dramatically. Ff. 68b-69a appear to be taken from a different MS, being written on different paper, in a completely different hand (neat, tiny, naskh heavily influenced by nasta’liq). From f. 69b, the first hand returns to copy the text. Then the second hand completed ff. 82-105.

Additions:

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

History

Origin: The copy was completed by two unnamed hands. The first hand completed the copy of ff. 1-81; the second hand completed ff. 82-105, and recorded the date of copying as Thursday, 9th of Shawwal, 725 AH / September 1325 CE.

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