Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS 2508 (Veliyeddin Efendi) (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.

Original manuscript in Veliyeddin Efendi.

This is a lemmatically arranged commentary. The introduction begins on f. 1b; the beginning of each Book is as follows: Bk1: 2a; Bk 2: 13b; Bk 3: 25b; Bk 4: 34a; Bk 5: 51a; Bk 6: 65b; Bk 7: 81b..

Language(s): Arabic


Ṣeṣen, Ramazan, 1984-88, pagesp. 8

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 91 leaves (ff. 1a-91b)
Dimensions (leaf):


One column with 25 lines per page. The beginning of each lemma and the beginning of each commentary are in rubric.


The text is written in naskh.


The copy has been collated with the exemplar as well as with another manuscript. The copyist has entered many corrections in the margins (frequently marked with صح).


Origin: This copy was completed in 460 AH, 1067 CE by Aḥmad ibn ʿAbd al-Sayyid, who recorded on f. 92b that this copy was based on the copy written in Ibn Abī Ṣadiq ’s own hand.

Provenance and Acquisition

Ownership and waqf stamps are found throughout the copy.


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Funding of Cataloguing

European Research Council


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