Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS 303 (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 Arabic Medical Manuscripts at the University of California, Los Angeles.

This is a lemmatically arranged commentary. The introduction begins on f. 1b; and ends on f. 33a It includes a longer version of the introduction that gives the full name of the author as أبو الهمم نور الدين علي المناوي It contains Book I and part of Book II (up to Aphorism II.10). The beginning of each Book is as follows: Bk1: 4a; Bk2: 28b.

Language(s): Arabic


Arabic medical manuscripts at the University of California Los Angeles, Nancy Elizabeth Gallagher, 1983.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 37 leaves (ff. 1a-37b)
Dimensions (leaf):


One column with 17 lines per page. The beginning and text of each lemma are in rubric.


The text is written in naskh.


Marginalia: The copyist has entered some corrections in the margins.


Origin: The copy is unnamed and undated.


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Funding of Cataloguing

European Research Council


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