MS 3527 (Arabic Commentaries on the Hippocratic Aphorisms project)
Arabic Commentaries on the Hippocratic Aphorisms project collection
Original manuscript in Süleymaniye Mosque.
This is a lemmatically arranged commentary. The introduction begins on f. 1b; the beginning of each Book is as follows: Bk1: 3b; Bk 2: 35b; Bk 3: 49a; Bk 4: 65a; Bk 5: 96b; Bk 6: 125a; Bk 7: 154a.
One column with 16 lines per page. The beginning of each lemma and the beginning of each commentary are in rubric.
The text is written in naskh.
Marginalia: The copy has been collated with the exemplar as well as with another manuscript. The copyist has entered many corrections in the margins (sometimes marked with صح), and has noted some variant readings from another manuscript (marked with نح). Another hand also has entered corrections in the margins. Aphorism numbers are written in margins.
There is a loose leaf that serves as an “table of contents” written in a different hand, listing the maqala number followed by a brief description of the contents.
Provenance and Acquisition
Fol. 2a, contains Waqf and ownership stamps as well as a note by Yusuf, son of Mika’il the Physician (al-Mutaṭabbib) that it came into his possession “one day [ yawma’idhin ]” in Aleppo in the year 1337 AH [ 1918 CE ].
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