Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS 3763 (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 Majlis-i Shurá-yi Islāmī Library.

This is a thematically arranged commentary. The introduction begins on f. 1b and the table of contents is in ff. 2b-3a. The beginning of each chapter is as follows:

ch. 1: 3b;

ch. 2: 10a;

ch. 3: 22a;

ch. 4: 38b;

ch. 5: 44b;

ch. 6: 55b (sec 1: 55b; sec 2: 61a; sec. 3: 63b; sec. 4: 67b; sec. 5: 69b; sec. 6: 69b; sec. 7: 70b; sec. 8: 72a; sec. 9: 74b; sec. 10: 76a; sec. 11: 77a; sec. 12: 78a; sec. 13: 84a; sec. 14: 86a; sec. 15: 87a; sec. 16: 90a; sec. 17: 95b; sec. 18: 96b; sec. 19: 101a; sec. 20: 101b; sec. 21: 102b);

ch. 7: 105b;

ch. 8: 119b;

ch. 9: 128a;

ch. 10: 130a;

ch. 11: 137b;

ch. 12: 139b;

ch. 13: 142a;

ch. 14: 144a;

ch. 15: 153a;

ch. 16: 160a;

ch. 17: 161b;

ch. 18: 162b;

ch. 19: 164a;

ch. 20: 168b.

Language(s): Arabic

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 120 leaves (ff. 1a-120b)
Dimensions (leaf):


One column with 14 lines per page. The beginning of each lemma and the beginning of each commentary are in rubric.


The text is written in nastaliq.


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


Origin: The copy is unnamed and undated.


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Funding of Cataloguing

European Research Council


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