Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS 4751 tibb (Arabic Commentaries on the Hippocratic Aphorisms project)

Arabic Commentaries on the Hippocratic Aphorisms project collection


Summary of Contents: Dār al-Kutub, MS 4751 tibb is a modern copy (1942) of Damascus, Maktabat al-Asad 3152. This codex consists of two parts.
2. pp. 1-168

This is a lemmatically arranged commentary. The introduction begins on p. 2; the beginning of each Book is as follows: Bk1: p. 4; Bk2: p. 34; Bk3: p. 84; Bk4: p. 119 (in p. 145, line 14, iv. 14 ends). Afterwards, the copy is missing several pages: p. 145, line 14: middle of i.4-16 p. 154: vii. 44 p. 155: vi. 35 p. 159: vii. 50-end. It is a copy of Ibn ʾAbī Ṣādiq's commentary although on the front page, this copy is entitled "The second part of Hippocrates' Prognostics and ʿAbd al-Laṭīf al-Baǧdādī's Commentary on it".

Language(s): Arabic

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Part one: 82 leaves (pp. 1-164) Part two: 84 leaves (pp. 1-168)
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):


One column with 21 lines.


The text is written in naskh.


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 was completed in 1942 CE by Mahmud Sidqi, copyist at Dār al-Kutub al-Miṣriyya.


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Funding of Cataloguing

European Research Council


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