Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS 5 (Arabic Commentaries on the Hippocratic Aphorisms project)

Arabic Commentaries on the Hippocratic Aphorisms project collection

Contents

Summary of Contents: This manuscript contains commentary on the book of Aphorisms attributed to Hippocrates.

Original manuscript in Maʿhad al-turāṯ alʿilmī al-ʿarābī.

The front matter attributes the text to Palladius (fl. C. 6th century) although recent scholarship contests that (see Pormann et al, 2018). It contains commentaries on the following aphorisms:: 1, 4, 9, 11, 12, 14, 16 and 17; II: 1 and 2, 9, 15, 19.

Language(s): Arabic

References

Biesterfeldt, Hinrich, Palladius on the Hippocratic Aphorisms, The Libraries of the Neoplatonists 2007, pagespp. 385-397

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 27 folios
Dimensions (leaf):

Layout

One column with 21 lines per page.

Hand(s)

The text is written in Maghribi.

History

Origin: The copy is undated

Provenance and Acquisition

The provenance of the manuscript is unknown. Lebanese physician and historian of medicine Sami Haddad purchased it in 1935.

Record Sources

Biesterfeldt, Hinrich, Palladius on the Hippocratic Aphorisms, The Libraries of the Neoplatonists 2007,

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