Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS 574/2 (Hekimoğlu ʿAlī Paşa) (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 Süleymaniye Mosque.

This is a lemmatically arranged commentary (note that he only commented on a part of the lemmata). The introduction begins on f. 125b; the beginning of each Book is as follows: Bk1: 125b; Bk 2: 136a; Bk 3: 149a; Bk 4: 151a; Bk 5: 154a; Bk 6: 154b; Bk 7: 155a.

Language(s): Arabic

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 31 leaves (ff. 125b–155b)
Dimensions (leaf):


One column with 25 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 another manuscript. In the margins, the copyist has noted many variant readings from another manuscript (frequently with red mark ح).


Origin: The copy was completed by Maʼmūn b. Muḥammad b. Kamāl al-Isṭabānī al-Ījī on Thursday night (i.e. Wednesday) on the 15th (muntaṣaf) of Ṣafar 669AH; [1270 CE].


Please check with the holding institution for access details.

Funding of Cataloguing

European Research Council


Comment on this record

Please fill out your details.

How are we using your feedback? See our privacy policy.