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].


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