Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS 885/1 (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. شرح فصول أبقراط

Original manuscript held in Köprülü-Fazil Ahmet Paşa Library.

This is a lemmatically arranged commentary. The introduction begins on f. 1b; the beginning of each Book is as follows: Bk1: 6a; Bk2: 21b; Bk3: 37b; Bk4: 48b; Bk5: 63a; Bk6: 77a; Bk7: 86b.

Language(s): Arabic


Şeşen 1984, p.8

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 95 leaves (ff. 1a-95b)
Dimensions (leaf):

Modern foliation in Arabic numerals at the top outer corner of side a of each folio.


One column with 25 lines


Naskh hand.

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


Origin: The copy was composed in 766 H; 1364CE by an unnamed copyist.


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Funding of Cataloguing

European Research Council


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