Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS 9452 (Arabic Commentaries on the Hippocratic Aphorisms project)

Arabic Commentaries on the Hippocratic Aphorisms project collection


Summary of Contents: This manuscript contains the book of Aphorisms attributed to Hippocrates. This is a collection of the Hippocratic lemmata of Ḥunayn's version.

Original manuscript in the British Library.

The introduction begins on p. 2. The beginning of each Book is as follows: Bk 1: 1b; Bk 2: 3a; Bk 3: 6a; Bk 4: 8a; Bk 5: 13b; Bk 6: 16a; Bk 7: 19b.

Language(s): Arabic

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 21 leaves (ff. 1b-21a)
Dimensions (leaf):


One column with 23 lines


The text is written in naskh.The beginning of each lemma is in rubric.


Marginalia: The copyist has entered a few corrections in the margins.


Origin: The copy was completed in 690 AH; 1291 CE by an unnamed copyist.

Funding of Cataloguing

European Research Council


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