Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS A4723 (Arabic Commentaries on the Hippocratic Aphorisms project)

Arabic Commentaries on the Hippocratic Aphorisms project collection


Summary of Contents: This manuscript contains a translation of the book of Aphorisms attributed to Hippocrates.

Original manuscript in Istanbul University.

The introduction begins on p. 2. The beginning of each Book is as follows: Bk 1: 1b; Bk 2: 5a; Bk 3: 8b; Bk 4: 12a; Bk 5: 18a; Bk 6: 23b; Bk 7: 27b.

The copy is unnamed and undated.

Language(s): Arabic

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 30 leaves (ff. 1a-30b)
Dimensions (leaf):


One column with 17 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.

Funding of Cataloguing

European Research Council


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