Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS Ar 3802 (Arabic Commentaries on the Hippocratic Aphorisms project)

Arabic Commentaries on the Hippocratic Aphorisms project collection

Contents

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

Original manuscript in Chester Beatty Library.

This manuscript contains commentary on the book of Aphorisms attributed to Hippocrates. This is a lemmatically arranged commentary. The first several folios are missing, so the beginning of the copy is a middle of comm. on i. 5. The beginning of each of Bk2-7 is as follow: Bk 2: f. 24a; Bk 3: f. 57a; Bk 4: f. 80a; Bk 5: f. 123b; Bk 6: f. 151a; Bk 7: f. 201b. Folios 63 and 66 are missing.

Language(s): Arabic

References

Arberry, A.J, The Chester Beatty Library, A Handlist of the Arabic Manuscripts 1955-64, pagesiv, p. 16

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 228 leaves (ff. 1a-228b)
Dimensions (leaf):

Layout

One column with 15 lines

Hand(s)

The text is written in naskh.

Additions:

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

History

Origin: This copy was completed in Muharram 680 AH, May 1281 CE by an unnamed copyist.

Availability

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Funding of Cataloguing

European Research Council


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