Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS Arabe 2835 (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 BNF.

This is a collection of the Hippocratic lemmata of Ḥunayn's version. The beginning of each Book is as follows: Bk 1: 1b (The first folios [ff. 1b-4b] are written by another hand); Bk 2: 7a; Bk 3: [missing start]; Bk 4: 11a; Bk 5: 17a; Bk 6: 22b; Bk 7: 25b.

Language(s): Arabic


de Slane, 1883-95, p. 511.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 28 leaves (ff. 1b-28b)
Dimensions (leaf):


One column with 12 lines


The text is written in naskh. The first folios [ff. 1b-4b] are written by another hand. The beginning of each lemma is in rubric.


Marginalia: The copyist has entered some corrections in the margins.


Origin: The copy is unnamed and undated. de Slane estimates the date of copying around the 13th century CE.


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Funding of Cataloguing

European Research Council


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