Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS Arabe 2836 (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 thematically arranged collection of the Hippocratic lemmata of Ḥunayn's version in 12 chapters. The introduction begins on f. 1b and the table of contents is in ff. 1b-3a. The beginning of each chapter is as follows: Ch 1: 3b; Ch 2: 3b; Ch 3: 16a; Ch 4: 18a; Ch 5: 21a; Ch 6: 25a; Ch 7: 29a; Ch 8: 31b; Ch 9: 32b; Ch 10: 34a; Ch 11: 35b; Ch 12: 38a.

Language(s): Arabic


de Slane, 1883-95, p. 511.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 41 leaves (ff. 1b-41b)
Dimensions (leaf):


One column with 13 lines


The text is written in naskh.


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 15th century CE.


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Funding of Cataloguing

European Research Council


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