Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS Arabe 2841 (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 lemmatically arranged commentary (note that he only commented on a part of the lemmata). The introduction begins on f. 1b; the beginning of each Book is as follows: Bk1: 2a; Bk 2: 20a; Bk 3: 29b; (Bk 4 is lacking); Bk 5: 37b; Bk 6: 38b; Bk 7: 39b.

Language(s): Arabic

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 40 leaves (ff. 1b–40a)
Dimensions (leaf):


One column with 19 lines per page.


The text is written in naskh.


Marginalia: The copy has been collated with the exemplar. The copyist has entered many corrections in the margin (frequently with mark صح).


Origin: produced in thirteenth century. CE


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Funding of Cataloguing

European Research Council


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