Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS Arabe 6734 (Arabic Commentaries on the Hippocratic Aphorisms project)

Arabic Commentaries on the Hippocratic Aphorisms project collection


Summary of Contents: This manuscript contains a Syro-Arabic version of the Hippocratic Aphorism Hippocrates.

Original manuscript in BNF.

This is a Syro-Arabic version of the Hippocratic Aphorisms, of which the Arabic is taken from Ḥunayn's version. The beginning of each Book is as follows: Bk 1: 29b; Bk 2: 34b; Bk 3: 41b; Bk 4: 50b; Bk 5: 66a; Bk 6: 78a; Bk 7: 85b.

Language(s): Arabic


Uwe Vagelpohl, , Galeni In Hippocratis Epidemiarum librum I commentariorum I-III versionem Arabicam (Berlin: De Gruyter Akademie, 2015), 22–25.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 64 leaves (ff. 29b-92b)
Dimensions (leaf):


One column with 20 lines


The text is written in naskh.The beginning of each lemma is in rubric.


Marginalia: The copyist did not enter any note in the margin; however, the Arabic lemmata were heavily annotated by at least three hands.


Origin: The copy was completed in 10th October 1205 C.E.; 17th Safar 602 A.H. by Bahnām ibn al-Ḥaddād.


Please check with the holding institution for access details.

Funding of Cataloguing

European Research Council


Comment on this record

Please fill out your details.

How are we using your feedback? See our privacy policy.