Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS Ayasofya 3670 (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. The copy is unnamed and undated.
Author and Bibliographic antecedent: ʾIbrāhīm al-Kīshīإبراهيم الكيشي

Original manuscript in Süleymaniye Mosque.

This is a collection of ‘Abd al-Raḥmān al-Ṭabīb ’s glosses (ḥawāshi) on ‘Izz al-Dīn Ibrāhīm al-Kīshī ’s commentary on the Aphorisms entitled “Wasāʼl al-Wuṣūl ilā Masāʼil al-Fuṣūl.” The introduction begins on f. 2a; the beginning of each Book is as follows: 2a Book 1, 11a Book 2, 24b Book 3, 37a Book 4, 48b Book 5, 58b Book 6, 65b Book 7, Since it is a gloss, it is not clear whether it contains all of al-Kīshī ’s text.

Language(s): Arabic


Ramazan Şeşen 1984, Fihris maḫṭūṭāt al-ṭibb al-ʾIslāmī bi-l-luġāt al-ʿArabīya wa-l- Turkīya wa-l-Fārisīya fī maktabāt Turkiyā 1937 pages1111

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 68 leaves (ff. 1a-68a)
Dimensions (leaf):


One column with 23 lines



Marginalia: The copy has been collated with the exemplar. The copyist has entered many corrections in the margins (frequently marked with صح ). There are definitions and other comments in the margins that must be the glosses by ‘Abd al-Raḥmān al-Ṭabīb.


Origin: Unknown date The copy is unnamed and undated.


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Funding of Cataloguing

European Research Council


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