Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS Huntingdon 359 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Huntingdon

Contents

Summary of Contents: This manuscript contains commentary on the book of Aphorisms attributed to Hippocrates.

This is a lemmatically arranged commentary. The introduction begins on f. 1b; the beginning of each Book is as follows: Bk1: 1b; Bk 2: 6a (ending at ii. 40; in f. 10b, Bk 2 ends at ii. 40, and then ii. 23 starts); Bk 3: 10a (starting from iii. 22's comm.); Bk 4: 12b (ending at iv. 35); Bk 5: 15b; Bk 6: 21a; Bk 7: 26b. This is an incomplete copy.

Language(s): Arabic

References

Savage-Smith, , A new catalogue of Arabic manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford 2011, volume pagespp. 6-8.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 30 leaves (ff. 1b-30a)
Dimensions (leaf):

Layout

One column with 19 lines per page.

Hand(s)

The text is written in naskh.

Additions:

Marginalia: The copy has been collated with the exemplar. The copyist has entered many corrections in the margins (frequently marked with ص).

History

Origin: The copy was completed in 924 AH; (1518 CE) by an unnamed copyist (see colophon in f. 30a). Commentary originally written before 1029.

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