Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS Or 6419 (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 the British Library

This is a lemmatically arranged commentary. The first few folios are missing, so the copy begins with a middle of comm. on, lemma i. 1; the beginning of each Book is as follows: Bk2: 17b; Bk3: 30a; Bk4: 43b; Bk5: 62b; Bk6: 79a; Bk7: 90b.

  • (Aḥmād ibn ʿAbd al-Rahmān ibn ʿUmar)
  • Language(s): Arabic


    Hamarneh, Sami Khalaf 1975 Catalogue of Arabic manuscripts on medicine and pharmacy at the British Library p.4, no.5.

    Physical Description

    Form: codex
    Extent: 101 leaves (ff. 1a-101b)
    Dimensions (leaf):


    One column with 19 lines


    The text is written in naskh.


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


    Origin: The copy was completed in 724 A.H.; 1324 CE by Aḥmad ibn 'Abd al-Raḥman ibn 'Umar.


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    Funding of Cataloguing

    European Research Council


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