Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS Or. quart. 881 (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. شرح فصول أبقراط The manuscript contains the following works: 1) Introduction of Abd Latif Baghdadi's commentary on the Aphorisims in ff. 1-2, 247; 2) a part of Ibn Abi Ṣadiq's commentary on the Aphorisms in ff. 3-31; 3) Hunayn's Question on Medicine with Ibn Abi Ṣadiq's commentary in ff. 31-246.
  • ('Abd al-Lātīf al-Baghdādīعبد اللطيف البغدادي)
  • Original manuscript in Berlin State Library.

    The copy is unnamed and undated.

    Language(s): Arabic

    Physical Description

    Form: codex
    Extent: 247 leaves (ff. 1a-247b)
    Dimensions (leaf):

    Modern pencil foliation in Arabic numerals at the top outer corner of side a of each folio.


    Water damage.


    One column with 19 lines, ff.1-2 and 247

    One column with 23 lines, ff 3–246


    Large naskh hand. Two hands are involved in this codex. The first hand has copied ff.1-2 and 247 (19 lines per page), and the second has copied the rest (23 lines per page),

    Additions: Marginalia: There are no corrections in the margin.


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    European Research Council


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