Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS Petermann II 233 (Arabic Commentaries on the Hippocratic Aphorisms project)

Arabic Commentaries on the Hippocratic Aphorisms project collection

Contents

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

Original manuscript in Berlin State Library.

This is a thematically arranged commentary (see Pormann, Joosse 2012, pp. 221-222). The introduction begins on f. 1b and the table of contents is in ff. 2b-3a. The beginning of each bāb is as follows: Bab 1: f. 3a; Bab 2: f. 8b; Bab 3: f. 18a; Bab 4: f. 32a; Bab 5: f. 37a; Bab 6: f. 46b; Bab 7: f. 90a (“On diseases afflicting women”); Bab 8: f. 101b; Bab 9: f. 109b; Bab 10: f. 111a; Bab 11: f. 117a; Bab 12: f. 118b; Bab 13: f. 120b; Bab 14: f. 122b ("On crises and their days, and the purges that happen in them and the symptoms that occur during [the crisis]"); Bab 15: f. 130a; Bab 16: f. 136a; Bab 17: f. 137a; Bab 18: f. 138a (On drink); Bab 19: f. 139b; Bab 20: f. 143b. And conclusion (khātima) is on f. 148b. The copy is complete.

Language(s): Arabic

References

Ahlwardt, Wilhelm, pagesvil.5, pp. 495-6

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 149 leaves (ff. 1a-149b)
Dimensions (leaf): 220 mm × 133 mm mm.
Dimensions (written): 150 mm × 77.5 mm mm.

Layout

One column with 17 lines

Hand(s)

The text is written in taʿlīq.

Additions:

Marginalia: There are no corrections in the codex.

History

Origin: This copy is unnamed and undated. Ahlwardt estimates the date of copying as 1100 H/1688 CE.

Availability

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Funding of Cataloguing

European Research Council


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