Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS Veliyeddin Efendi 2509/2 (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 Veliyeddin Efendi.

This is a lemmatically arranged commentary. The introduction begins on f. 103b; the beginning of each Book is as follows: Bk1: 103b; Bk2: 113b; Bk3: 122b; Bk4: 129b; Bk5: 141b; Bk6: 151a; Bk7: 158b.

Language(s): Arabic


Ṣeṣen, Ramazan, 1984, pagesp. 10

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 164 leaves (Siwasi's comm. is in ff. 103b-164b; the rest of the folios contain ibn al-Nafīs's commentary.)
Dimensions (leaf):


One column with 21 lines per page. The beginning of each lemma and the beginning of each commentary are in rubric.


The text is written in naskh.


Marginalia: The copyist has entered a few corrections in the margins.


Origin: The copy is unnamed and undated. Ṣeṣen estimates the date of copying around the 10th CH AH.


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Funding of Cataloguing

European Research Council


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