Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS Wetzstein II 1183 (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 Berlin State Library.

This is a lemmatically arranged commentary. The introduction begins on f. 1b; the beginning of each Book is as follows: Bk1: 1b; Bk2: 23b; Bk3: 39b; Bk4: 55b; Bk5: 78b; Bk6: 99b; Bk7: 114a.

  • (Anṭūn Walad Yūsuf Jawhar Ṭabībأنطون ولد يوسف جوهر طبيب)
  • Language(s): Arabic
    Rubric: The beginning of each lemma and the beginning of each commentary are in rubric.


    Ahlwardt 1975 Die Handschriften-Verzeichnisse der königliche Bibliotheken zu Berlin. Verzeichniss der arabischen Handschriften pp. 496-7, no.5. Berlin A. Ashner 1887-99

    Physical Description

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


    One column with 17 lines


    The text is written in naskh.


    Marginalia: The copyist has entered one correction in the margins (marked with صح) of f. 17a. Another hand has entered a few corrections in the margins.


    Origin: The copy was completed in 19 Rabīʿ ath-Thānī, 1235 A.H.; 4 February 1820 CE byAnṭūn Walad Yūsuf Jawhar Ṭabīb.


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    European Research Council


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