Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

CODRINGTON/READE ELLIS NO 20 (1). BOX 139 (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts


1 copy of Mukhtaṣar Buqrāṭ al-ḥakīm fī al-ṭibb by Hippocrates, (fl. c. 450s BC)

Contains Persian and Arabic versions of a medical work on medicine in 67 chapters going under the name of Hippocrates. 1) Persian, ff3-36. 2) Arabic, 39-80. And other works. See notes. Semi-literate notes on ff1a, 80b,117b, 140a refer to the copying of the various sections, and perhaps its composition, among a group of residents of BWNKR including ono or more Lahori physicians in A.H. 1240. Headings, punctuation etc. in red.

Language(s): Persian


None found.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Dimensions (leaf):


Naskh and Nasta'liq.


Origin: BWNKR: Various dates in A.H. 1240.


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