Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. S. Digby Or. 167 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Simon Digby Oriental Collection

Contents

Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Riyāḍ al-adwiyah by Yūsufī, Yūsuf ibn Muḥammad ibn Yūsuf al-Maḥallī, -1559

A treatise on materia medica composed 946/1539-40 and dedicated to Emperor Humāyūn.

Contains introduction and Bāb I, on simple drugs, only.

Incipit: الحمد لله الذي خلق كل داء ودواء وجعل حبيبه لعلل القلوب شفاء . . . وبعد بر ضماير صافيه محجوب نماند كه اين نسخه است مجلى بعبارت جليله مسمى برياض الادويه بقلم شكسته زبان ترتيب داده
Explicit: وبعضى ٮقطٮں را اطلاق كرده‌اند بر كدو والله اعلم بالصواب
Colophon:
Language(s): Persian

References

Storey, II, 408, 13.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff. 68 + i
Dimensions (leaf): 22.3 × 13.6 cm.
Dimensions (written):

Layout

Hand(s)

Shikastah-Nastaʻlīq

History

Origin: n.d. [11th century] AH

Provenance and Acquisition

The collection of Mr. Simon Digby.

Donated to the Bodleian Libraries by the Trustees of the Simon Digby Memorial Charity, April 2015.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on handlist of Simon Digby with additional enhancements by the Fihrist team.

Availability

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Funding of Cataloguing

JISC

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