Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 10879 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: 5 works by 2 authors on the subjects of Islamic astronomy, Islamic astrology, and Physiognomy
2. ff 90r-91v

Short tract on the movements of the planets

Language(s): Persian

References

Meredith-Owens 1968, page 25.
3. ff 91v-93v
Language(s): Persian

References

Meredith-Owens 1968, page 25.
5. ff 113r-122r

Imperfect at the end

Language(s): Persian

References

Meredith-Owens 1968, page 25.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 122 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 24.5 × 16.9 cm.
Dimensions (written):

History

Origin: 13th-14th century CE

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on G. M. Meredith-Owens: Handlist of Persian manuscripts 1895-1966. London, 1968, with additional enhancements.

Availability

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Subjects

  • Islamic astronomy
  • Islamic astrology
  • Physiognomy

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