Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Arab. e. 206 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: 7 works by 6 authors on the subjects of Mathematics, Inheritance and succession, and Astronomy
1. ff. 1v-20v
Language(s): Arabic

References

GAL II 266
2. ff. 21v-40r

A commentary on the sections dealing with the farāʼiḍ in the Mukhtaṣar of Khalīl ibn Isḥāq al-Jundī, d. 1365

*date on f. 20v 1810

Language(s): Arabic

References

GAL II 84
3. ff. 41v-59r

A commentary on 19 of the 24 bābs of the Minhāj al-ṭālib li-taʻdīl al-kawākib of Ibn al-Bannāʼ, Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad, 1256?-1321?

*A. H. 1025 given as date of composition of the work, f. 59r 1.5

**date on f. 20v 1810

Language(s): Arabic

References

GAL II 255
4. ff. 59r-60r

An introduction to astronomy

Language(s): Arabic

References

Appendix Astronomy
5. f. 60v
Author: Anonymous

f. 61r is blank

Language(s): Arabic

References

Appendix Astronomy
6. ff. 61v-93r

The authorʼs commentary on his own al-Muqniʻ fī ʻilm Abī Muqriʻ

f. 93 contains a note on the 28 phases on the moon (manāzil)

Language(s): Arabic

References

GAL II 463
7. ff. 94r-183v

A commentary on the sections dealing with the farāʼiḍ in the Mukhtaṣar of Khalīl ibn Isḥāq al-Jundī, d. 1365

*? is the "yaum al-sabt" of the colophon to be identified with the "yaum al-sabt 4th Ramaḍān 1221" (= 1806) of the last 2 lines of the text

Language(s): Arabic

References

GAL II 84

Physical Description

Form: codex
20 ff. 20 ff. 19 ff 2 ff. 1 f. 33 ff. 90 ff.

History

Origin: 1810 CE n.d. * n.d. ** n.d. n.d. 1807 CE *1806 ? CE

Provenance and Acquisition

[Any information about a single identifiable episode in the life of the manuscript between origin and acquisition]

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on the Bodleian Library's public card index of Arabic manuscripts with additional enhancements by the OCIMCO project team.

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