Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 46350 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections


1 copy of Durr al-tatwīj bi-taʻrīb muʾāmarāt al-zīj by Ulugh Beg, 1394-1449

Arabic translation of the astronomical tables of Ulughbeg

Incipit: الحمد لله الذي خلق السموات والارض وجعل الظلمات والنور ... اما بعد فيقول العبد الفقير... حسن ابن محمد الشهير بقاضى حسن ... لما من الله تعالى على في ... عام اربع عشرة بعد الالف الهجرة بملازمة العلامتين

Language(s): Arabic


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 275 f.
Dimensions (leaf): 30 × 19.5 cm.
Dimensions (written): 23 × 15 cm.



Clear naskhi hand


Origin: 1194 AH; 1780 CE

Record Sources

"Manuscript description based on Adam Gacek : Catalogue of the Arabic manuscripts in the Library of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 1981".


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