Manuscripts/Mixed Material Hādhā Sharḥ mukhtaṣar al-Tuffāḥah fī ʻilm al-misāḥah ...

Format Manuscripts/Mixed Material
Contributors Dimashqī, ʻAbd Al Laṭīf Ibn Aḥmad
Dates 1887
Location Washington D.C.
Language Arabic
Subjects Active 11th Century 12th Century
AshʻArī, Aḥmad Ibn Muḥammad
Early Works to 1800
Geodesy
Manuscripts, Arabic
Tuffāḥah Fī ʻIlm Al Misāḥah
Washington (D.C.)
Title
Hādhā Sharḥ mukhtaṣar al-Tuffāḥah fī ʻilm al-misāḥah ...
Other Title
هذا شرح مختصر التفاحة في علم المساحة ...
Majmuʻ fīhi al-Tuffāḥah fī ʻilm al-misāḥah wa-ghayrihā
Majmuʻ bi-hi al-Tuffāḥah fī ʻilm al-misāḥah wa-ghayrihā
Sharḥ muntakhab al-Tuffāḥah
Summary
Text is a commentary on al-Tuffāḥah fī ʻilm al-misāḥah by al-Ashʻarī.
Contributor Names
Dimashqī, ʻAbd al-Laṭīf ibn Aḥmad.
Created / Published
18 (?) Rabīʻ al-Thānī 1304 H [13 January 1887].
Subject Headings
-  Ashʻarī, Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad,--active 11th century-12th century.--Tuffāḥah fī ʻilm al-misāḥah
-  Geodesy--Early works to 1800
-  Manuscripts, Arabic--Washington (D.C.)
Notes
-  Ms.
-  Arabic.
-  Title from caption, fol. 1b.
-  Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945.
-  Written in North Africa.
-  Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks; edges of first 5 leaves torn, first and last leaves repaired. Text of al-Tuffāḥah written in pink, with the commentary in black, framed in a double pink line. Diagrams and notes in the margins. Catchwords on rectos.
-  Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-747.
-  Colphon (fol. 22b) says that the author wrote the text on 15 (?) Rabīʻ al-Awwal 1153 [10 June 1740].
-  Maghribi script; 20 lines in written area, 19 x 10 cm.
-  Fol. 1a-22b.
-  Binding: modern cardboard, covered in cloth; leather spine.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
-  Incipit: بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم و صلى الله على سيدنا و نبينا و مولانا محمد و آله و صحبه و سلم هذا شرح مختصر التفاحة في علم المساحة رحم الله مؤلفها حمدا لمن علم الأشياء كيفا وكما، وصورها في أشكال عديدة جما، وصلاة وسلاما على الماحى لرسول داعى الضلال وعلى صحبه وحزبه والآل، وبعد فقد سألني ... من لا يسعني مراجعة كلامه أن أحل ألفاظ نخبة التفاحة التى نظمها فى المساحة فأجبته لحل ألفاظها مصورا لأمثالها وأشكالها، ومن الله أطلب الاستمداد والإعانة في المبدأ والمعاد ....
Medium
22 leaves (20 lines), bound : paper ; 25 x 18 cm.
Call Number
QB281 .D49 1887
Digital Id
amed0001 200149111 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.amed/amed0001.200149111.1
amed0001 200149111 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.amed/amed0001.200149111.2
Library of Congress Catalog Number
2008401030
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