Format Books
Manuscripts/Mixed Material
Contributors Jighmīnī, Maḥmūd Ibn Muḥammad
Dates 1872
Location Washington D.C.
Language Arabic
Subjects Astronomy, Arab
Longitude
Manuscripts, Arabic
Washington (D.C.)
Title
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Other Title
الملخص في الهيئة.
Contributor Names
Jighmīnī, Maḥmūd ibn Muḥammad, -1221?
Created / Published
1289 H [1872].
Subject Headings
-  Longitude
-  Astronomy, Arab
-  Manuscripts, Arabic--Washington (D.C.)
Notes
-  Ms.
-  Arabic.
-  Title from indrod. fol. 1b.
-  Transcribed by Ḥasan al-Ṭawīl in 1289 H [1872].
-  Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC
-  Paper: thick, cream-colored paper, with watermarks, in moderate condition. Black and violet ink in text. Catchwords on rectos.
-  Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-750. DLC
-  Text is a compendium of astronomy which describes the methods of determining the positions of longitude; it consists of an introduction and two chapters.
-  Text followed by three untitled poems.
-  Naskhī script; 21 lines in written area, 13 x 7 cm.
-  Sketches of the orbit of sun and other celestial bodies on fol. 3b and the 7 zones of habitation (aqālīm) on fol. 19b.
-  Fol. 1b-26a.
-  Binding: modern cardboard covered in cloth with leather spine.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
-  Incipit: الحمد لله كفاء أفضاله والصلاة على النبي وآله. يقول عبد الله الفقير إلى رحمته محمود بن محمد الجغميني رحمه الله إني ألفت هذا الكتاب فى هيئة العالم تذكرة من بعدى لكل عالم متحريا فيه التلخيص مع البيان وإيجاز الألفاظ إلى بسط المعاني بحسب الإمكان ....
Medium
26 leaves (21 lines), bound : paper ; 23 x 16 cm.
Call Number
QB225 .J54 1872
Digital Id
amed0001 200149143 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.amed/amed0001.200149143.1
amed0001 200149143 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.amed/amed0001.200149143.2
Library of Congress Catalog Number
2008401693


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