Books Qabas al-ḍawʼ fī al-ḥisāb.

Format Books
Contributors Ḥamīdī, ʻAbd Al Raḥmān Ibn Aḥmad Ibn ʻAl
Dates 1589
Location Washington D.C.
Language Arabic
Subjects Arithmetic
Early Works to 1800
Early Works to 1900
Manuscripts, Arabic
Mathematics, Arab
Poetry
Washington (D.C.)
Title
Qabas al-ḍawʼ fī al-ḥisāb.
Other Title
قبس الضوء في الحساب.
Summary
Text is a poem on arithmetic.
Contributor Names
Ḥamīdī, ʻAbd al-Raḥmān ibn Aḥmad ibn ʻAlī.
Created / Published
12 Rabīʻ al-Awwal 997 H [29 January 1589].
Subject Headings
-  Arithmetic--Poetry--Early works to 1900
-  Mathematics, Arab--Poetry--Early works to 1800
-  Manuscripts, Arabic--Washington (D.C.)
Notes
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  Ms.
-  Arabic.
-  Title from cover.
-  Transcribed by the author, ʻAbd al-Raḥmān ibn Aḥmad ibn ʻAlī Ḥamīdī, on 12 Rabīʻ al-Awwal 997 H [29 January 1589].
-  Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945.
-  Paper: yellowed cream with watermarks; brown stains at bottom of leaves; leaves repaired near spine. Text is principally in black ink with some words in red. Occasional diacritical marks; catchwords on rectos.
-  Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-710.
-  Naskhī script; 17 lines in written area, 15 x 10 cm.
-  Fol. 1b-7b.
-  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 محمد و آله و سلم قال الحميدى عابد الرحمن أحمد مولى عم بالاحسان وأفضل الصلاة والتســليم على الحبيب المصطفى الكريم محمد خير الورى والآل الصحب أهل الجود والأفضال. . . .
Medium
7 leaves (17 lines), bound : paper ; 21 x 16 cm.
Call Number
QA101 .H185 1589
Digital Id
amed0001 200149131 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.amed/amed0001.200149131.1
amed0001 200149131 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.amed/amed0001.200149131.2
Library of Congress Catalog Number
2008401700


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