Manuscripts/Mixed Material Kitāb sharḥ Nuzhat fī ʻilm al-ḥisāb /

Format Manuscripts/Mixed Material
Contributors Ghazzī, Aḥmad Ibn Qāsim
Dates 1722
Location Washington D.C.
Language Arabic
Subjects Early Works to 1800
Ibn Al HāʼIm, Aḥmad Ibn Muḥammad
Manuscripts, Arabic
Mathematics, Arab
Nuzhat Al Nuẓẓār Fī ʻIlm Al Ghubār
Washington (D.C.)
Title
Kitāb sharḥ Nuzhat fī ʻilm al-ḥisāb /
Other Title
كتاب شرح نزهة في علم الحساب /
Summary
Manuscript is a commentary on Ibn al-Hāʼim's book Nuzhat al-nuẓẓār, which itself represents the author's abridgement of his work Murshidat al-tālib illá asnaʼ al-maṭālib.
Contributor Names
Ghazzī, Aḥmad ibn Qāsim, -1575.
Created / Published
Shaʻbān 1134 H [June 1722].
Subject Headings
-  Ibn al-Hāʼim, Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad,---1412.--Nuzhat al-nuẓẓār fī ʻilm al-ghubār
-  Mathematics, Arab--Early works to 1800
-  Manuscripts, Arabic--Washington (D.C.)
Notes
-  Ms.
-  Arabic.
-  Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945.
-  Paper: yellowed cream with watermarks, in moderate condition. Leaves are loose from binding; last two leaves have been repaired; a little termite damage. Red and black ink on title page; text of Nuzhat al-nuẓẓār is in red and the commentary is in black; notes and calculations in a second hand in the margins. Catchwords on rectos.
-  Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-714.
-  Naskhī script; 23 lines in written area, 15 x 10 cm.
-  Fol. 1a-62b.
-  On title page is the ownership signature of Ḥasan al-Badrī al-Shāfiʼī al-Shādhilī al-Laythī al-Azharī, dated 1254 H [1838], whose name also appears on fol. 62b, dated 1258 H [1842]. There is also a faint ownership stamp on fol. 1a.
-  Binding: Modern cardboard covered with cloth; leather spine.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
-  Incipit: بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم و به ثقتي الحمد لله رب العالمين والصلاة والسلام على سيد المرسلين، الحمد لله الباري النسم العادل فيما قسم العالم بجذر الأصم، الواحد الأحد المتفرد بالقدم ... أما بعد فهذا ما دعت إليه حاجة الطلاب لعلم الحساب، الراغبين في تحقيق معاني الكتاب الموسوم بنزهة النظار في علم الغبار للعلامة أبى العباس شهاب الدين أحمد بن الهايم من شرح كاف ذي بيان شاف يوضح مراده ويتمم مفاده ...
Medium
62 leaves (23 lines), bound : paper ; 21 x 16 cm.
Call Number
QA23 .G39 1722
Digital Id
amed0001 200149 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.amed/amed0001.200149118.1
amed0001 200149 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.amed/amed0001.200149118.2
Library of Congress Catalog Number
2008401931

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