Manuscripts/Mixed Material Sharḥ ʻalá Tashrīḥ al-aflāk lil-ʻĀmilī.

Format Manuscripts/Mixed Material
Dates 1700
Location Washington D.C.
Language Arabic
Subjects Astronomy, Arab
Early Works to 1800
Manuscripts, Arabic
Tashrīh Al Aflāk
Washington (D.C.)
ʻĀmilī, Bahāʼ Al Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Ḥusayn
Sharḥ ʻalá Tashrīḥ al-aflāk lil-ʻĀmilī.
Other Title
شرح على تشريح الأفلاك للعاملي.
Text consists of extracts from and commentary on Tashrīḥ al-aflāk by Bahāʼ al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Ḥusayn al-ʻĀmilī. Fol. 65b contains a list of book titles and a short story (scratched out) dated 1232 H [1816 or 17] and written in a second hand.
Created / Published
Subject Headings
-  ʻĀmilī, Bahāʼ al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Ḥusayn,--1547-1621.--Tashrīh al-aflāk
-  Astronomy, Arab--Early works to 1800
-  Manuscripts, Arabic--Washington (D.C.)
-  Ms.
-  Arabic.
-  Binder's title.
-  Title on frontispiece lined out: Sharḥ Qānūn al-adrāk.
-  Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945.
-  Paper: yellowed cream, no visible watermarks, in medium condition; termite damage. Black ink with some rubricated words; some underlining in black ink. Words missing in the text have been written in the outer margin. Catchwords on rectos.
-  Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-753.
-  Nastaʻliq script; 17 lines in written area, 13 x 7 cm.
-  Illustrations: outer margin of leaf 14a.
-  Fol. 1a-65b.
-  Undated ownership signature of Muḥammad Khalīl on title page. Another (partly illegible) stamp on fol. 65b.
-  Binding: modern cardboard covered with cloth; leather spine.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
-  Incipit: بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم تبارك الذي جعل في السماء بروجا وجعل فيها سراجا وقمرا منيرا. وهو الذي جعل الليل والنهار خلفة لمن أراد أن يذكر أو أراد شكورا ... وبعد فيا معشر الأحباب ويا زمرة أولى الألباب هذا سفير يدلكم على تجارة تنجيكم في نهاية الإدراك وفرائق حقير ينبهكم على حقايق قانون الإدراك ودقايق تشريح الأفلاك المنسوب إلي الشيخ الأعظم والحبر الأعلم ... الشيخ بهاء الدين رحمه الله ....
65 leaves (17 lines), bound : paper : 20 x 13 cm.
Call Number
QB23 .A4937 1700z
Digital Id
amed0001 200149115
amed0001 200149115
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