Format Books
Manuscripts/Mixed Material
Contributors JaʻBarī, Muḥammad Ibn ʻAbd Al Qādir
Dates 1525
Location Washington D.C.
Language Arabic
Subjects Astronomy, Arab
Manuscripts, Arabic
Washington (D.C.)
Kitab qurrat al
Other Title
كتاب قرة العين في تسيير النيرين /
Qurrat al-ʻayn bi-tasyīr al-nayyirayn
Contributor Names
Jaʻbarī, Muḥammad ibn ʻAbd al-Qādir.
Created / Published
932 H [1525].
Subject Headings
-  Astronomy, Arab
-  Manuscripts, Arabic--Washington (D.C.)
-  Ms.
-  Arabic.
-  Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC
-  Paper: yellowed cream with no visible watermarks, in moderate condition but stiff and difficult to turn. Black ink on title page, black and brown ink in text. Title page in a second hand. Fol. 1b-9a contain text, some of which is underlined; the rest of the folia contain tables.
-  Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-781. DLC
-  The text is principally based on the writings of ʻAlī ibn Ibrāhīm Ibn al-Shāṭir (1304-1375), as the introduction mentions. The colophon says that the text was copied from a manuscript with many errors written in a bad hand.
-  Nastaʻliq script; 23 lines in written area, 19 x 13 cm.
-  Tables (fol. 9b-31a).
-  Fol. 1a-31b.
-  Binding: modern cardboard covered with cloth; leather spine.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
-  Incipit: بسم الله الرحمن الرميم من حمد الكون استمد العون و به اكتفي الحمد لله موجد الحركتين و محدث العالمين و منشي الثقلين و مبدع النيرين . . .
31 leaves (23 lines), bound : paper ; 20 x 15 cm.
Call Number
QB23 .J32 1525
Digital Id
amed0001 200149132
amed0001 200149132
Library of Congress Catalog Number

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