Manuscripts/Mixed Material Kitāb al-jadwal fī al-ḥisāb al-sinīn al-ʻArabīyah wa-al-Rūmīyah /

Format Manuscripts/Mixed Material
Contributors Thābitī, Muḥammad Ibn ʻAbd Al Laṭīf.
Dates 1800
Location Washington D.C.
Language Arabic
Subjects Calendar
Islamic Calendar
Manuscripts, Arabic
Washington (D.C.)
Kitāb al-jadwal fī al-ḥisāb al-sinīn al-ʻArabīyah wa-al-Rūmīyah /
Other Title
كتاب الجدول في الحساب السنين العربية و الرومية /
The text is a treatise on using the solar and lunar systems to calculate the months. It includes tables showing the correspondence of the Arabic and Christian years with a preface and it explains the positions and movement of the sun and the moon, and the discrepancies of the dates. Poem on fol. 14b and 15a.
Contributor Names
Thābitī, Muḥammad ibn ʻAbd al-Laṭīf.
Created / Published
Subject Headings
-  Islamic calendar
-  Calendar
-  Manuscripts, Arabic--Washington (D.C.)
-  Ms.
-  Arabic.
-  Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945.
-  [Syria?]
-  Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks, in fairly good condition, but the edges of some leaves are stained. Black ink on title page; black, red, and brown ink in text. Text is framed by a double red line; diacritical marks; marginal notes. Calculations in purple pencil in modern hand on fol. 13b.
-  Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-786.
-  Naskhī script; 19 lines in written area, 16 x 9 cm.
-  Tables on fol. 3b-9a.
-  Fol. 1a-17a; fol. 13b-14a ruled but blank.
-  Signature of former owner Muḥammad ʻAlī ibn Ẓāhir al-Watarī on t.p.
-  Binding: new modern cardboard covered with cloth; leather spine.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
-  Incipit: بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم رب يسريا كريم قال الفقير محمد ابن عبد اللطيف الثابتي نسباً القريشي . . . .
17 leaves (19 lines), bound: paper ; 20 x 14 cm.
Call Number
CE59 .T43 1800z
Digital Id
amed0001 200149100
amed0001 200149100
Library of Congress Catalog Number
Other Formats
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