A well-organized medical treatment manual explains the evolution of the healing art in the Middle Ages. It is an abridgement of Ibn al-Baytar's "Kitāb al-Jāmiʻ li-mufradāt al-adwiyah," with some additions dealing with nutrition and medicine.
Text is a commentary on al-Khulaṣah fī al-ḥisāb by Bahāʼ al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Ḥusayn al-ʻĀmilī. Two poems attributed to ʻAmr ibn al-ʻĀṣ on title page in a different hand. Last page includes a note in a third hand on a different topic.
Contributor:Jazarī, Ramaḍān Ibn Abī Hurayrah
Original Format:Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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Ms. (shahon), the copier and the date not known. Title from title piece. With no borders, text chiefly in 10 vertical lines. Oriental style binding (tetchōsō). Original covers (retained) have floral designs and clouds (or mists) painted in gold on bluish-black background, with title piece in red. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Sakanishi collection. LC set imperfect: ...
Work on gems and precious stones in 25 chapters, with each chapter devoted to a different stone. Discusses the beauty, color, use, physical properties, crystalization, and medicinal and magical uses of minerals and gems.
The text deals with the precise measurement of the size and shape of the earth, mapping points on the earth's surface, and the study of the earth's gravitational fields. The manuscript includes only three chapters on the third topic. On the last page is a note written in a different script about measuring with different kinds of cubits.
Ms. (shahon), the copier and the date not known. Caption title. With no borders, text chiefly in 13 vertical lines. On double leaves, oriental style (fukurotoji). Original covers (retained) have floral designs and clouds (or mists) painted in gold on bluish-black background, lined with silver paper; with title piece in green. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Kokusho ...