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    Zīj. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The text ends on fol. 291b, followed by charts on fol. 292a-385a. Ibn al-Shātir was the muwaqqit of the Umayyad Mosque in Damascus, where he constructed a magnificent sundial to adorn the central minaret. The sundial displayed the time of day relative to sunrise, and midday relative to the time of the afternoon prayer. There were special curves to measure the times for the ...

    • Contributor: Ibn Al Shāṭir, ʻAlī Ibn Ibrāhīm
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 16??
  • Scrapbook compiled by Fannie L. Koster and given to Bertha Spafford Vester

    • Contributor: Koster, Fannie L. - Vester, Bertha Spafford - American Colony
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1908

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    Kitāb sharḥ Nuzhat fī ʻilm al-ḥisāb / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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: Ghazzī, Aḥmad Ibn Qāsim
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1722
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    Kitāb al-jadwal fī al-ḥisāb al-sinīn al-ʻArabīyah wa-al-Rūmīyah / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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: Thābitī, Muḥammad Ibn ʻAbd Al Laṭīf.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 18??
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    Kitāb qaṭr al-sayl fī amr al-khayl / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Manuscript is an abridgement of Faḍl al-Khayl by ʻAbd al-Muʼmin ibn Khalaf a-Dimyāṭī.

    • Contributor: Bulqīnī, ʻUmar Ibn Raslān
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1653
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    Kitāb Mā lā yasaʻu al-ṭabīb jahluh Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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.

    • Contributor: Ibn Al Kutubī, Yūsuf Ibn IsmaʻĪl
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1682
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    Hādhā Sharḥ Shaykh al-Islām Zakarīyā al-Anṣārī li-manẓūmāt Ibn al-Hāʼim fī ʻilm al-jabr wa-al-muqābalah al-musammá bi-Fatḥ al-mubdiʻ fī sharḥ al-Muqniʻ ... Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Ms. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. Transcribed by Ṭāḥā ibn Yūsuf and finished on 8 Shaʻbān, 1305 AH. [Egypt?] Paper: yellowed cream, in good condition but split from spine. Text of al-Muqniʻ in red, with exposition in black; text framed by double red line. Occasional diacritical marks; catchwords at bottom of ...

    • Contributor: Anṣārī, Zakarīyā Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1888
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    Hādhā Bughyat al-ṭullāb ʻalá Munyat al-ḥussāb / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Poem written in rajaz meter. Marginal notes indicate that the manuscript was compared with another copy of the same text.

    • Contributor: Ibn Ghāzī, Muḥammad Ibn Aḥmad
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 17??
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    Kitāb Dalāʼil al-khayrāt. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    A collection of prayers for the Prophet, with a description of his tomb and his names.

    • Contributor: Jazūlī, Muḥammad Ibn Sulaymān - Mawlawī, Muḥammad Ibn Ibrāhīm - Batchelder, John Davis - John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1772
  • Catalog Record

    [Qurʼān] Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Ms. In Arabic. Title supplied by cataloger. Gift of Charles C. McVicker. Paper: smooth yellowed cream with no visible watermarks; the first two pages and colophon are elaborately illuminated in green, blue and red on gold background; borders are gold, blue and red; titles of individual sūrahs in gold; verses separed by ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 18??
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    Kitāb sharḥ al-Lumaʻ fī al-ḥisāb / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The text is a commentary on al-Lumaʻ al-yasīrah fī ʻilm al-ḥisāb by Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad Ibn al-Hāʼim. According to the colophon, the author stated that he finished writing the commentary on 27 Ramaḍān 873 [10 April 1469] in Abū Tīj in al-Ṣa'īd, [Egypt].

    • Contributor: Sibṭ Al Māridīnī, Badr Al Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 17??
  • Risalah fi al

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Ms. Arabic Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks, untrimmed, in moderate condition; brown stains on bottom of many leaves. Black ink on title page; black and red ink in text. Catchwords on rectos. Marginal notes. Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-783. Naskhī script; 19 lines in written ...

    • Contributor: Budayrī, Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1831

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  • Kitab al

    The text is a popular exposition on the study of the order of events in time, and the order in which they occur, especially in those related to astronomical movements and the measurement of time. Note on fol. 2a in another hand says that the author was a famous astronomer during the reign of the Fatimid Caliph al-Ḥākim bi-ʼAmr Allāh (d. 411 AH/1021 AD). ...

    • Contributor: Ibn Jaḥḥāf, Al-Ḥusayn Ibn Zayd Ibn ʻAl
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1729

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    Kitāb matn al-Lumaʻ fī ʻilm al-ḥisāb / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Ms. Arabic. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks, with torn edges, in bad condition: leaves repaired, dark stains on top of leaves. Text is principally in black ink with some rubricated words. A few marginal notes in various hands. Catchwords on rectos. Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-706. Naskhī script; 21 lines in written area, 16 x 11 cm. ...

    • Contributor: Ibn Al HāʼIm, Aḥmad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 15??
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    Hādhihi Ḥāshīyat al-Shaykh al-Imām al-ʻĀlim al-ʻAllāmah Aḥmad al-Shāfiʻī al-Janājī al-Mālikī ʻalá Sharḥ Shaykh al-Islām Zakarīyā al-Anṣārī ʻalá al-Muqniʻ li-ibn al-Hāʼim fī ʻilm al-jabr wa-al-muqābalah ... Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Text is a commentary on Zakarīyā al-Anṣārī's commentary on the mathematical assumptions addressed by Ibn al-Hāʼim in al-Muqniʻ on the algebraic equality and inequality of functions.

    • Contributor: Janājī, Aḥmad Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1888
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    Raqāyiq al-ḥaqāyiq fī ḥisāb al-daraj wa-al-daqāyiq. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    As the introduction (fol. 1b) notes, this text summarizes and simplifies Kashf al-ḥaqāʼiq fī ḥisāb al-daraj wa-al-daqāʼiq by Aḥmad ibn Rajab Ibn al-Majdī, 1366-1447, which calculates the movement of celestial bodies.

    • Contributor: Sibṭ Al Māridīnī, Badr Al Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1825
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    al-Kalām al-yasīr fī ʻilāj al-maqʻadah wa-al-bawāsīr / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The text addresses the causes, diagnosis, and medical treatment by diet and drugs of calculi (stones) in the kidney, bladder, hemorrhoids, and hips. The text was written in 1169 H [1755]. The colophon is followed by a second incomplete text.

    • Contributor: Damanhūrī, Aḥmad Ibn ʻAbd Al MunʻIm.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1848
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    Ḥāshīyat al-Ḥifnī ʻalá al-Yāsamīnīyah. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Commentary on Lumʻah al-Māridīnīyah fī sharḥ al-Yāsamīnīyah by Badr al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad Sibṭ al-Māridīni, which itself is an exposition of al-Yāsamīnīyah by ʻAbd Allāh ibn Ḥajjāj Ibn al-Yāsamīn. The colophon (fol. 14b) says that the author finished composing the work on 14 Shaʻbān 1167 H [6 June 1754].

    • Contributor: Ḥifnī, Muḥammad Ibn Sālim
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 17??
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    Kitāb qurrat al-ʻayn fī tasyīr al-nayyirayn / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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.

    • Contributor: JaʻBarī, Muḥammad Ibn ʻAbd Al Qādir
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1525
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    Kitāb nukhab al-dhakhāyir fī aḥwāl al-jawāhir / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Title page has 5 verses on jewels.

    • Contributor: Ibn Al Akfānī, Muḥammad Ibn Ibrāhīm
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 17??
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    Kitāb al-malāḥah fī ʻilm al-filāḥah / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    According to Ismāʻīl Bāshā Bābānī's Kitāb īḍāḥ al-maknūn fī al-dhayl ʻalá Kashf al-ẓunūn, this text is a summary of Jāmiʻ fawāʼid al-malāḥah, by Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad Raḍī al-Ghazzī; it consists of 10 chapters and an epilogue.

    • Contributor: Nābulusī, ʻAbd Al Ghanī Ibn IsmāʻĪl
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1854
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    Kashf al-qināʻ fī waḍʻ al-arbāʻ min al-jihat al-sitt fī ʻilm al-falak. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    According to the colophon (fol. 12a), the author wrote the work in 830 H [1426] based on the lectures of Nūr al-Dīn al-Naqqāsh ibn ʻAbd al-Qādir.

    • Contributor: Ibn Al-ʻAṭṭār, Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1737
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    al-Nuzhat al-ḥisāb li-Ibn al-Haʼīm. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    According to Carl Brockelmann's Geschichte der Arabischen Litteratur (Supplement II, p. 154), the text is an abridgement of the author's book al-Murshidah fī ṣināʻat al-ghubār.

    • Contributor: Ibn Al HāʼIm, Aḥmad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1772
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    Ḍawʼ al-lumaʻ fī al-ḥisāb Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Text is a poem on arithmetic dedicated to Shihāb al-Dīn Aḥmad ibn Shams al-Dīn Muḥammad al-Bahwashī al-Shāfiʻī, as mentioned at the end of the manuscript.

    • Contributor: Ḥamīdī, ʻAbd Al Raḥmān Ibn Aḥmad Ibn ʻAl
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1588
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    Kharīdat al-ʻajāyib wa-tuḥfat al-gharāyib. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Popular but unscientific account of geography and natural history; sometimes attributed to Zayn al-Din ʻUmar ibn al-Muẓaffar Ibn al-Wardī, died 1349.

    • Contributor: Ibn Al Wardī, Sirāj Al Dīn Abū Ḥafṣ ʻUmar - Ibn Al Wardī, Zayn Al Dīn ʻUmar Ibn Al Muẓaffar
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 15??