Manuscript/Mixed Material Ḍawʼ al-lumaʻ fī al-ḥisāb ضوء اللمع في الحساب

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Title
Ḍawʼ al-lumaʻ fī al-ḥisāb
Other Title
ضوء اللمع في الحساب
Summary
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 Names
Ḥamīdī, ʻAbd al-Raḥmān ibn Aḥmad ibn ʻAlī.
Created / Published
997 H [1588].
Subject Headings
-  Ibn al-Hāʼim, Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad,---1412.--Lumaʻ al-yasīrah fī ʻilm al-ḥisāb
-  Arithmetic--Poetry--Early works to 1900
-  Mathematics, Arab--Poetry--Early works to 1800
-  Manuscripts, Arabic--Washington (D.C.)
Notes
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  Ms.
-  Arabic.
-  Title from introduction (fol. 1b): Ḍawʼ al-lumaʻ.
-  Transcribed by the author, ʻAbd al-Raḥmān ibn Aḥmad ibn ʻAlī Ḥamīdī, in 997 H [1588] as a gift to Shihāb al-Dīn Aḥmad ibn Shams al-Dīn Muḥammad al-Bahwashī al-Shāfiʻī.
-  Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945.
-  Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks; leaves repaired near spine; edges have dark stains and traces of damage from humidity. Text in black with some words rubricated; diacritical marks; a few marginal notes; catchwords on rectos.
-  Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-708.
-  Nashkī script; 17 lines in written area, 15 x 10 cm.
-  Fol. 1a-17b.
-  Binding: modern cardboard covered with cloth; leather spine.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
-  Incipit: قال الحميدى عابد الرحمن حمدا لمن قد من بالإيمان وأفضل الصلاة والسلام أهدى إلى الهادي إلى الإسلام محمد خير الورى وآله وصحبه وتابعي منواله وبعد فالعلم عظيم الحظوة طالبه يرقى لأعلى ذروه.
Medium
17 leaves (17 lines), bound : paper ; 21 x 16 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
QA101 .I2434 1588
Digital Id
amed0001 200149121 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.amed/amed0001.200149121.1
amed0001 200149121 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.amed/amed0001.200149121.2
Library of Congress Control Number
2008401027
Description
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.
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Ḥamīdī, ʻAbd Al-Raḥmān Ibn Aḥmad Ibn ʻAlī. Ḍawʼ Al-Lumaʻ Fī Al-Ḥisāb. [997 H, 1588] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://lccn.loc.gov/2008401027. (Accessed May 25, 2017.)

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Ḥamīdī, ʻ. A. I. A. I. ʻ. (1588) Ḍawʼ Al-Lumaʻ Fī Al-Ḥisāb. [997 H] [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://lccn.loc.gov/2008401027.

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Ḥamīdī, ʻAbd Al-Raḥmān Ibn Aḥmad Ibn ʻAlī. Ḍawʼ Al-Lumaʻ Fī Al-Ḥisāb. [997 H, 1588] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://lccn.loc.gov/2008401027>.