Manuscripts/Mixed Material Hādhihi risālah li-Ibn al-Hāʼim al-musammāt [sic] Nuzhat al-ḥisāb, al-mukhtaṣarah min al-Murshidah. هذه رسالة لابن الهائم المسمات نزهة الحساب المختصرة من المرشدة.

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Title
Hādhihi risālah li-Ibn al-Hāʼim al-musammāt [sic] Nuzhat al-ḥisāb, al-mukhtaṣarah min al-Murshidah.
Other Title
هذه رسالة لابن الهائم المسمات نزهة الحساب المختصرة من المرشدة.
Summary
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. The manuscript contains an introduction, two chapters, and an epilogue. On fol. 1a is a table of written numbers for use in official documents as well as verses (in code?). On fol. 33b, verse 6:115 of the Qur'an is written in another hand.
Contributor Names
Ibn al-Hāʼim, Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad, -1412.
Created / Published
[16---?]
Subject Headings
-  Ibn al-Hāʼim, Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad,---1412.--Murshidah fī ṣināʻat al-ghubār
-  Arithmetic--Early works to 1900
-  Mathematics, Arab--Early works to 1800
-  Manuscripts, Arabic--Washington (D.C.)
Notes
-  Ms.
-  Arabic.
-  Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection,1945.
-  Paper: yellowed cream with watermarks, split from spine; termite damage; affected by humidity at bottom of pages, and brown stains on the last page. Text framed by double brown line. Text principally in black, with a few rubricated words. Calculations and notes in margin in brown ink; catchwords on rectos.
-  Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-712.
-  Text is in Nastaʻliq script, with Diwani script on title page including a table of numbers from 1 to 100,000, and a verse from the Qur'an in Thuluth script on fol. 33b.
-  Fol. 1a-33b.
-  Binding: old torn cardboard with leather spine and edges; spine broken into two.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
-  Incipit: بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم و به تقتي أما بعد حمد الله تعالى الواحد بكل وجه واعتبار، والصلاة والسلام على نبيه محمد خير من اختار وعلى آله وصحبه وأزواجه البررة الأطهار، فان كتابي الموسوم بالمرشدة فى صناعة الغبار لما تلقى بالقبول وخص بالانتشار كلف به صديق لي يهوى الاختصار فألتمس منى أن ألخصه مبالغا فى الاختصار.
Medium
32 leaves (15 lines), bound : paper ; 21 x 15 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
QA101 .I255 1600z
Digital Id
amed0001 200149150 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.amed/amed0001.200149150.1
amed0001 200149150 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.amed/amed0001.200149150.2
Library of Congress Control Number
2008401697
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Ibn Al-HāʼIm, Aḥmad Ibn Muḥammad, -1412. [Hādhihi risālah li-Ibn al-Hāʼim al-musammāt sic Nuzhat al-ḥisāb, al-mukhtaṣarah min al-Murshidah]. [16---?] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://lccn.loc.gov/2008401697. (Accessed December 05, 2016.)

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Ibn Al-HāʼIm, A. I. M. [Hādhihi risālah li-Ibn al-Hāʼim al-musammāt sic Nuzhat al-ḥisāb, al-mukhtaṣarah min al-Murshidah]. [16---?] [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://lccn.loc.gov/2008401697.

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Ibn Al-HāʼIm, Aḥmad Ibn Muḥammad, -1412. [Hādhihi risālah li-Ibn al-Hāʼim al-musammāt sic Nuzhat al-ḥisāb, al-mukhtaṣarah min al-Murshidah]. [16---?] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://lccn.loc.gov/2008401697>.