Book/Printed Material  |  Manuscript/Mixed Material Kitab al كتلب الجدول المبارك في علم الزمان و الفلك في حساب مداخل الأشهور العربية و الرومية / / Kitāb al-jadwāl al-mubārak fī ḥisāb madākhil al-ashhur al-ʻArabīyah wa-al-Rūmīyah li-ibn Jaḥḥāf

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Title
Kitab al
Other Title
كتلب الجدول المبارك في علم الزمان و الفلك في حساب مداخل الأشهور العربية و الرومية /
Kitāb al-jadwāl al-mubārak fī ḥisāb madākhil al-ashhur al-ʻArabīyah wa-al-Rūmīyah li-ibn Jaḥḥāf
Summary
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). Fol. 1b and 12b contain instructions (in the same hand) on calculating dates in the past (pages missing after fol. 12b).
Contributor Names
Ibn Jaḥḥāf, al-Ḥusayn ibn Zayd ibn ʻAlī
Created / Published
12 Muḥarram [?] 1142 [?] H [7 August 1729].
Subject Headings
-  Astronomy, Arab--Early works to 1800
-  Time measurements--Early works to 1800
-  Manuscripts, Arabic--Washington (D.C.)
Notes
-  Ms.
-  Arabic.
-  Transcribed by Maḥrūs al-Ḥidyah on 12 Muḥarram [?] 1142 H [7 August 1729].
-  Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945.
-  al-Jaʻfarīyah, Egypt.
-  Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks (tre lune), in bad condition due to damage from humidity; edges of some leaves repaired. Black and red ink on title page, text is principally in black ink, with titles in red and green. Text is framed by a double red line and ends at p. 16; the last 5 pages are poems and notes. Occasional diacritics. Title page is full of notes; some marginal notes. Catchwords on rectos.
-  Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-775.
-  Naskhī script; 35 lines in written area, 17 x 9 cm.
-  Tables fol. 5a-10a.
-  Fol. 1a-12b. Some leaves missing from the end.
-  The manuscript was copied from a book transcribed by Aḥmad ibn ʻĪsá al-Walīdī, corrected by Ibrāhīm ibn Muḥammad al-Sahl al-Ḥarrāzī.
-  Ownership inscription of Muḥammad ʻAlī ibn Ẓāhir al-Watarī on fol. 1a.
-  Binding: modern cardbard covered with cloth; leather spine.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
-  Incipit: الحمد لله الذي جعل الشمس والقمر آيه من آيات ملكه وقدر سيرهما بحكمته وكل واحد منهما يجرى بأمره في فلكه ... وبعد فإن الجدول الذي وضعه الشيخ الصديق العلامة الوثيق أبو محمد الخاص رحمه الله تعالى في تعريف مداخل الشهور الرومية وسنيها في الأشهر العربية وسنيها وابتداء الجدول من أول المئة السنة بعد الألف والمئة انقطع عمله وبطل حسابه. . . .
Medium
12 leaves (35 lines), bound : paper ; 20 x 15 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
QB23 .I264 1729
Digital Id
amed0001 200149099 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.amed/amed0001.200149099.1
amed0001 200149099 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.amed/amed0001.200149099.2
Library of Congress Control Number
2008427057
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Description
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). Fol. 1b and 12b contain instructions (in the same hand) on calculating dates in the past (pages missing after fol. 12b).
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https://lccn.loc.gov/2008427057
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Ibn Jaḥḥāf, Al-Ḥusayn Ibn Zayd Ibn ʻAlī. Kitab Al. [12 Muḥarram ? ? H 7 August 1729, 1729] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2008427057/. (Accessed June 24, 2017.)

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