Manuscript/Mixed Material Kitāb sharḥ Fusūl Ibuqrāṭ / كتاب شرح بصول إبرقراط /

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Title
Kitāb sharḥ Fusūl Ibuqrāṭ /
Other Title
كتاب شرح بصول إبرقراط /
Summary
Text is a commentary on the Aphorisms by Hippocrates.
Contributor Names
Ibn Abī Ṣādiq al-Nīsābūrī, Abū al-Qāsim ʻAbd al-Raḥmān ibn ʻAlī, -after 1068.
Created / Published
[13--?]
Subject Headings
-  Hippocrates.--Aphorisms
-  Medicine, Greek and Roman
-  Medicine, Arab
-  Manuscripts, Arabic--Washington (D.C.)
Notes
-  Ms.
-  Arabic.
-  Title on container: Sharḥ fuṣūl Abiqrāṭ.
-  Paper: thick yellowed cream, no visible watermarks, in poor condition, particularly the first three or four folia and last leaf (cuttings, torn edges, repairs, etc.). Some termite damage. The leaf prior to the last one is misplaced, and the last three leaves indicate that some leaves are missing. Fol. 1a records that the manuscript was examined by Abū Bakr al-Baghdadī. Traces of humidity on outer edges of paper. Black ink throughout the text; some later red underlining and some marginal notes. Catchwords on rectos.
-  Library of Congress. Arabic manuscripts, SM-9.
-  Fihris al-makhṭūṭāt al-ʻArabīyah fī maktabat al-Kūngris, 13.
-  Naskhī script; 21 lines in written area, 20 x 17 cm.
-  Fol. 1a-120b.
-  Title page records former owners: Muḥammad Rafīʻ, Kātib Zādah (not apparent), ʻĪsá al-Kar (dated 890 H [1485]), al-Sayid Muṣṭafá Masʻūd (dated 1224 H [1809]); other ownership signatures/stamps erased or illegible. A note attached to the front pastedown records that in 1838 Muḥammad ʻAyyād al-Ṭantāwī examined the book and judged it to be 300-400 years old. The note also records the presentation of the manuscript to Dr. [Valentine] Mott by Dr. [Franz] Pruner, the head physician of Cairo hospital (after 1838).
-  Note on pastedown: "The Aphorisms of Hippocrates com̄ented by an Arabic physician Abderrahman the son of Ali--the son of Abi Saadek. The manuscript is judjed by the famous Sheikh Moham̄ed Aiād e Thanthoui to be old 3-4 hundred years. Cairo the 1 June 1838 Dr Pruner. Presented to the most honourable Doctor Mr Mott by his most humble servant Dr Pruner head-physician of the central hospital at Cairo."
-  Binding: beautiful old leather (original binding recut and rebacked) with blind tooling and gold design on front and back covers.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
-  Incipit: بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم كما إنعمت فزد قال عبد الرحمن بن علي بن أبى صادق ... إن العناية التي تبعث الخلق على اقتناء باب من أبواب العلوم من أشرف الفضايل الإنسانية سيما ما كان الناس كافة أمس حاجه إليه من غيره كعلم الطب.
Medium
120 leaves (21 lines), bound : paper : 26 x 17 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
R126.H6 A844 1300z
Digital Id
amed0001 200149116 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.amed/amed0001.200149116.1
amed0001 200149116 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.amed/amed0001.200149116.2
Library of Congress Control Number
2008427062
Description
Text is a commentary on the Aphorisms by Hippocrates.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2008427062
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Ibn Abī Ṣādiq Al-Nīsābūrī, Abū Al-Qāsim ʻAbd Al-Raḥmān Ibn ʻAlī, -After 1068. Kitāb sharḥ Fusūl Ibuqrāṭ. [13--?] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://lccn.loc.gov/2008427062. (Accessed March 26, 2017.)

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Ibn Abī Ṣādiq Al-Nīsābūrī, A. A. ʻ. A. I. ʻ. Kitāb sharḥ Fusūl Ibuqrāṭ. [13--?] [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://lccn.loc.gov/2008427062.

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Ibn Abī Ṣādiq Al-Nīsābūrī, Abū Al-Qāsim ʻAbd Al-Raḥmān Ibn ʻAlī, -After 1068. Kitāb sharḥ Fusūl Ibuqrāṭ. [13--?] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://lccn.loc.gov/2008427062>.