Manuscripts/Mixed Material Kitāb Mā lā yasaʻu al-ṭabīb jahluh كتاب ما لا يسع الطبيب جهله.

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Title
Kitāb Mā lā yasaʻu al-ṭabīb jahluh
Other Title
كتاب ما لا يسع الطبيب جهله.
Summary
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 Names
Ibn al-Kutubī, Yūsuf ibn Ismaʻīl, -approximately 1353.
Created / Published
7 Shaʻbān 1093 [1 August 1682]
Subject Headings
-  Medicine, Arab
-  Materia medica--Early works to 1800
-  Pharmacology--Early works to 1800
-  Manuscripts, Arabic--Washington (D.C.)
Notes
-  Ms.
-  Arabic.
-  Title from colophon.
-  Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945.
-  Colophon states that the ms. was completed on the seventh day of the eighth month 1093 by ʻAbd al-Nabī Muḥammad ibn ʻAbd al-Nabī.
-  Paper: yellowed cream; some leaves at the beginning of the work have been repaired; some pages show serious termite damage; red borders on fol. 1b and 2a only, remainder of text is not framed; written in black ink with names of plants, animals, and minerals in red ink; catchwords on versos.
-  Library of Congress. Arabic manuscripts, SM-8.
-  Fihris makhṭūṭāt al-ʻArabīyah fī maktabat al-Kūngris, 12.
-  Naskhī script; 27 lines in written are 16.5 x 7.5 cm.
-  Some vocalization of rubrics, remainder of text unvocalized.
-  Fol. 1b-347 a.
-  Envelope binding; old leather in poor condition; flap reinforced.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
-  Explicit: ينمه اسم بالمغرب لنبتة ورقها يشبه ورق الهند بازغبه إلا أنها أصغر ولها ساق يخرج من وسطها قدر شبر وأكثر ولها زهر أصفر كأنها الخندريلى وهى مجربة فى إلصاق الجراحات طرية ويابسة درا فافهمه والله تعالى أعلم بالصواب واليه المرجع والمآب.
-  Incipit: الحمد لله الذي لا يكتنه حقيقة معرفة العلوم والأفهام، ولا يحيط بكنهه ذات العقول والأوهام، ابتدع الأجرام العلوية وزينها بأجمل صورة، واخترع الأجسام السفلية وكونها على أكمل صفة. جعل العناصر سببا ماديا للكاينات الفاسدات والكون والفساد شرطا ذاتيا لحصول المتولدات ...
Medium
337 leaves, bound : paper ; 23 x 14.5 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
R128.3 .I127 1682
Digital Id
amed0001 200149140 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.amed/amed0001.200149140.1
amed0001 200149140 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.amed/amed0001.200149140.2
Library of Congress Control Number
2010404040
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2010404040
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Ibn Al-Kutubī, Yūsuf Ibn IsmaʻĪl, -Approximately 1353. Kitāb Mā lā yasaʻu al-ṭabīb jahluh. [7 Shaʻbān 1 August 1682, 1682] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://lccn.loc.gov/2010404040. (Accessed February 26, 2017.)

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Ibn Al-Kutubī, Y. I. I. (1682) Kitāb Mā lā yasaʻu al-ṭabīb jahluh. [7 Shaʻbān 1 August 1682] [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://lccn.loc.gov/2010404040.

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Ibn Al-Kutubī, Yūsuf Ibn IsmaʻĪl, -Approximately 1353. Kitāb Mā lā yasaʻu al-ṭabīb jahluh. [7 Shaʻbān 1 August 1682, 1682] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://lccn.loc.gov/2010404040>.