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    al-ʻIqd al-thamīn fī-mā yataʻallaqu bi-al-mawāzīn / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Ms. Arabic. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri, 1945. The colophon (fol. 42b) says that this manuscript was copied from a manuscript written in 1194 H [1780], which itself was copied from a manuscript written by the author himself. Paper: Cream, with watermarks, in good condition. Title page in black ink; rest of text in black with some red ink; marginal notes and calculations in various ...

    • Contributor: Jabartī, Ḥasan Ibn Ibrāhīm
    • Date: 1854
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    Taʻlīq ʻalá al-urjūzah al-Yāsamīnīyah fī ʻilm al-jabr. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Text is a short treatise on arithmetic and a commentary on the versified treatise of arithmetic entitled al-Yāsamīnīyah by ʻAbd Allāh ibn Ḥajjāj ibn al-Yāsamīn.

    • Contributor: Sibṭ Al-Māridīnī, Badr Al-Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 1911
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    Ḍawʼ al-lumaʻ fī al-ḥisāb Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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: Ḥamīdī, ʻabd Al-Raḥmān Ibn Aḥmad Ibn ʻal
    • Date: 1588
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    Munājāt. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Munājāt (Supplication) of ʻAli ibn Abī Ṭālib.

    • Contributor: ʻalī Ibn Abī Ṭālib
    • Date: 17??
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    al-Lumʻah al-Māridīnīyah Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Text is a short treatise on arithmetic and a commentary on the versified treatise of arithmetic entitled al-Yāsamīnīyah by ʻAbd Allāh ibn Ḥajjāj Ibn al-Yāsamīn.

    • Contributor: Sibṭ Al-Māridīnī, Badr Al-Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 1800
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    Qadi zadah ala al

    A commentary on al-Jighmīnī's book on astronomy, al-Mulakhkhaṣ fī al-hayʼah.

    • Contributor: Qāḍīʹzādah, Mūsá Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 16??

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    Kitāb al-fawāʼid fī maʻrifat ʻilm al-baḥr wa-al-qawāʻid. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Ibn Majid was an expert on the navigation of the Indian Ocean and it is believed that Vasco da Gama consulted him with regard to the route to India. The text covers all aspects of the navigation of the Indian Ocean, including routes, harbors, and landfalls.

    • Contributor: Aḥmad Ibn Mājid Al-Saʻd
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    Kitāb mafātīḥ al-raḥmah wa-asrār al-ḥikmah. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The ms. is in two parts. Part I, or Introduction by Ṭughrāʼī, and Part II, "From keys of wisdom" is by the Egyptian chemist Zosimos, translated into Arabic by al-Ṭughrāʼī. Part I is written in the form of lectures and is divided into 5 chapters: The science and its materials; Mixing and its way; Fire and its nature; Balances (of properties); Metals and plants ...

    • Contributor: Ṭughrāʼī, Al-Ḥusayn Ibn ʻal
    • Date: 17??
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    Kunnāsh al-Manṣūrī Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Text is a well-known medical encyclopedia in 10 chapters, covering diseases of various organs and their treatment as well as a description of anatomy and physiology.

    • Contributor: Rāzī, Abū Bakr Muḥammad Ibn Zakarīy
    • Date: 14??
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    Hādhihi risālah li-Ibn al-Hāʼim al-musammāt [sic] Nuzhat al-ḥisāb, al-mukhtaṣarah min al-Murshidah. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Ibn Al-Hāʼim, Aḥmad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 16??
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    Hādhā Sharḥ mukhtaṣar al-Tuffāḥah fī ʻilm al-misāḥah ... Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Text is a commentary on al-Tuffāḥah fī ʻilm al-misāḥah by al-Ashʻarī.

    • Contributor: Dimashqī, ʻabd Al-Laṭīf Ibn Aḥmad
    • Date: 1887
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    al-Insān fī al-ṭibb. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Text is a treatise on the human body and how to maintain good health. It explains that the body is composed of chemical elements, and deals with medication, nutrition, and diseases of various parts of the body.

    • Date: 17??
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    Kitāb al-jadwal fī al-ḥisāb al-sinīn al-ʻArabīyah wa-al-Rūmīyah / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The text is a treatise on using the solar and lunar systems to calculate the months. It includes tables showing the correspondence of the Arabic and Christian years with a preface and it explains the positions and movement of the sun and the moon, and the discrepancies of the dates. Poem on fol. 14b and 15a.

    • Contributor: Thābitī, Muḥammad Ibn ʻabd Al-Laṭīf.
    • Date: 18??
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    Hādhā kitāb ʻAjāʼib al-dunyā wa-mā fīhā Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The text is a section of ʻAjāʼib al-makhlūqāt by Zakarīyā ibn Muḥammad Qazwīnī.

    • Contributor: Qazwīnī, Zakarīyā Ibn Muḥammad - Ibn Muḥammad, ʻal
    • Date: 1797
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    Kitāb al-yawāqīt fī maʻrifat al-mawāqīt. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Manuscript has 12 pages of tables followed by 2 pages of notes from Kashf al-qinaʻ fī rasm al-arbāʻ; this section has pages missing. Note in a second hand on the title page says that the author was [an astronomer?] for the Fatimid Caliph al-Ḥākim bi-ʼAmr Allāh (d. 411 AH/1021 AD).

    • Contributor: Ibn Jaḥḥāf, Al-Ḥusayn Ibn Zayd Ibn ʻal
    • Date: 19??
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    Nubdhah laṭīfah fī ʻilm al-kitābah wa-al-aḥbār. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Treatise on the types, manufacture, and use of pens, inks, and paper.

    • Contributor: Ṭanṭāwī, Muḥammad Ibn ʻīs
    • Date: 1852
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    Sharḥ al-Lumaʻ fī ʻilm al-ḥisāb. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The text is a commentary on al-Lumʻah al-yasīrah fī ʻilm al-ḥisāb by Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad Ibn al-Hāʼim.

    • Contributor: Sibṭ Al-Māridīnī, Badr Al-Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 1761
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    Kitāb nukhab al-dhakhāyir fī aḥwāl al-jawāhir / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Title page has 5 verses on jewels.

    • Contributor: Ibn Al-Akfānī, Muḥammad Ibn Ibrāhīm
    • Date: 17??
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    Kitāb sharḥ al-Lumaʻ fī al-ḥisāb / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The text is a commentary on al-Lumaʻ al-yasīrah fī ʻilm al-ḥisāb by Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad Ibn al-Hāʼim. According to the colophon, the author stated that he finished writing the commentary on 27 Ramaḍān 873 [10 April 1469] in Abū Tīj in al-Ṣa'īd, [Egypt].

    • Contributor: Sibṭ Al-Māridīnī, Badr Al-Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 17??
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    al-Nujūm al-shāriqāt fī dhikr baʻḍ al-ṣanāīʻ al-muḥtāj ilayhā fī ʻilm al-mīqāt. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Text is divided into 25 chapters.

    • Contributor: Ḥasanī, Muḥammad Ibn Abī Al-Khayr
    • Date: 18??
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    Kitāb qurrat al-ʻayn fī tasyīr al-nayyirayn / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The text is principally based on the writings of ʻAlī ibn Ibrāhīm Ibn al-Shāṭir (1304-1375), as the introduction mentions. The colophon says that the text was copied from a manuscript with many errors written in a bad hand.

    • Contributor: Jaʻbarī, Muḥammad Ibn ʻabd Al-Qādir
    • Date: 1525
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    Sharḥ al-ʻallāmah Aḥmad ibn Qāsim al-Ghazzī al-Shāfiʻī ʻalá al-Nuzhah fī al-ḥisāb li-Ibn al-Hāʼim. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Manuscript consists of an introduction, 2 chapters, and an epilogue. The text is a commentary on Ibn al-Hāʼim's book Nuzhat al-nuẓẓār, which itself represents the author's abridgement of his work Murshidat al-tālib illá asnaʼ al-maṭālib.

    • Contributor: Ghazzī, Aḥmad Ibn Qāsim
    • Date: 17??
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    Kitāb matn al-Lumaʻ fī ʻilm al-ḥisāb / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Ms. Arabic. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks, with torn edges, in bad condition: leaves repaired, dark stains on top of leaves. Text is principally in black ink with some rubricated words. A few marginal notes in various hands. Catchwords on rectos. Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-706. Naskhī script; 21 lines in written area, 16 x 11 cm. ...

    • Contributor: Ibn Al-Hāʼim, Aḥmad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 15??
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    Kitāb zubdat al-ṭibb / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Text is an Arabic medical treatise in fomat of a symoptic chart in two parts: the first is devoted to theoretical medicine and discusses diagnosis by means of the pulse and urine; the second discusses anatomy and the treatment of disease. The second part is divided into 20 chapters and deals systematically with the anatomy and physiology of the human body and the treatment ...

    • Contributor: Jurjānī, Ismāʻīl Ibn Ḥasan
    • Date: 1677
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    al-Munḥarifāt. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Ms. Arabic. Purchase ; Mahmud al-Mansuri ; 1945. Paper: yellowed cream, with torn edges, in moderate condition. Watermark on leaf 20. Black and red ink in text. Title written in later hand in pink ink. Catchwords only on leaves 1 and 7. Starting from the third leaf, each verso begins with the ...

    • Contributor: ʻazzārī, Khalīl Ibn Ibrāhīm
    • Date: 18??