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    Hādhihi Ḥāshīyat al-ʻĀlim al-ʻAllāmah al-Shaykh Aḥmad Muḥammad al-Shāfiʻī al-Janājī al-Mālikī ʻalá Sharḥ al-Sibṭ al-Māridīnī ʻalá al-Yāsamīnīyah fī ʻilm al-jabr wa-al-muqābalah ...
    هذه حاشية العالم العلامة الشيخ أحمج محمد الشافعي الجناجي المالكي على شرح السبط المارديني على الياسمينية في علم الجبر و المقابلة ... Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Ms. Arabic. Transcribed by Ṭaḥa ibn Yūsuf and completed 16 Rajab, 1305 AH. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. [Egypt?] Paper: yellowed cream, in good condition; leaves loose. Black ink throughout the text, framed by a double red line. Few marginal notes; catchwords on rectos. Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-738. With: Hādhā kitāb al-Lumʻah al-Māridīnīyah fī sharḥ al-Yāsamīnīyah fī ʻilm al-jabr wa-al-muqābalah / ...
    • Contributor: Janājī, Aḥmad Muḥammad
    • Date: 1888
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    Kharīdat al-ʻajāyib wa-tuḥfat al-gharāyib.
    خريدة العجايب وتحفة الغرايب. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Popular but unscientific account of geography and natural history; sometimes attributed to Zayn al-Din ʻUmar ibn al-Muẓaffar Ibn al-Wardī, died 1349.
    • Contributor: Ibn Al-Wardī, Sirāj Al-Dīn Abū Ḥafṣ ʻumar - Ibn Al-Wardī, Zayn Al-Dīn ʻumar Ibn Al-Muẓaffar
    • Date: 15??
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    Scrapbook compiled by Fannie L. Koster and given to Bertha Spafford Vester
    • Contributor: Koster, Fannie L. - Vester, Bertha Spafford - American Colony
    • Date: 1908

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    Hādhā kitāb fatḥ al-tadāwī min jamīʻ al-amrāḍ wa-al-shakāwī /
    هذا كتاب فتح التداوي من جميع الأمراض و الشكاوي / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    The text is a complete treatise on hygiene and diet and the art of preserving good health. It describes the nourishment of the parts of the human body as well as medical drugs. The text consists of six synoptic tables, each of which is divided into 16 parts. Fol. 1a-17b contain the introduction; fol. 18a-21a are blank. The rest of the book consists of ...
    • Contributor: Maghribī, Abū Saʻīd Ibn Ibrāhīm
    • Date: 17??
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    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
    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). ...
    • Contributor: Ibn Jaḥḥāf, Al-Ḥusayn Ibn Zayd Ibn ʻal
    • Date: 1729

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    Sharḥ al-Khulāṣah fī al-ḥisāb /
    شرح الخلاصة في الحساب / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Text is a commentary on al-Khulaṣah fī al-ḥisāb by Bahāʼ al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Ḥusayn al-ʻĀmilī. Two poems attributed to ʻAmr ibn al-ʻĀṣ on title page in a different hand. Last page includes a note in a third hand on a different topic.
    • Contributor: Jazarī, Ramaḍān Ibn Abī Hurayrah
    • Date: 1665
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    Hādhā kitāb ʻAjāʼib al-dunyā wa-mā fīhā
    هاذا كتاب عجائب الدنيا و ما فيها / | Partie de Merveìlle du monde, Adjaib-i makhlukhat | 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 nukhab al-dhakhāyir fī aḥwāl al-jawāhir /
    كتاب نخب الذخاير في أحوال الجواهر / 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 al-itqān fī ʻulūm al-Qurʼān lil-Shaykh al-Imām al-ʻĀlim al-ʻAllāmah Jalāl al-Dīn al-Asyūṭī.
    كتاب الاتقان في علوم القران للشيخ الامام العالم العلامة جلال الدين الاسيوطي. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Treatise on the study of the Qurʼan its methodology.
    • Contributor: Suy
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    al-ʻIqd al-thamīn fīmā yataʻallaqu bi-al-mawāzīn
    العقد الثمين في ما يتعلق بالموازين / 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 - Manṣūrī, Maḥmūd Al-Imām - Mansuri Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1854
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    Kitāb al-jadwal fī al-ḥisāb al-sinīn al-ʻArabīyah wa-al-Rūmīyah /
    كتاب الجدول في الحساب السنين العربية و الرومية / 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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    Kitāb Dalāʼil al-khayrāt.
    كتاب دلائل الخيرات. | Delayel-al-Khayrat, or Supplications and religious Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Islamic prayers and devotions.
    • Contributor: Jazūlī, Muḥammad Ibn Sulaymān
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    Mukhtār min kalām Amīr al-Muʼminīn.
    مختار من كلام امير المؤمنين. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Collection of sayings and writings of ʻAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib.
    • Contributor: ʻalī Ibn Abī Ṭālib - Ashraf, Ibn Muḥammad Ṣālih Muḥammad Saʻīd
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    Hādhā Kitāb al-Ṭibb al-jadīd al-kīmīyāʼī /
    هذا كتاب الطب الجديد الكيميائ / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    The text is based on the medical and alchemical system of Paracelsus.
    • Contributor: Ḥalabī, Ṣāliḥ Naṣr Allāh Ibn Sallūm.
    • Date: 18??
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    Sharḥ al-Lumaʻ fī ʻilm al-ḥisāb.
    شرح اللمع في علم الحسالب. 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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    al-Munḥarifāt.
    المنحرفات. | Fawāʼid sharīfah wa-taḥqīqāt munīfah fimā yataʻallaqa bi-khuṣūṣ 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??
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    Lebanese Lullaby [transcript]
    • Contributor: Cook, Robert Harrison - Cornwall, Robert - Stedman, Lillian - Debs, Nicholas
    • Date: 1940-03-10

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    Kitāb Mā lā yasaʻu al-ṭabīb jahluh
    كتاب ما لا يسع الطبيب جهله. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    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: Ibn Al-Kutubī, Yūsuf Ibn Ismaʻīl
    • Date: 1682
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    Kitāb al-fawāʼid fī maʻrifat ʻilm al-baḥr wa-al-qawāʻid.
    كتاب الفوائد في معرفة علم البحر و القوائد. | Kitāb al-Fawāʼid fī uṣūl ʻilm al-baḥr wa-al-qawāʼid 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.
    كتاب مفاتيح الرحمة و أسرار الحكمة. | Mafātīḥ 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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    Wardah al-juyūb fī al-ṣalāh ʻalá al-Ḥabīb.
    وردة الجيوب في الصلاة على الحبيب. | Wardat al-juyūb fī dhikr al-ṣalāh ʻalá al-Nabī al-maḥbūb Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Islamic prayer book composed of selections from Dalāʾil al-khayrāt and Riyāḍ al-anwār.
    • Contributor: Jazūlī, ʻumar Ibn ʻabd Al-ʻazīz - Mukhtār Ibn Muḥammad - Jazūlī, Muḥammad Ibn Sulaymān
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    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. 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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    [Qurʾan fragment containing Sūrahs Yāsīn, al-Fatḥ, al-Wāqiʻah, al-Mulk, and al-Nabāʾ] Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Sūrahs from a Qurʾan written in Iran.
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    Ḍawʼ al-lumaʻ fī al-ḥisāb
    ضوء اللمع في الحساب 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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    al-Insān fī al-ṭibb.
    الإنسان في الطب. | Majmūʻ fī ʻilm al-ṭibb al-insānī | Majmūʻ fī ʻilm 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??