Tadhkirat ūlī al-albāb wa-al-jāmi‘ lil-‘ajb al-‘ujāb تذكرة أولي الألباب والجامع للعجب للعجاب Anṭākī, Dā’ūd ibn ‘Umar أنطاكي، داؤد بن عمر and three other short medical texts

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The record is made up of Codex A collection of pages, usually gathered into quires, and bound between covers. ; ff. vi+330+viii. It was created in 1838. It was written in Arabic. The original is part of the British Library: Oriental Manuscripts.

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A copy of the medical encyclopaedia Tadhkirat ūlī al-albāb wa-al-jāmi‘ lil-‘ajb al-‘ujāb (تذكرة أولي الألباب والجامع للعجب للعجاب) by Dā’ūd ibn ‘Umar al-Qaṣīr al-Anṭākī (داؤد بن عمر القصير الأنطاكي; d. 1599). The encyclopaedia is accompanied by three other short medical texts.

The manuscript was copied in 1838, in Cairo, by the scribe Ayyūb of Nazareth (see colophon Section at the end of a manuscript text. , f. 330, lines 9-13, transcribed below).

Contents:

  • al-Anṭakī, Dā’ūd ibn ‘Umar (الأنطكي، داؤد بن عمر), Tadhkirat ūlī al-albāb wa-al-jāmi‘ lil-‘ajb al-‘ujāb (تذكرة أولي الألباب والجامع للعجب للعجاب) (ff. 3v-324v);
  • Anonymous notes on the medical properties of foods drawn from various medical books (من بعض كتب الطب) (ff. 325r-326r);
  • Hippocrates (بقراط), Kitāb al-buthūr fī ‘alāmāt al-mawt (كتاب البثور في علامات الموت) (ff. 326r-327v);
  • Avicenna (Ibn Sīnā, ابن سينا), Extracts from the Canon [ of Medicine ] (القانون) (ff. 327v-330r).

Folios 1v-2r contain a table of contents to the entire manuscript.

Colophon Section at the end of a manuscript text. (f. 330, lines 9-17):

وكان الفراغ من نساخة هذا الكتاب في يوم الخامس والعشرين

من شهر نيسان سنة ألف وثمانمائة وثمان وثلاثين

مسيحية في مدينة مصر المحمية على يد العبد الفقير

إلى ربه أيوب من مدينة ناصرة الجليل من عيلة

بيت مبارك فأرجو كل من نظر إلى

هذه الأسطر الحقيرة

ووجد غلطًا فيصلحه

ولا يلومني بذلك

صح

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Codex A collection of pages, usually gathered into quires, and bound between covers. ; ff. vi+330+viii
Physical characteristics

Material: Paper

Dimensions: 295 x 212 mm leaf [198 x 127 mm written]

Foliation: British Museum foliation in pencil; Arabic pagination in red ink

Ruling: Misṭarah; 19 lines per page; vertical spacing 10 lines per 10 cm; the written area is enclosed by a frame of double lines in red ink

Script: Naskh

Ink: Black ink, with rubricated headings and overlinings in red; text frame in red ink

Binding: British Museum binding in dark brown leather

Condition: Excellent condition

Marginalia: None

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Arabic in Arabic script
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Manuscript

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British Library: Oriental Manuscripts
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Unrestricted

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Add MS 12187

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1838
Context of creation

Cairo

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Purchased from the Rev. Hen. Tattam 13 November 1841

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Tadhkirat ūlī al-albāb wa-al-jāmi‘ lil-‘ajb al-‘ujāb تذكرة أولي الألباب والجامع للعجب للعجاب Anṭākī, Dā’ūd ibn ‘Umar أنطاكي، داؤد بن عمر and three other short medical texts, British Library: Oriental Manuscripts, Add MS 12187, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/annos/search/81055/vdc_100000000046.0x0001c7> [accessed 22 March 2019]

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