Three texts on mathematics and astronomy [i-r] (325/330)
The record is made up of Codex A collection of pages, usually gathered into quires, and bound between covers. ; ff. 158+iii. It was created in 1114. It was written in Arabic. The original is part of the British Library: Oriental Manuscripts.
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Three texts on mathematics and astronomy related to Bahā’ al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Ḥusayn al-‘Āmilī (بهاء الدين محمد بن حسين العاملي; d. 1621), two by al-‘Āmilī, and a commentary by his student Jawād ibn Saʿd ibn Jawād al-Kāẓimī (جواد بن سعد بن جواد الكاظمي, d. ca 1654-5 [see al-Amīn, A‘yān al-shi‘ah , vol. 4, p. 271]).
The three texts were transcribed in 1114/1702-3 by Ibn Muḥammad Riḍá Muḥammad Amīn (ابن محمد رضى محمد أمين, see ff. 131v, lines 6-9, 142r, lines 18-19, and 158v).
- (1) al-Kāẓimī (الكاظمي), Sharḥ khulāṣat al-ḥisāb (شرح خلاصة الحساب; ff. 2r-131v);
- (2) al-‘Āmilī (العاملي), Tashrīḥ al-aflāk (تشريح الأفلاك; ff. 132r-142r);
- (3) al-‘Āmilī (العاملي), Khulāṣat al-ḥisāb (خلاصة الحساب; ff. 142v-158v).
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- Codex A collection of pages, usually gathered into quires, and bound between covers. ; ff. 158+iii
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Material: Eastern laid paper
Dimensions: 200 x 130 mm leaf [135 x 75 mm written]
Foliation: British Museum foliation in pencil
Ruling: Margins ruled, but no line ruling; 19 lines per page; vertical spacing 15 lines per 10 cm
Script: Nasta‘līq ; the scribe is Ibn Muḥammad Riḍá Muḥammad Amīn (ابن محمد رضى محمد أمين, see ff. 131v, lines 6-9 and 158v next to colophon Section at the end of a manuscript text. )
Ink: Black ink, with rubricated headings and diagrams and overlinings in red
Binding: Eastern binding without flap; red leather spine, boards covered with yellow paper
Condition: Tidemark at upper edge corner towards back of volume
Marginalia: Few, most in first item
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