Jighmīnī, Maḥmūd ibn Muḥammad, d. 1221? Mulakhkhaṣ fī al-hayʾah Qāḍīʹzādah, Mūsá ibn Muḥammad, d. ca. 1436
Leaves 1-50 (in 1 v.) ; 18.5 x 13 cm.
No. 1 of 2 items bound together. Purchased from V.G. Simkhovitch in January 1955. End of leaf 50 corresponds to leaf 162 recto (numbered 166) of Ms. Landberg 361; probably only one leaf is missing. Fairly old (16th century?) hasty nastaʻlīq, almost entirely unpointed. With copious diagrams, some with background-pictures representing the constellations in the form of human and animal figures. In manuscript on fly-leaf: "Comprado en el Cairo 27/12/28. T[eodoro] B[ecu]." With Becu's bookplate. Islamic binding, in brown. With: 1 other title.
Commentary on al-Mulakhkhaṣ fī al-hayʾah (handbook of astronomy) of Maḥmūd al-Jighmīnī. Incomplete at end.
Islamic binding Natural and social sciences--Astronomy and astrology
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Arabic MSS 436
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
Brockelmann, I, 473; S I, p. 865. Hitti, 975. Ahlwardt, W. Verzeichniss, 5675.
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Partial work digitized.
Number of Pages: 1
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