كتاب النور الساطع والسر القاطع في علم الاوفاق.

Kitāb al-Nūr al-sāṭiʻ wa-al-sirr al-qāṭiʻ fī ʻilm al-awfāq.

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Uniform title
Format
  • Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Description
[98 i.e. 100] p. (15 lines), bound ; 20 cm.

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Summary note
A work on magic squares; the first chapter has seven sections. The first deals with those having three squares per side; the second with those having four; section three, those with five; section four, those with six; section five, those with seven; section six, those with eight on a side; the seventh with those having nine. A further section deals with 10-sided squares. The final chapter is devoted to the properties of letters.
Notes
  • Page 100 has an inscription in red ink.
  • Colophon from p. 98.
  • On p. 2 of cover: Muḥammad al-Shāfī, al-Nūr al-Sāṭīʻ.
  • Previous owner's name in gold at foot of spine: Muḥammad ʻUlwān.
  • Ms. in unvocalized naskh script on unglazed paper. Overlinings in red ink; keywords and diagrams in violet ink. Catchwords. Some marginalia. P. 21-40 bound upside down. P. 1-2 in a different hand; replaces a lost leaf.
  • Paper is machine-made and very discoloed. Probably first half of 19th cent. Some tears at corners and edges. Paper repair to hinge of first leaf. Text block has been trimmed. Paper very acidic and brittle.
  • Binding is quarter morocco in green. Title in gold on spine.
Provenance
AM 1993-19.
Other title(s)
  • Nūr al-sāṭiʻ wa-al-sirr al-qāṭiʻ fī ʻilm al-awfāq
  • Nūr al-sāṭiʻ
  • نور الساطع والسر القاطع في علم الاوفاق
  • نور الساطع
OCLC
430972082
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