كتاب في الشهور الرومية. مختصر الهيئة والمفاتيح

Kitāb fī al-shuhūr al-rūmiyah. Mukhtaṣar al-hayʼah wa-al-mafātīḥ.

Format
  • Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
[14--?]
Description
82 leaves : paper, map ; 181 x 137 (137 x 102) mm. bound to 182 x 142 mm.

Details

Subject(s)
Form/​Genre
  • Manuscripts, Arabic—15th century
  • Waqf—Books—18th century
Related record(s)
Summary note
Collection of two texts on time reckoning and astronomical matters. Two dates are mentioned in the text as "hādhihi al-sanah allatī naḥnu fīhā": 607 H. (fol. 45a, l. 3) and 612 H. (fol. 69b, l. 5).
Notes
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title supplied by cataloger.
  • 14 lines per page. Written in medium small naskh in black ink, with use of red for headings and ornementation. The final letters of a line are often written in the margin (see fol. 31a). Light cream paper, glossy, with laid (and chain?) lines visible. Fol. 31-40, 33-38, 35-36, and 44-47 darker (tending towards orange). The paper has been ruled with a sharp tool (particularly visible on fol. 17b-20b). On fol. 65b-66a: Map. Incomplete at the beginning. Foliation in black ink using Arabic numerals (starts with 41 on fol. 1). Foliation in pencil using Western numerals.
  • Collation: Paper, fol. 81 ; 1-7¹⁰ 8¹⁰ (+1, fol. 81) ; catchword on the verso of each leaf.
Binding note
Dark brown leather over paper pasteboards with orange, green and brown marbled paper pasted on both covers. Leather over cloth for the spine. Paper pastedowns. Disbound.
Contents
  • 1. fol. 1a-41a: Kitāb fī al-shuhūr al-rūmīyah.
  • 2. fol. 41b-80a: Mukhtaṣar al-hayʼah wa-al-mafātīḥ fī ʻilm al-awqāt wa-al-maṣābīḥ lil-Sarrāj.
Provenance
Waqf dated 1194 H. on the pastedown of the upper cover. Acquired from Abraham Shalom Yahuda, 1942.
Source acquisition
Gift ; Robert Garrett, Class of 1897 ; 1942.
References
Mach, R. Yahuda, 4983, 5025
OCLC
69666772
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